This is the commonest cause of female infertility locally. Tubes may be blocked following sexually transmitted infections (STIs), other pelvic infections, or even after pelvic surgery. Tests to check the tubes are easily available.
There are various reasons why couples may wish to conceive either a baby boy or a girl. Family balance or societal pressures are some of the reasons. Rarely, there may be a medical reason why a child of a particular sex is desired. But sex selection purely for social reasons has ethical and demographic dilemmas, and is medically illegal in many jurisdictions.
The term ovarian cyst is known to most women in the reproductive age group. It denotes fluid-filled swellings within the ovary. Unfortunately, many women get quite anxious whenever a diagnosis of an ovarian cyst is made. Luckily, most cysts are innocent (or benign in medical terms), and usually disappear on their own without any active interventions.