Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
136 Doctors are Online

Which test determines infertility ?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by
Practicing since : 1990
Answered : 226 Questions
what testing does a infertility specialist do when he gets a new patient?
Posted Sun, 1 Jul 2012 in Infertility Problem
Answered by Dr. Chetna Jain 15 hours later
The testing is done based on history.
for e.g. if a patient has had a pelvic surgery she would need hysterosalpingogram at the beginning which is typically done as step 2 in other patients with no similar history.
Day 3 FSH LH PRL TSH as baseline tests
If PCOS is suspected androstenedione , free testosterone,fasting and pp serum insulin, sex hormone binding globulin ...
For older patients AMH(antimullerian hormone)
Semen Exam after 3-5 days abstinence
TVS follicular study
PCT- post coital test
Tube test_Hysterosalpingogram
Diagnostic hysteroscopy and laparoscopy

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Infertility Spclst

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor