Infertility is a common issue affecting many couples, and according to the World Health Organization, approximately 15% of couples worldwide cannot conceive. Infertility in females can arise from various factors, age being the most common factor. Hormonal imbalances, smoking, infections, obesity, and medical conditions such as endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are other reasons for infertility.
Infertility Investigations in Females
Infertility investigations in females require a comprehensive assessment of their menstrual, obstetric, gynecologic, surgical, medical, and family histories.
At Dr. Supriya Puranik’s infertility clinic, we provide personalized and specialized care for infertile females and couples. Here, we look at some of the most common investigations to help evaluate the underlying causes of infertility in females.
- Hormonal assays
Hormonal assays are one of the most common investigations for infertility in females. They help evaluate the levels of reproductive hormones such as FSH, LH, estradiol, and progesterone in a woman’s body. A simple blood test can help determine hormone levels, and the results can help identify hormonal imbalances affecting fertility. Hormonal assays can be done at any time of the menstrual cycle, depending on the hormone being evaluated.
- Ultrasound Scans
Ultrasound scans are another essential investigation in infertility. They can help evaluate the female reproductive organs, including the uterus and ovaries, and identify any structural abnormalities that may affect fertility. An ultrasound scan typically involves inserting a transvaginal probe into the vagina, which allows visualization of the internal pelvic structures. The scan may be done at different menstrual cycle phases, depending on what is being evaluated.
- Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy
Laparscopies and hysteroscopies are invasive endoscopies that allow visualization of the pelvic organs, including the uterus and ovaries. They involve inserting a thin, lighted tube with a camera attached to it through a small incision in the abdomen or vagina. These investigations help evaluate the patency of the fallopian tubes and the uterine cavity’s structure. They are particularly useful when concerns about pelvic adhesions, endometriosis, or uterine abnormalities may impact fertility.
- HSG (Hysterosalpingogram)
Hysterosalphingogram (HSG) is a diagnostic procedure performed to check the patency of the fallopian tubes during infertility investigations. During the procedure, a radio-opaque dye is injected into the cervix, and X-rays are taken to evaluate the movement of the dye through the fallopian tubes. The HSG can also evaluate the uterine cavity’s anatomy and check for the presence of uterine fibroids, polyps, or adhesions that may be affecting fertility.
- Other Infertility Investigations
Depending on your case’s unique needs, your doctor may also recommend other investigations, such as ovarian reserve testing, immunological factors testing, chromosomal analysis, or specific bacterial or viral infection testing.
Lifestyle Changes and Emotional Support
While investigations are crucial, lifestyle changes can have a considerable impact on improving the chances of conception. Healthy nutrition, regular exercise, smoking cessation, and stress management tactics can improve the chances of conception. Our team of fertility specialists provides counselling and emotional support for our patients, helping them understand their diagnoses and providing empathy through the various phases of the treatment process.
Affordability and Personalized Treatment
We understand that infertility can be financially challenging, and we strive to make our services affordable for every patient. With affordable pricing and transparent service, Dr. Supriya Puranik’s clinic aims to make treatment accessible to everyone. Our team of fertility specialists has a personalized approach to the treatment process, offering consultation and customizing treatments based on individual needs.
The availability of advanced and accurate infertility investigations is essential for couples or females struggling to conceive. We use the latest technology and techniques to provide comprehensive infertility investigations to identify the underlying causes of infertility in females.
Our team of specialized experts provides empathetic and individualized care, helping you develop a personalized treatment plan that caters to your specific needs. If you have difficulty getting pregnant, contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Supriya Puranik.
Dr. Supriya Puranik
Gynaecologist & IVF Specialist
Often known as the last glimmer of hope for people who have lost all hope for conceiving a child, Dr. Supriya Puranik is a leading gynaecologist, high-risk obstetrician and Head of IVF & Gynaecology department at Ankura Hospital, Pune
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