Infertility Treatment

Infertility treatment is a group of procedures that help a couple, who are unable to conceive even after having unprotected intercourse for a year. Infertility treatment for men treats erectile dysfunction, varicocele, or surgery for blockage. For women, fertility drugs are used, or surgery is done to open blocked fallopian tubes.

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Are IVF and ICSI needed to get pregnant with PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old female, and I weigh 57 kg. I am work in a bank, which keeps me out of home from 9 AM to 7 PM. I was diagnosed with PCOS, and I have a 1.5 mm intramural fibroid on the posterior wall of the uterus since two years. I am taking Glyciphage SR 500 since then, and it has kep...  Read Full »

Dr. Sathawane Aparna Mulchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is not necessary to go for IVF (in vitro fertilization). IVF has more success rate than IUI (intrauterine insemination) during infertility. I suggest trying IUI few more times, but chances of success are less. So, you have to take the decision. Nowadays with advance...  Read Full »

I have had some fertility issues and had two failed IUIs, three failed ICSIs, and one failed FET. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been married for more than seven years. I am 33 years old, and my husband is 38. We have had some fertility issues and had two failed IUIs, three failed ICSIs, and one failed FET. I had three chemical pregnancies at five weeks with low hCG levels. My hysteroscopy was normal, but...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You have a history of infertility along with thyroid issues. Thyroid abnormalities can cause difficulty in conception due to irregularities of hormones and also result in miscarriages. So have a strict check on thyroid ir...  Read Full »

We are undergoing infertility treatment.Will this treatment cause birth defects in our child?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old and she has PCOD. We have been trying to conceive for the past 2 years, but no result. We went to infertility specialist six months ago. He started the treatment through medicines and one IUI. But, all the treatments failed. Then, he decided to go for IVF....  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. ICSI (Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is the procedure in which a single sperm is selected and injected into an egg. ICSI is associated with a very negligible increase in birth defects (For example: rate of birth defects with nat...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Ovares Plus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive for the last four months. I have consulted my gynecologist and she found that I am having PCOS. She suggested me to take Ovares plus. Is it fine to take?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Ovares tablet is a multivitamin with few antioxidants. This is usually prescribed as an added adjuvant tablet along with other medication. Most of the infertility specialists will prescribe some or the other antioxidant and multivitamin tablets. These antioxidant...  Read Full »

I am a 21-year-old female with diabetes and a high BMI trying for my second pregnancy. What precautions can I take to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female who has diabetes and a high BMI. I have been trying to conceive for the last eight months, but nothing has happened. I have been taking ConceiveEasy for the last four months, even though it has done nothing and disturbed my periods. I do have one child already an...  Read Full »

Dr. Sathya Balasubramanyam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You are young and very likely to have a good number of eggs which is one of the essential prerequisites for conception. In addition, as given in the history that you have diabetes, I hope your blood sugar levels are under ...  Read Full »

I had ovulatory dysfunction. Can you suggest a way for me to start a family?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had ovulatory dysfunction for about seven years. About a year ago, my husband and I decided to try starting a family. Not seeing any success, we visited a fertility doctor about two weeks ago, and she prescribed hormone blood tests. My test results are estradiol serum: 13 pg/ml, pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Let me get a few facts straight in relation to the hormones and ovulation, thereby, pregnancy. Twenty-eight years is a very good age to get pregnant. Your weight is within the normal range. So, anovulatory possibilities are low. Prolactin and...  Read Full »

Would you suggest the treatment to get conceived ?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an ectopic pregnancy last year and the left fallopian tube has been removed. I have PCOS, but my periods are regular. The doctor did an HSG and a follicular study last month. My report says 'the uterus is anteverted, measures 6.0 by 3.2 by 4.1 cm. The right ovary measures 4.4 by 2.6...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no need to worry if the tubes are patent. Try for six months. Since you have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) it can take a while to conceive. Try losing weight and exercise daily. It improves ovulation. If there is no conception even after six months, plan...  Read Full »

What is the role of ringer's lactate solution in self insemination kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with ED after a penile Doppler study and observed with low blood flow. We both have been checked and confirmed with no issues with HSG (tube test, semen analysis, etc.). As we want to have a baby, and all the reports are normal, (only problem is ED, not able to perform ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Ringer lactate is not mandatory. Sometimes, it helps with the sperm speed, but you can do without it. Your erection problem may be due to stress or anxiety or due to any medicine or nutritional supplement if you are taking any. Penile Doppler often gives erroneous re...  Read Full »

I have a unicornuate uterus. What is my chance of getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had four follicles ruptured from my left ovary and one from the right. I have had IUI back-to-back for two consecutive days. But my major concern is I have a unicornuate uterus with a left rudimentary horn. I recently had a lap because I had a cyst on my right ovary. The doctor ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How are you doing? I do not see any reason for you to worry. The movement of the egg into the fallopian tube is chemically controlled or attracted. So, no matter which tube is open or blocked, the egg falls into the peritoneal cavity or the space around the uterus. ...  Read Full »

I had three failed IUIs. Will I benefit from IVF?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I went through three IUIs, but all of them failed. All my hormonal tests, such as FSH, LH, TSH, and sugar, are normal. Even the ultrasound is normal. My AMH is 1.14. Six months back, during my follicle study, I used to have five to six follicles SGFS on day 2. But, I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your AMH (antimullerian hormone) level is not low rather it is low-normal. Since the FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) is normal it does not matter much. If not done already, I suggest you ch...  Read Full »

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