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Causes of Infertility in Women - diagnosis and treatment


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Infertility in women can happen due to various reasons. One of the top factors affecting female fertility is age. As the age of the female increases, her fertility decreases. Apart from age, there are other problems that might lead to infertility.

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Causes of Infertility in Women - diagnosis and treatment

  1. 1. Find Businesses Create Business Profile Create Showroom/Expo Log In Submitted 9 hours 49 min ago by Dr Shivani Sach.... Delhi, India - Jan. 19, 2019 - Infertility is quite a common problem that occurs in one out of every six couples. A person is diagnosed as infertile when he/she is unable to conceive a child after trying for a whole year or more. Causes of Infertility in women: Infertility in women can happen due to various reasons. One of the top factors affecting female fertility is age. As the age of the female increases, her fertility decreases. Apart from age, there are other problems that might lead to infertility: Uterine abnormalities or Uterus Problems - A tumor or cyst in the uterus and then their surgical removal can block the entrance of the sperms into the uterus. It may also interfere with the implantation of the sperm and can cause miscarriage. Ovulation disorders - Release of eggs from the ovaries is called as Ovulation. Ovulation disorder is one of the main reasons for the infertility issues in women. It includes infrequent ovulation, polycystic ovary syndrome, hypothalamic dysfunction etc. Damage to the fallopian tubes - If the fallopian tube is either damaged or blocked, it can stop the sperm from reaching into the uterus, hence causing infertility. - When bits of issues known as endometrium that makes up the uterus lining, start growing in other locations, it is known as Endometriosis. This tissue growth and then the removal of it that is often done by surgery can cause a scar or blockage of the fallopian tube. This is another major cause of female infertility. Alcohol/Drugs use - Excessive Alcohol and drug usage for a long period of time might result in infertility issues. If a woman is pregnant then the excessive use of alcohol and Drugs might lead to the miscarriage as well. Infertility Diagnosis Your doctor may use the following procedures to check for Infertility: Blood or Urine Tests - These are majorly done to check for any sort of infection or Hormonal imbalance that might be preventing the fertilization. Ultrasound - An Ultrasound helps in checking for any abnormality in the organs and it also helps in discovering any tumor or cyst present. Cervical Mucus Tests - Cervical Mucus Tests helps in analyzing that whether the ovulation is happening or not and if it is happening then at what rate. Laparoscopy - A tube fitted with a camera is inserted via a small cut near your belly button to check for any blockages or any abnormal growth. HSG (Hysterosalpingography) - Saline or dye is injected into your cervix which then travels up to the fallopian tube. An ultrasound or x-ray is then done to check for any blockages in your Fallopian tube. There might be other types of tests that you need to undergo but that will solely depend on your conditions. Treatment Based on the complex nature of infertility, there are various kinds of treatment available nowadays. Some women regain their fertility by getting medications only, some might require surgical assistance and then there are some that might need assistance in reproduction. Based on these, the treatment is divided into three parts: Causes of Infertility in Women - diagnosis and treatment
  2. 2. 1. Many fertility drugs are used to help stimulate the ovulation. These drugs act like natural stimulant and help in triggering the ovulation. Even the fertile women use these medications to help in getting higher success rate in getting pregnant and if they wish for twins or more. Gonadotropins -. This medicine is directly injected inside the female body and it directly stimulates the ovary to produce multiple eggs. Letrozole - This is basically used for the ovulation induction and acts as a stimulant. Metformin - Metformin helps in fighting the insulin resistance if it is a known reason for infertility, and increases the chance of ovulation. Clomiphene citrate - This is taken as an oral solution and helps in stimulating the ovarian follicles which leads to an increase in ovulation. These are the few medicines that are often given to the infertility patients to increase their chance at fertilization by enhancing the ovulation. However, these medicines also come with few risks like: Multiple pregnancies, Long-term risks of ovarian tumors, Swollen ovaries etc. 1. Surgical Treatments Laparoscopic or hysteroscopic surgery- These sorts of surgeries helps in removing and treating any sort of abnormalities that might be there. Tubal surgeries. These surgeries are basically done for the women who have blocked fallopian tubes. This surgery is basically for opening the blockage and to remove unwanted growth or fluid in the fallopian tubes. 1. Assistance with Reproduction The most commonly used methods of reproductive assistance include: Intrauterine insemination- In this process a lot of healthy sperms are placed in the uterus during the ovulation period of the woman, leading to the higher chances of fertilization. IVF treatment - This is the process in which eggs from female are placed in a dish, in a lab, and then sperms are released into the dish so that to encourage to natural fertilization. Once an embryo is formed and shows healthy growth, it is then placed back inside the woman's uterus. Contact for more information or to get ivf experts suggestion- Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour (SCI IVF Hospital) A-1, Ground Floor, Kailash Colony, New Delhi 110048, India, Mail us- ivf infertility Share Fitness Asia English Help Center About FeedsFloor Blog Privacy Terms Disclaimer Contact us Chambers of Commerce GDPR Merchandise Follow us FeedsFloor � 2019