Generally, the first step will be to determine if the woman is ovulating each month. This could be accomplished by using a home ovulation test kit, a blood test or even an ultrasound of the ovaries. If ovulation appears normal, the following tests are commonly performed:
The board-certified obstetricians at Mesbah OB-GYN provide testing and treatment for female infertility at our gynecology office in Garden City, NY. Schedule a consultation for female infertility testing and treatment.
The suggested treatment will depend on the the type of problem, the age of the woman and her personal preferences. Each woman is unique so not every treatment plan will be the same. The list below is far from comprehensive, but it introduces some of the most common forms of treatment.
Medications are useful in treating ovulation issues. Typically, they will attempt to regulate hormone levels. Women who take fertility drugs have an increased risk for delivering multiple children (twins, triplets, etc.)
While medication typically solves fertility issues, surgery is an option for women who have physical abnormalities in their reproductive system. A surgeon may be able to correct irregular uterine shape, remove fibroids and clear blocked Fallopian tubes.
This treatment will achieve pregnancy through manipulation of the sperm and eggs. Some women choose to have intrauterine insemination performed. This is the processes of introducing millions of sperm directly into the uterus during ovulation. Other women will have an egg that has been fertilized in a lab placed into her uterus.
Discovering the cause of female infertility can be a long and emotional process, but Mesbah OB-GYNwill be with you every step of the way. We will make it our goal to find the right solution for you and your growing family. To schedule your appointment with our expertly-trained obstetricians call (516) 794-1500 today.