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Should you get checked for infertility if you are a man and your partner isn't getting pregnant?

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Don't hesitate to get tests to check your fertility. When you and your partner do this, it will help you figure out what's going on, and let you learn about treatment.

SOURCES:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Evaluating Infertility."
American Academy of Family Physicians web site: "Male Infertility."
American Urological Association: "Male Infertility: The Optimal Evaluation of the Infertile Male: Best Practice Statement," 2011.

Walsh, P. Campbell's Urology, 8th Ed., 2002, Elsevier.

Quaas, A. Rev Obstet Gynecol, 2008.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 16, 2019

SOURCES:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Evaluating Infertility."
American Academy of Family Physicians web site: "Male Infertility."
American Urological Association: "Male Infertility: The Optimal Evaluation of the Infertile Male: Best Practice Statement," 2011.

Walsh, P. Campbell's Urology, 8th Ed., 2002, Elsevier.

Quaas, A. Rev Obstet Gynecol, 2008.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 16, 2019

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