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  1. Infertility & Reproduction Guide - Hysteroscopy

    A hysteroscopy is a way for your doctor to look at the lining of your uterus.

  2. Sperm Penetration Tests

    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).

  3. Fertility Awareness

    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.

  4. Infertility & Reproduction Guide - Hysterosalpingogram

    A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is an X-ray test that examines the inside of uterus and fallopian tubes and the surrounding area.

  5. Antisperm Antibody Test

    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.

  6. Infertility & Reproduction Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    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 ..

  7. Understanding Infertility -- Treatment

    WebMD's guide to treatments for infertility.

  8. Understanding Infertility -- Symptoms

    WebMD explains the symptoms of infertility in men and women.

  9. Understanding Infertility -- The Basics

    WebMD's guide to the causes of infertility in men and women.

  10. Infertility Tests - Health Tools

    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? ...

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