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Are over-the-counter male fertility test accurate?

Are over-the-counter male fertility test accurate?

It depends: The otc tests are a decent screening test for fertility problems, but predicting pregnancy rates off a test result is not yet possible. If you suspect there is a fertility problem, get an expert's advice. ...Read more

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Is there a home fertility test for men?

Is there a home fertility test for men?

Yes. Not a full test: The over-the-counter fertility test for men is called spermcheck and tests if a man's sperm count (concentration) is low or normal. A full semen analysis (sa) through a fertility clinic looks at sperm count as well as motility (% that are moving) and morphology (% of normal-shaped sperm). Some clinics test sperm antibodies too. So the home test is better than nothing but not as good as a full sa. ...Read more

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Is the OTC male fertility test accurate?

Is the OTC male fertility test accurate?

Yes. Not a full test: The over-the-counter fertility test for men is called spermcheck and tests only sperm count (concentration): low or normal. Accuracy is ok. A full semen analysis (sa) through a fertility clinic looks at sperm count as well as motility (% that are moving) and morphology (% of normal-shaped sperm). Some clinics test sperm antibodies too. The home test is better than nothing but is not a full sa test. ...Read more

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Fertility i want to go to the doctor to take a fertility test but I have no idea where to go or what to do. What excatly do they do to check fertility? I have been told numerous things and it sounds awful. Will it hurt? And I am a woman not a man

Fertility i want to go to the doctor to take a fertility test but I have no idea where to go or what to do. What excatly do they do to check fertility? I have been told numerous things and it sounds awful. Will it hurt? And I am a woman not a man

To : To find a fertility specialist, you can ask your ob-gyn doctor who they recommend, or do an internet search for fertility specialists in your area. The first visit will just usually be talking to find out your history. You might have an examination or blood work. Depending on what the physician belives is the issue, you may just need medical treatment. Some women end up needing more studies such as an ultrasound to see if they are making eggs (ovulating), or a hysterosalpingogram which is a study of the uterus and tubes to see if there is scarring. The fertility specialist will explain all of these before they happen. Good luck with your treatments, i wish the best for you. ...Read more

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What is a fertility test and how do you arrange one?

What is a fertility test and how do you arrange one?

See your doctor: If you have been trying to get pregnant without success, see your gynecologist to determine appropriate course of action. ...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

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How many days should one wait before getting a (semen) fertility test done?

How many days should one wait before getting a (semen) fertility test done?

2-5 days: A man should ejaculate somewhere between 48 hours and 5 days prior to a semen analysis. If he ejaculates to close to the test, the sample will be depleted and the result will be low. If he goes too long between ejaculation and the test, the sperm will be less viable and there will be more dead sperm in the result. ...Read more

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I want to find out my fertility level. What is better, ovulation or fertility test?

I want to find out my fertility level. What is better, ovulation or fertility test?

Depends: In order for pregnancy to occur, sperm has to meet the egg. So anything that interferes with egg production and release, fallopian tubal patency, and the ability of sperm to reach the egg are all factors to consider. I fyou are 34 yeasrs old and have been trying for some time to get pregnant, it's time to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does a male fertility test consist of?

Semen analysis: Males are tested with semen analysis, or sperm count. A semen sample is collected and evaluated under a micorscope for number of sperm, as well as motility and shape (morphology.). ...Read more

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