The benefits of fertility testing


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The benefits of fertility testing

  1. 1. The Benefits of Fertility Testing By Justin DiMateo 1
  2. 2. Testing for infertility is an advisable approach to reveal if there is a condition that requires immediate care. Infertility is defined as the lack of ability to get pregnant following 12 months of unprotected intercourse. For females above the age of thirty-five, infertility could be defined as an incapability to become pregnant following only 6 months. Spouses who are currently having difficulty in getting pregnant or who perceive they could be infertile usually turn to fertility testing to identify the issue so they may engage in an effective treatment plan, preferably with a reproductive endocrinologist. As far as males are concerned, a fertility test repeatedly includes a semen analysis in which the man's semen is analyzed for sperm count, motility and quality. For women, there are some checks that may be recommended including blood tests and various probing assessments like endometrial biopsy, ultrasound of the stomach, laparoscopy and more choices. These checks frequently seek out, or assess the, numerous correctable causes of infertility in females. Subject to the female's certain signs or other factors encompassing her infertility, particular assessments could become more extremely wanted than others. 2
  3. 3. Whichever checks you select, treating problems in their early stages can save a lot of frustration and anxiety. In certain situations, such as with PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome, diagnosing a condition early may help to decrease the risk of on-going problems. Once the couple discover the cause for their infertility, they can start considering their options for treatment. In vitro fertilization is a routine fertility treatment that entails joining together the sperm and eggs in a dish to form embryos, which are then conveyed to the uterus. Intrauterine insemination is another procedure that may help partners conceive. In this procedure, sperm is injected uninterrupted into the uterus, where it now has the chance to then fertilize the egg after the sperm swims into the fallopian tubes. In order for the doctor to know which fertility practices may offer the most help will be subject to the specific cause of infertility. Women who are having difficulty ovulating may be motivated to go on fertility drugs to aid in ovulation. As an egg is necessary for fertilization, ovulation is important. 3
  4. 4. The biggest benefit of fertility testing for a number of couples experiencing issues becoming pregnant is simply knowing that a problem exists and locating what that problem is so it may be rectified. Infertility can be an emotional event and that anxiety may cause more fertility difficulties. Locating the defect and dealing with it may assist to reduce stress and save couples much frustration in the long run. 4
  5. 5. Fertility Resources: WebMD BostonIVF 5