FAQs

When choosing a doctor, be sure you’re choosing one that you can fully trust to answer all of your questions and concerns. I offer easy-to-understand guides for some of the most common questions and inquiries I receive at my practice. Below you’ll find a list of some frequently asked questions by my patients.

Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)

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Hysterosalpingography, also known as uterosalpingography, is a radiologic procedure to investigate the shape of the uterine cavity and the shape and patency of the fallopian tubes. This means it is a special x-ray using dye to look at the womb and Fallopian tubes.

Male Fertility

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Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system. It makes a person unable to have children. It can affect a man, a woman, or both. Male infertility means that a man has a problem with his reproductive system. It means you cannot start a pregnancy with your female partner. 

Timed Intercourse

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This is useful for women who have started trying to conceive recently , have irregular periods  as in PCOS, unexplained infertility

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

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Intrauterine insemination - This is useful when the husband sperm count/motility is low, for women who need to use donor sperm as in azoospermia (no sperms),  failed ovulation induction/timed intercourse cycles, mild endometriosis, unexplained infertility.

 

Fertility

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Facing fertility issues is stressful. Getting ready to undergo treatment can be both an exciting and a nerve-wracking experience. Understanding the various treatments available can help in lowering your anxiety.

Follicular Study

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A follicular study is a series of ultrasound vaginal scans done to track the growth of follicles in a woman’s ovaries. It is also known as a follicular scan or follicular monitoring. 

IVF/ICSI

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In vitro fertilisation is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro. The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman's ovulatory process, removing an ovum or ova from the woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a culture medium in a laboratory.