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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. Insemination Procedures for Infertility

    An insemination procedure uses a thin, flexible tube (catheter) to put sperm into the woman's reproductive tract. For some couples with infertility problems, insemination can improve the chances of pregnancy.Donor sperm are used if the male partner is sterile, has an extremely low sperm count, or carries a risk of genetic disease. A woman planning to conceive without a male partner can also use ..

  3. 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.

  4. Infertility & Reproduction Guide - Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis

    Laparoscopy is the most common procedure used to diagnose and remove mild to moderate endometriosis.

  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. 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).

  7. Infertility Tests - Overview

    What are infertility tests?Infertility tests are done to help find out why a woman cannot become pregnant. The tests help find whether the problem is with the man, the woman, or both. Tests usually include a physical examination, semen analysis, blood tests, and special procedures. See illustrations of the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system.Should I be tested?Before you ..

  8. 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? ...

  9. Tubal Cannulation

    WebMD explains tubal cannulation, a procedure that can improve a woman's chances of becoming pregnant by clearing a blockage in the fallopian tubes.

  10. Infertility: Emotional and Social Concerns - Topic Overview

    Infertility is a major life crisis for many couples. It may affect self-esteem,body image,sexual identity,life goals,and sexual relations. When faced with the possibility or diagnosis of infertility,you may experience a broad range of emotions,including: Initial disbelief and denial followed by anger and grief. Loss of control. Guilt and blame. Finding out that one partner is infertile ...

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