Things To Know Before Going For Infertility Testing

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Things To Know Before Going For Infertility Testing

The problem of infertility is becoming more common in both men and women. No doubt, there are many infertility treatment options available for getting the fertility back on track. But, there are certain things which you should keep in mind before undergoing the infertility test. Here are some things mentioned below for your reference:

  • The entire treatment is not easy and cheap

You might know that all the infertility test are not always easy to get. Recently a patient went fertility testing and they were trying to conceive for more more than a year. In the starting process, the blood test was conducted at the Ob-gyn clinic but for hysterosalpingography, she had to go to another place. In the case of men, an endocrinologist is referred for semen analysis. Sometimes patients do not get the clear answer to what is the need of putting all these tests together. Make sure you visit the best IVF centre for the treatment.

To your surprise, many insurance companies do not cover the cost of infertility test who are under 35, only if they have trying to conceive for more than a year. The test is usually covered if the couple has been trying for at least six months. You should consult the doctor if you are thinking of pursuing any of the treatment for infertility.

  • The AMH level might not mean so much

A study showed that ovarian number might indicate fertility. Around 750 women have included this research and they had been trying for around 3 months. You will be surprised to know that around 500 women conceived naturally and the AMH and FSH level did not have any effect on getting pregnant.

  • Various type of fertility test is available

Firstly, a blood test is taken so that the AMH (anti-Mullerian hormone) level can be checked. This just gives an idea that how many eggs are left. The results can take a few days to come out. The blood test can also check the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). This can also help to indicate about the ovarian reserve. Semen sample helps in identifying the

  • Fertility is affected by lifestyle choices also

Your test might come out normal but sometimes lifestyle factors can affect the chances of pregnancy. If you are overweight then it affects the chances to conceive. It is best that if you maintain normal weight according to the Body Mass Index (BMI). Additionally, doing smoking, drinking, taking stress, and doing a strenuous activity can also affect fertility.

  • A negative result does not mean you cannot have kids

Many people think that if the results come out negative then they cannot get pregnant. You should never get to a conclusion without consulting the doctor. It is essential that you consult the best fertility specialist so that they can start the treatment as soon as possible.

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Dr Shivani Bhutani
A doctor with a rich background and high success rate, Dr. Shivani Bhutani offers the boon of parenthood to couples dealing with infertility. She has opulent knowledge and expertise in offering successful treatment for infertility in females, gynecological disorders and family planning consultation services. Highly dedicated, concerned and attentive, Dr. Shivani understands the bliss of parenthood and offers appropriate medical help.