There will be no obvious symptoms
Causes of Infertility
The cause of infertility is difficult to diagnose. But, many physical and emotional factors lead to infertility. Certain hormonal imbalances can also cause infertility. Infertility occurs due to the problem in both men and women.
Male Infertility – Causes:
Female Infertility – Causes:
Couples will consult with their doctor after one year of trying to conceive. Doctors will give some initial assessments. So, it is good to see the doctor along with their partner.
After getting knowledge about the couple's medical history and sexual habits, doctors recommend further tests.
Testing Male Infertility
Initially, doctors will enquire about the past medical history, surgeries, medications, and also the family history of male infertility and birth defects. The discussion also includes social history and professional hazards, like exposure to hazardous substances that may cause infertility.
Next, you will get a complete physical examination to check whether the pelvic organs are normal.
Then you will be involved in laboratory tests.
When the initial tests are not enough to determine the exact cause, further tests such as Testicular Biopsy, Ultrasound, Special Sperm Function Tests, Genetic Tests, Post – Ejaculation Urinalysis, Vasography, etc., are needed.
Testing Female Infertility
Before suggesting for tests initially doctors will go for the proper evaluation of the past medical history of medications and surgeries, family history of female infertility and other reproductive issues, known problems with abdominal organs like cancer and endometriosis, history of the irregular menstrual cycle, and sexual habits of you, your partner and past pregnancy history, if present.
Treatment depends on the cause of infertility. Infertility Treatment needs physical as well as psychological commitments.
Treatment for Men
Treatment for Women