- 03 Mar 2020, 00:16
Yes, cancer treatment can affect the ability to become pregnant.Most chemotherapy (chemo) drugs can damage a woman's eggs, affecting her fertility. This depends on the woman's age, the types of drugs she gets, and the drug doses, making it hard to predict if a woman is likely to be fertile after chemo.
General chemo complications, like nausea, tiredness, and weakness, can take away both your energy and desire for sex. Other side effects that may impact your sexual health include: early menopause (hot flashes, irregular or no menstrual periods, vaginal tightness).