Both male and female infertility are usually diagnosed by carrying out fertility tests. Your doctor will probably want to have a detailed medical history and may want to perform an examination before you undergo a fertility test. You may be asked details about:
All of these questions will help your doctor to decide which are the most appropriate infertility tests for you to undergo.
Female infertility testing
In the case of female infertility, fertility testing is carried out to check whether the woman is ovulating and to identify any abnormalities in her reproductive system or menstrual cycle. Tests may include:
Male infertility testing
For male infertility, a full semen analysis is conducted to assess whether the man is producing good quality sperm in adequate quantities.