Infertility Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What Is Infertility?

Infertility refers to an inability to conceive after having regular unprotected sex.

Infertility can also refer to the biological inability of an individual to contribute to conception, or to a female who cannot carry a pregnancy to full term.

There are many effective treatments for overcoming infertility. These treatments significantly improve the chances of becoming pregnant.

Causes Of Infertility:

The reasons for infertility can involve one or both partners.

Causes of male infertility may include the following:

  1. undescended testicles
  2. genetic defects
  3. health problems
    1. including diabetes,
    2. prior infections such as mumps
    3. trauma
    4. Prior surgeries on the testicles or inguinal region
  1. blockage of the part of the testicle that contains sperm (epididymis),
  2. Damage or injury to the reproductive organs.

The following factors increase the risk of developing infertility:

Symptoms Of Infertility:

Infertility symptoms in women include the following:

Infertility symptoms in men include:

Diagnosis Of Infertility:

In order to diagnose infertility, the following tests are conducted:

For men:

For women:

Treatment For Infertility:

Treatment of infertility depends upon the underlying cause, age and as to how long one has been infertile.

Possible treatments for men include:

Possible treatments for women include:

Fertility drugs are the main treatment for women who are infertile due to ovulation disorders. These medications regulate or induce ovulation.

During IUI, healthy sperm that have been collected and concentrated are placed directly in the uterus around the time the woman’s ovary releases one or more eggs to be fertilized

Uterine problems such as endometrial polyps, a uterine septum or intrauterine scar tissue can be treated with hysteroscopic surgery.

By : Natural Health News

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