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I am trying to conceive and I keep taking fertility test but not one has shown up positive what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to conceive and I keep taking fertility test but not one has shown up positive what am I doing wrong?

Testing: If it almost a year now that you have tried, you need to see your obgyn for full evaluation ...Read more

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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Do doctors trust the fertility test that tests for FSH on day 3 of a cycle? They supposedly are positive with levels of 25miu/ml of FSH in the urine.

Do doctors trust the fertility test that tests for FSH on day 3 of a cycle? They supposedly are positive with levels of 25miu/ml of FSH in the urine.

One way: It is one way and method, but I wouldn't rely on it completely. Other testings available and might be need for confirmation. ...Read more

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Took a home fertility test it says, my FSH level is normal what does this mean exactly can I get pregnant?

Took a home fertility test it says, my FSH level is normal what does this mean exactly can I get pregnant?

Nothing: That test does not tell you anything. Fsh has to be interpreted with other hormones at the same time. But I would assume you should be able to get pregnant. If you are having difficulty hen you would want to see a specialist. Otherwise would try and see what happens. ...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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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 is a simple fertility test a woman can take?

What is a simple fertility test a woman can take?

Questions. ..: Have you been trying off birth control for a year or more? Are you 35 or more? Do you have irregular cycles (35 or more days from period start to next start day)? Do you smoke or have smoked heavily in the past? Have you had chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease, burst appendix, or ovary surgery? Have you had two or more miscarriages or one tubal (ectopic) pregnancy? Yes to any = see fertility md. ...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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How old do I have to be to get a fertility test done?

How old do I have to be to get a fertility test done?

Any age: You can get fertility testing done at any age (although some tests don't make sense for younger women.). ...Read more

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What's the best fertility test to use, but that is good and cheap?

What's the best fertility test to use, but that is good and cheap?

Your choice: I assume you are talking about ovulation predictor test kits. There are many brands out there and most are reasonable. So you take a pick. ...Read more

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What would experts say? Could a drug store fertility test work for me?

What would experts say? Could a drug store fertility test work for me?

Perhaps...: What test are you talking about? Are you a woman or a man? If female, the drug store opk are fairly reliable if your cycles are fairly regular. The drug store fertility tests for men are nearly worthless. ...Read more

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Me and my partner have been trying for a baby since june 2013 should I now start considering getting a fertility test done?

Me and my partner have been trying for a baby since june 2013 should I now start considering getting a fertility test done?

Yes: If you have been trying for a year, have both consulted with your physicians and they have no other solutions or ideas, then getting a fertility test seems reasonable. ...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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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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What does a male fertility test consist of?

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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What are the recommended fertility test for women and first things for women to do?

What are the recommended fertility test for women and first things for women to do?

Sperm count: Keep a good menstrual chart for your doctor to review. Just to make sure you ovulate regularly. Semenalysis should be the first test because it is cheaper than any tests you are going to have. ...Read more