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Difficulty in getting pregnant?

It can be due to female factor or male factor.

Female causes

May have
  • Irregular periods leading to ovulatory disorders.
  • Can have blocked Fallopian tubes.
  • Can have fibroids or polyps in the uterus.
  • Can have antibodies in the mouth of the uterus - cervix.

Male causes

May have
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Loss Of Libido
  • Azoospermia
  • Low Sperm Count & Motility

Irregular menstruation can be due to malnutrition, excessive exercise, PCO and the hormonal imbalance. Therefore, it is difficult to calculate the date of ovulation. These patients must approach a gynecologist for further evaluation and to correct their ovulation.


If the woman has a regular period and she feels she is ovulating but not conceiving with timed intercourse should consult a gynecologist for basic evaluation and tubal patency test.

What is the Test We must do?

The husband should undergo a routine semen analysis after 3-4 days abstinence preferably semen is collected in the vicinity of the lab or hospital.The wife should undergo a vaginal examination, ultrasound scan, tubal potency test.

If there is a problem can it be corrected?

Yes, if the sperm count is very low or motility is very low the man must consult an Andrologist.

If a woman has ovulatory disorders, few blood tests will help to find out the cause and if it can be corrected with proper medication and it can be done. Sometimes a surgical procedure like keyhole surgery for PCO may be necessary.

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