Fertility Problems - Exams and Tests
Testing for fertility problems usually starts with simple tests for both
partners. In addition to an interview and physical exams, these first
If your test results show no cause of
infertility, your doctor may recommend checking
fallopian tube function. Depending on your age and
other risk factors, you may then be offered further testing. Or you may begin
superovulation (to produce more eggs),
intrauterine insemination (which puts sperm into the uterus with a tube), or both.
For more information, see the topic Infertility Tests.
Testing can be stressful, costly, and sometimes painful. You may need only a few tests. Or you may need many tests over months and years.
- Fertility Problems: Should I Be Tested?