Infertility is one of the widely observed medical issues that continue to throw various challenges at couples who aspire to have a family. However, rapid advances in medical science have rejuvenated the hopes of many couples with advanced treatment to solve the problem of Infertility.
What is Infertility?
Infertility can be defined as a medical condition where a woman fails to conceive even after 12 months of unprotected and regular sexual intercourse process. Infertility is an issue which could affect the male partners too and lead to couples looking at alternative options. While Age is a major contributor to Infertility, there are certainly other causes that could be an Indicator.
What are the causes of Infertility?
Causes of infertility may include the following conditions.
A Problem with sperm or egg production.
- Problem associated with the male or female reproductive system either structurally or functionally.
- Hormonal or immune disorders in men, women or both
As a result, it is necessary to get yourself evaluated to ascertain the causes of infertility and treat it ac-
What are the different types of tests conducted to diagnose Infertility?
Couples seeking treatment for infertility begin with a detailed medical examination of both partners, including a thorough evaluation of their medical history. The tests for males and females vary as indicated.
Female Fertility Test
Female Partners undergo the following tests :
- Ovulation test
- An Ultrasound Scan
- Ovarian Reserve test
- Sometimes, additional tests could be recommended for evaluating the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the uterus.
Male Fertility Test
The most important test performed on the male partner is semen analysis. Additional tests could in volve analysis of sperm production and reproductive system.
What are the different types of treatments available to treat Infertility?
The most common and preferred treatments for Infertility include,
- IVF orIn-Vitro Fertilization
IVF is a procedure by which an egg is fertilized in the lab and then transferred to a woman’s uterus.The process of IVF allows the choice of the strongest and healthiest embryos. It is one of the most preferred with a high percentage of success rate.
- IUI or Intrauterine Insemination
This is a type of treatment in which sperms are washed and placed inside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilization. It helps in increasing the number of eggs thereby facilitating pregnancy.
- IVM or In-vitro Maturation
This treatment involves minimal stimulation of the ovaries to produce eggs. This process also uses fewer medications. It is a cost-effective process as it does not involve costly injections and takes lesser time than IVF.
Why Choose Chirag Multispeciality Clinic for Fertility Treatment?
Chirag Multispeciality Clinic has fast grown to become the first choice medical centre for fertility treatments. Our fertility specialists have brought back smiles on the faces of many couples by helping them realise their dream through their compassionate treatment approach with a personal touch. The patient is given a complete understanding of the advantages of each type of treatment with accompanying risk factors if any and made to feel completely comfortable before and after the treatment by our patient-friendly fertility specialists
Dr. Preethi I M
Obstetrician & Gynecologist