A diagnosis of female infertility doesn't always mean you have to give up your dreams of having your own child; in this miraculous modern day, there are numerous ways to conceive even with fertility issues. Please read throught the links below for more information about treatment options when you're diagnosed with infertility and what to expect on your first visit to the fertility clinic or reproductive endocrinologist.
The medical history and physical examination will be the first step in evaluating infertility problems, as medications,childhood illness, injury,chronic disease, injury, reproductive organ surgery and recreational drug use can affect fertility.
Issues discussed during the medical history may include:
Your reproductive endocrinologist will pay special attention to the outer sex organs, as well as characteristics such as breast development, to check for abnormalities or possible hormone problems.
Information from the medical history and physical examination will be used to determine what further tests may be needed, if any, and what possible solutions exist.
The solutions to each woman’s problems differ. For example, one woman who is having trouble conceiving might only need to learn to estimate when she is likely to be ovulating, as this increases chances of pregnancy. A second woman may be menstruating irregularly or not at all – in this situation, the solution may be more complex and require more testing.
Tests Your Reproductive Endocrinologist might recommend include: