Unexplained Infertility

Approximately 15% to 30% of couples will be diagnosed with unexplained infertility after their diagnostic workup.

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Unexplained Infertility

What is Unexplained Infertility?

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Infertility is described as having trouble becoming pregnant while having regular, unprotected sex for at least a year. Basic evaluations of fertility can be done after a year of unsuccessful trying to conceive. The cause of infertility is considered unexplained when the outcomes of common infertility testing are normal. In the sense that its aetiology is still unknown despite infertility tests, it is also known as idiopathic infertility.

What are typical testing for infertility?

These consist of:Semen analysis, ovarian reserve assessment, ovulation assessment, and hysterosalpingogram/HyCoSy (tubal patency)Evaluation of an infertile couple's male partner may involve any of the following: • Keeping a thorough medical history of the patient; • Physical examination; • Semen analysis.The diagnosis of testicular anomalies, such as a varicocele or the absence of the vas deferens, is aided by a physical examination.The following are evaluated via sperm analysis:Sperm morphology, motility, and count are all important factors (shape)

How can the infertility of women be assessed?

• Evaluation of Ovulation: Ovulatory dysfunction is present when a menstrual cycle is irregular. Serial ultrasound scans and blood tests to track hormone levels, including as luteinizing hormone (LH), estradiol, and progesterone levels, are the most reliable ways to identify ovulation.• Evaluation of Ovarian Reserve: Ovarian reserve describes a woman's capacity to procreate based on both the quantity and quality of her eggs. The best methods for evaluating it are an ultrasound scan to count the antral follicles (AFC) and a blood test to measure the levels of antimullerian hormone (AMH). One of the best indicators of ovarian reserve in women is her age.• Fallopian Tube Evaluation: Tubal patency can be assessed by hysterosalpingography (HSG) and hysterosalpingo Contrast sonography (HyCoSy).

When should an infertile person seek help?

Women under 35 who have had frequent, unprotected sexual contact for a year without becoming pregnant should see a doctor. Women who are 35 years of age or older or who have any known illnesses that could negatively influence their fertility, such as endometriosis, should seek help sooner rather than later. It is significant to remember that if you have a risk factor that impacts your fertility, you should get counsel as soon as possible regardless of your gender.

What are possible treatment options?

Lifestyle Modifications: Consume a diet that is well-balanced. No cigarette smoking or drug usage for pleasure. Reduce your intake of alcohol and caffeine. Physical activity is suggested frequently. Aim for a body mass index (BMI) that falls within the range of normal.Around the time of ovulation, sperm are directly inserted into the uterus during intrauterine insemination (IUI) ( the ovary releases one or more eggs). Sperm will ideally reach the fallopian tube where they will attempt to fertilise an egg, leading to a pregnancy. Unknown causes of infertility can be treated using IUI, which is frequently combined with ovulation-inducing drugs.Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and in vitro fertilisation (IVF): There are a number of methods available to assist persons with reproductive issues in becoming pregnant. In IVF/ICSI, a woman's ovaries are removed, and eggs are then fertilised with sperm in a lab. The fertilised egg, now known as an embryo, is next placed back inside the mother's uterus. Which treatment choice is best for you can be determined with the assistance of your doctor.

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IVF FAQ's

Is IVF hard on women’s bodies?

You will have much more hormones rushing through your body than usual as a result of all the hormone injections required during IVF. You might feel cranky, bloated, or even high libido as a result of that. It's not uncommon for women to gain a little weight. Hormone injections can affect your weight and also your hunger levels, along with changes in your emotions. Expect some changes to happen in your body and mind.

What is the cost of IVF treatment in Jananam?

Please check the pricing page.

Can I smoke during IVF treatment?

Smoking is a strict "No" if you’re looking to get pregnant. This is applicable to both men and women. Smoking has shown to have a big impact on the quality of the sperms and eggs and hence it’s advisable that you quit smoking if you’re planning to start a family.

What are the steps involved in IVF treatment?

A step by step guide to IVF treatment is conveyed in this video by our Medical Director – Dr Vani Sundarapandian..


Can I work and commute when undergoing IVF treatment?

This can only be suggested on a case to case basis depending on the various factors associated with the patient, such as age, medical condition, quality of eggs/sperms etc.

How do I prepare my body for IVF?

It's pretty doable. Begin taking prenatal supplements, keep a healthy weight, stop using drugs, drinking alcohol, or smoking, avoid serious infectious infections, which could cause a delay in treatment, and reduce consuming caffeine. Basically, maintain a healthy body by eating healthy and exercising regularly.

At what age is IVF most successful?

IVF success rates vary as it depends on multiple factors. One of these major factors is age. The success rate is almost 55-60% in women who are less than 35 years of age. The success rate goes down as the woman’s age increases. Ideally, the 20s and 30s are the best age to have a successful IVF.

How much of infertility is because of the man?

1/3 of infertility cases are attributable to men, 1/3 are attributable to women, and the rest are a combination of male and female factors or unexplained problems.

Do IVF hormones make you emotional?

Some women report having minimal to no reactions, while others say they are extremely anxious or even depressed. So be aware that you can experience an emotional response to the hormone changes; if you do, this is completely normal and okay.

How long should I try before deciding to see a fertility specialist?

If you’re unable to conceive after a year of actively trying to conceive, then you should consult a doctor.

Is IVF painful?

IVF shots are typically not too painful. Although there is a stinging feeling, it is not bothersome. The needles are too thin to cause any pain. When you inject the medication, you can invite your partner or perhaps a friend to stand by your side.

Can i drink alcohol during IVF treatment?

Drinking is strictly discouraged while prepping for IVF. Some studies have shown that alcohol may have an effect on the outcome of IVF.

Do IVF babies look different?

The woman becomes pregnant once the embryo is implanted in her uterus, and after a certain amount of time, she gives birth to her child. IVF children are just like any other children. In fact, it is impossible to tell an IVF baby apart from other kids unless you are told.

What is the cost of IVF treatment in Jananam?

To know more about the cost of IVF treatment, please visit our pricing page.

Are IVF babies always healthy?

Yes is the clear-cut response. With the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF), millions of healthy children have been born. There are no immediate or long-term risks to the child's health associated with the procedure. The method of conception is the main distinction between IVF babies and regular babies.

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