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Doctor insights on: Female Fertility Test

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


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What is the medical panel of tests to check for female fertility?

What is the medical panel of tests to check for female fertility?

Several: This depends on your personal situation and may involve some of the following. Test for ovulation blood tests for certain hormones x-ray test to determine whether your tubes are open. Test for certain infections. ...Read more

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When to take fertility test?

When to take fertility test?

Infertile after 12 m: You are not considered infertile until you have tried conceiving for 12 consecutive months. Using an ovulation app should help you pinpoint your most fertile days. ...Read more

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What can affect female fertility?

What can affect female fertility?

Age, smoking ...: Past the mid-20's, as women get older fertility decreases, so female age is an important factor. Other things that may decrease fertility are smoking, overweight / obesity, pelvic infections like chlamydia or pid, fibroid tumors or polyps of the uterus, endometriosis, surgery involving the ovaries, uterus or tubes, ectopic pregnancies, and cancer chemo- or radiotherapy. ...Read more

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How is fertility test done for guys?

How is fertility test done for guys?

Semen analysis: Semen analysis (sperm count and other factors such as motility) is the most basic to evaluation of male factor in fertitilty. ...Read more

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What does female fertility testing entail?

What does female fertility testing entail?

Sonogram HSG & blood: Fertility testing involves an ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries including checking ovarian volumes and antral follicle counts (afc). Other tests to check egg numbers and quality are fsh and amh blood tests and a Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test. A hysterosalpingogram (hsg) checks the fallopian tubes and the inside of the uterus. Other blood work may look for hormonal problems / causes of irregular periods. ...Read more

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Will taking the pill affect my fertility test?

Will taking the pill affect my fertility test?

Depends: This depends upon what kind of pill you are taking and what kind of fertility test. One common question is whether or not birth control pills can affect the outcome of your amh level - the answer is no. Birth control pills can affect your fsh level however. ...Read more