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How is infertility diagnosed?

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Blood, urine, and imaging tests can help the doctor figure out why you're having trouble getting pregnant. A sperm analysis can check a man's sperm count and the sperm's overall health.

Your doctor may refer you to a reproductive endocrinologist. That's a doctor who specializes in infertility. He'll ask questions about your symptoms and medical history.

SOURCES:

Carey, W.D., ed. , 2nd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2010. Cleveland Clinic: Current Clinical Medicine 2010

Ferri, F.F., ed. 1st edition, Mosby Elsevier; 2011. Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2012,

Jose-Miller, A.B. , March 15, 2007. American Family Physician

National Infertility Association web site: "Infertility FAQs."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Carey, W.D., ed. , 2nd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2010. Cleveland Clinic: Current Clinical Medicine 2010

Ferri, F.F., ed. 1st edition, Mosby Elsevier; 2011. Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2012,

Jose-Miller, A.B. , March 15, 2007. American Family Physician

National Infertility Association web site: "Infertility FAQs."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 02, 2019

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