Inability to Conceive Female
A pelvic examination is performed in all women with infertility.
The monthly release of an egg from the ovary is called ovulation. The body temperature increases when a woman ovulates. Body temperature measurements may be used to detect ovulation.
Tests that may be used to evaluate infertility in women may include:
- Cervical mucus analysis
- Post coital testing (PCT):
- Examination of vaginal fluid after intercourse
- Blood hormone levels:
- Endometrial biopsy
- Urine luteinizing hormone:
- Helps predict time of ovulation
Additional tests that may be used to evaluate the structure of the female organs in those with infertility may include:
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