FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FSH:- (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) FSH is a hormone secreted by pituitary gland for stimulating follicle development during first half of menstrual cycle.
LH:- (Luteinizing hormone)It is essential for follicular development and a surge in this hormone triggers ovulation 14 days before the end of menstrual cycle.
E2:- (Estradiol) female hormone produced by ovary.
Progesterone :- Hormone produced predominantly in second half of menstrual cycle to facilitate the developed of uterine lining so the embryo can implant.
(Hysterosalpingogram) A diagram image of pelvic organs through a radiopaque dye injecting into uterus and fallopian tubes. A common procedure conducted in initial assessment of tubal patency.
A minimal invasive surgical procedure that allows examination of pelvic organs through a fiber optic telescope ( laparoscope).
Complete absence of sperm in semen is called Azoospermia. It is caused by tract blockage or lack of sperm production.
When an embryo gets implanted outside the uterus e.g in the fallopian tube or the ovaries then that is ectopic pregnancy.
A test to assess sperm quality based upon the following Characteristic
- Ejaculate volume
- sperm morphology
- sperm motility
- sperm concentration
- presence of any additional cells.
Infertilty is defined as the inability of a couple to achieve conception or to bring a pregnancy to term after a year or more of regular, unprotected intercourse.
Most common causes of Infertility are
|Oligospermia (low sperm Count)||Ovulatory dysfunction|
|Anatomical obstructions||Blocked Fallopian Tubes|
|Obstructive Azoospermia||Age factor|
|Any spinal injury||Unexplained|
|Premature ovarian failure|
There are several treatment options for infertile couples
- OVULATION Induction
PCOD is a very common disorder which is easily treated by medicines or injections. You can conceive through ovulation induction or through IUI. It is a very easy and safe procedure to have a baby.
Yes ofcourse, IVF is good treatment option you have with blocked tubes with good success rate.
Semen with no sperm count is termed as Azoospermia. You have to go either for donor IUI or if there are sperms present in his testis, you can go for ICSI with TESA. (Testicular Sperm Aspiration).
The fertile period is the time during which the conception chances are maximum. It occurs approximately from 10thday- 17thday of menstrual cycle.
Leaking of semen from vagina is normal after intercourse. Good motile sperms from the semen swim upwards so there is no need to worry.
- Success rate of IUI is around 10%
- Success rate of IVF/ICSI is around 30-40% all around the world.