Sperm penetration tests check to see whether a man's sperm can move through cervical mucus and the fallopian tubes to join with (fertilize) an egg. This test is usually done when a couple is having trouble becoming pregnant (infertility).
Fertility awareness (also called natural family planning or periodic abstinence) is a way to check the changes your body goes through during a menstrual cycle. This information can help you learn when you ovulate.
An antisperm antibody test looks for special proteins (antibodies) that fight against a man's sperm in blood, vaginal fluids, or semen. The test uses a sample of sperm and adds a substance that binds only to affected sperm.
Factors that increase your risk of developing endometriosis include:Increasing age until menopause (around age 50). After estrogen levels drop at menopause, endometriosis risk disappears.Family history in a mother or sister (first - degree relative), which makes severe endometriosis more likely. This risk appears to be inherited through the mother.Menstrual cycles of less than 28 days.Menstrual ..
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I have infertility testing? ...