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How can you know if you are infertile?

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Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Consult an MD

Basic testing can be performed by your obgyn, more advanced testing/treatment is usually done by a reproductive endocrinologist.
If there is male factor, usually urologists will work-up the male.

In brief: Consult an MD

Basic testing can be performed by your obgyn, more advanced testing/treatment is usually done by a reproductive endocrinologist.
If there is male factor, usually urologists will work-up the male.
Dr. Julian Escobar
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Dr. Sy Le
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Your history

One should seek help after 1 yr of trying.
If the woman has regular cycles and is unable to conceive after 2-3 years, either her husband has very poor sperm count or motility or she has serious problems such as tubal disease, pelvic adhesions, or endometriosis. Most couple with 3 yrs of infertility will eventually need ivf. Women whose cycles are > 32 days will need medications to ovulate better.

In brief: Your history

One should seek help after 1 yr of trying.
If the woman has regular cycles and is unable to conceive after 2-3 years, either her husband has very poor sperm count or motility or she has serious problems such as tubal disease, pelvic adhesions, or endometriosis. Most couple with 3 yrs of infertility will eventually need ivf. Women whose cycles are > 32 days will need medications to ovulate better.
Dr. Sy Le
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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Time

Infertility is failure to conceive after 1 year of intercourse and attempted conception.
If the female partner is over the age of 35, then 6 months duration is used instead.

In brief: Time

Infertility is failure to conceive after 1 year of intercourse and attempted conception.
If the female partner is over the age of 35, then 6 months duration is used instead.
Dr. Victor Beshay
Dr. Victor Beshay
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