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I had an accident involving a broom stick and my vagina when i was 11 i tore my vagina and instestines bbut the doxs stiched me up and said my repriductive system was ok now 8 years later im trying to have a bby and i have never been pregnant despise that fact that i have been having unprotected sex for 5 years with the same person im smoke cigarettes could that be it or am i infertile
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HI!
If you were my patient, I would be strongly inclined to offer you the option of a hystersalpingogram (dye study of the uterus and fallopian tubes) and/or a laparoscopy to check things in there.  I would be concerned about scar tissue from the accident causing infertility.  Cigarette smoking may reduce fertility, but usually doesn't delay pregnancy for 5 years.
Good luck!
Dr B
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