fertility evaluation

getting started

Your initial consultation is an important milestone towards your treatment. During your consultation our specialists will understand your case by gathering all relevant information regarding your circumstances, past medical conditions and previous care. It helps them to plan the treatment according to your and your partner's needs. Thus it is crucial for both of you to attend this appointment. You may be advised for further diagnostic testing which may include the following.

evaluating female infertility

  • Ovulation testing: This test measures your hormone levels to determine whether you are ovulating or not.
  • Tubal patency tests: This test detects blockages or pelvic adhesions in your fallopian tubes. It includes procedures like gas insufflation, hysterosalpingography (HSG), laparoscopy, etc.
  • Pelvic ultrasound: It checks the status of your uterus, fallopian tubes, endometrium and ovaries to identify fibroid tumors, endometriosis, pelvic infections, ovarian cysts, hydrosalpinx etc.
  • Follicular monitoring: This involves a series of ultrasonic monitoring of the ovarian follicles to identify when the egg is mature.
  • Hormonal tests: This test is performed to measure the level of estradiol, follicular stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), progesterone, prolactin and thyroid (TSH, T3 and T4) hormones. It gives you an indication of your ovarian reserve.
  • Hysteroscopy and laproscopy: These procedures provide exact condition of your pelvic organs and are helpful in diagnosing abnormal uterine conditions such as fibroids, scar tissue, polyps and congenital malformations.

evaluating male infertility

  • General physical examination: It may include examination of your genitals and questions concerning your medical history, illnesses and disabilities, medications and sexual habits.
  • Semen analysis: This test is performed to determine the quality, volume, concentration and motility of your sperms.
  • Transrectal and scrotal ultrasound: It is performed to look for conditions such as retrograde ejaculation and ejaculatory duct obstruction.
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