Female Infertility is a condition, where a woman is not able to become pregnant. Continuous miscarriages are also called infertility. This condition becomes a social stigma.
There are a number of causes for female infertility such as:
- Uterine fibroids
- Excessive exercising
- Pelvic inflammatory diseases
- Tumor in ovary
- Hormonal Imbalance
- Issues in the cervix
- Failing in the implantation embryo in the uterine cavity
- Production of delicate eggs
- Unexplained infertility (no exact cause is found in such cases)
Given below are the core female infertility treatments:
“Female Evaluation” is the method of knowing a woman’s following details:
- Menstrual cycle
- Medical disorders
- Abdomen & Pelvic surgeries
- Frequency of sexual relationship and any dysfunction
- Personal history of alcoholism, smoking, age, occupation, stress, dieting
- Physical examinations and pathological diagnostic are done to find the exact cause of infertility.
Ovulation Induction: Naturally one of the ovaries produces one mature egg fourteen days before periods. Some women may experience lower abdomen pain, increased vaginal discharge during ovulation. PCOS, Thyroid dysfunction, hyperinsulinemia, increased prolactin level are the factors which void ovulation. Ovulation induction is done by injection and pills.
Gonadotropin injections: It stimulates a woman’s ovary which is more effective than fertility pills. These injections are used for hyperstimulation and controlled hyperstimulation is a part of many reproductive technologies such as IVF, IUI. A non-steroidal fertility medicine “Clomiphene citrate” induces the pituitary gland to release hormones necessary to stimulate ovulation.
Artificial Insemination or Intrauterine Insemination: It is a method of injecting sperm into the uterus or cervix to achieve pregnancy through IVF instead of regular coitus.
Under Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), the following treatments are prescribed for female infertility.
IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) : It the process of combining mature egg and a vital sperm in a Petri dish (a laboratory dish) and then transferring the embryo into the uterus.
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI): It Select a vital sperm and inject into a healthy egg that results in the embryo which is transferred into the uterus.
Egg donation: It is preferred to a woman who has a uterus but does not have ovaries. It is also called third party reproduction since the egg is obtained from the donor.
Embryo Donation : It is also called as third party reproduction, where the donation is done by placing the embryo in the recipient uterus for pregnancy.
Dr. N. P. Vijayalakshmy, M. D, D. G. O is the chief and founder of Vijaya Fertility Clinic, Cochin, Kerala avails all kinds of infertility treatments at an affordable cost. Our doctor’s are specialized in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) says IVF, ICSI (for women), and her awards and accolades are the proven rewards for her expertise.
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