Infertility

If you’re struggling with infertility and need help getting pregnant, there are fertility treatments that can help increase your chances of having a baby.

It's untrue that simply waiting it out will put an end to infertility. Like other medical conditions, there are treatments available for those experiencing infertility. At least half of couples undergoing infertility treatments will conceive, and technologies such as in vitro fertilization have brought about many pregnancies. Contrary to many myths, infertility is not restricted to women. Issues with sperm quality and sperm production are a rising cause of infertility amongst couples. It is also likely that there is more than one cause of infertility. Thus, when a couple finds it difficult to conceive, both partners are advised to undergo fertility testing. Both the quantity and quality of sperm in semen play an important role in determining fertility. A semen analysis can indicate the concentration of sperm in the semen, the shape of sperm, average sperm motility and signs of infections if any. In most cases, more than one semen analysis may be needed to get an accurate picture of sperm health.

When you see us for the first time, you will be registered with with Harsha Hospitals. We will note your history in detail including menstrual history, coital history, medical & surgical history. We will review your previous reports and past treatments and therefore recommend that you carry your previous treatment details with you when you visit us. We will then do a basic evaluation to mainly check for Ovulation, Tubal status and Uterine cavity. Ovulation is done via transvaginal sonography, generally starting from day 11 of the menstrual cycle. This checks for growth and rupture of the follicle (egg). The patient will be advised timed intercourse depending on the day of her ovulation. If required, medication will be advised to induce ovulation. Tubal status is done either via HSG (hysterosalpingography) or laparoscopy + hysteroscopy or sonosalpingography. The uterus is evaluated via transvaginal ultrasound to check the growth of the endometrial lining and to rule out abnormalities like fibroids or polyps. If required a hysteroscopy can be done to further examine and rectify a problem.

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