ABC OF : FEMALE INFERTILITY. ( I ). MAY BE USEFUL. INFERTILITY is a condition that affects APPROXIMATELY 1 OUT OF EVERY 6 COUPLES. An infertility diagnosis is given to a couple that has been unsuccessful in efforts to conceive over the course of one full year. When the cause of infertility exists within the female partner, it is referred to as female infertility. FEMALE INFERTILITY FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO APPROXIMATELY 50% OF ALL INFERTILITY CASES, and female infertility alone accounts for approximately one-third of all infertility cases. CAUSES :- The most common causes of female infertility include PROBLEMS WITH OVULATION, DAMAGE TO FALLOPIAN TUBES or UTERUS, or PROBLEMS WITH THE CERVIX. AGE can contribute to infertility because as a woman ages, her fertility naturally tends to decrease. DIAGNOSIS :- Potential female infertility is assessed as part of a THOROUGH PHYSICAL EXAMINATION. The exam will INCLUDE A MEDICAL HISTORY regarding potential factors that could contribute to infertility. Healthcare providers may use one or more of the following tests/exams to evaluate fertility :- A URINE or BLOOD TEST to check for infections or a hormone problem, including thyroid function PELVIC exam AND BREAST EXAM A sample of CERVICAL MUCUS AND TISSUE to determine if ovulation is occurring LAPAROSCOPE inserted into the abdomen to view the condition of organs and to look for blockage, adhesions or scar tissue. HSG, which is an X-ray used in conjunction with a colored liquid inserted into the fallopian tubes making it easier for the technician to check for blockage. HYSTEROSCOPY uses a tiny telescope with a fiber light to look for uterine abnormalities. ULTRASOUND to look at the uterus and ovaries. May be done VAGINALLY OR ABDOMINALLY. SONOHYSTOGRAM combines an ultrasound and saline injected into the uterus to look for abnormalities or problems. TRACKING OF OVULATION through fertility awareness will also help healthcare provider to assess fertility status . TREATMENT :- Female infertility is most often treated by one or more of the following methods: Taking HORMONES to address a hormone imbalance, endometriosis, or a short menstrual cycle Taking MEDICATIONS TO STIMULATE OVULATION Using SUPPLEMENTS to enhance fertility Taking ANTIBIOTICS to remove an infection Having MINOR SURGERY to remove blockage or scar tissues from the fallopian tubes, uterus, or pelvic area.......etc. PREVENTION :- There is usually NOTHING that CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT FEMALE INFERTILITY CAUSED BY GENETIC PROBLEMS OR ILLNESS. HOWEVER, there are several things that WOMEN CAN DO TO decrease the possibility of infertility: Take steps to prevent sexually transmitted diseases Avoid illicit drugs Avoid heavy or frequent alcohol use Adopt good personal hygiene and health practices Have annual check ups with your GYN once women are sexually active.......

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