In the most severe cases, yes. When uterine polyps grow near the Fallopian tubes, they may obstruct the opening of the tubes and lead to difficulty with getting pregnant. Also, if they irritate the uterine lining, they can prevent embryo implantation.
Can uterine polyps prevent pregnancy?
By Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 11/06/2017
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).