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What Are the 3 Main Types of Fertility Treatments?

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There are a number of different fertility treatments, from fertility treatments and beginning screening to surgical seed removal and IVF. Explore all the different treatments available and find out about the risks of treatment, using donated eggs, sperm and embryos and having treatment overseas.

What is fertility treatment?

Many women need special treatment to help them get pregnant. This kind of treatment is called fertility treatment.

Sterility is when your are not bright to get pregnant (consider) after one year (or longer) of have start the treatment.

For pregnancy to happen, cell from male needs to be joined with an egg from a female.  For many couples without infertility, this may happen when:

A woman’s body releases an egg from one of her ovaries (also called ovulation)

A man’s sperm joins the egg along the way (also called fertilize)

The fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tube toward the uterus (womb)

The fertilized egg attaches to the inside of the uterus (implantation)

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for 3 or 4 months, keep trying. It may just take more time, even longer than you think it should. You may want to think about fertility treatment if:

What Are the Treatments for Infertility?

In men, fertility is treated with:

  • Surgery, if the cause is a varicocele (spreading of the moods in the scrotum) or a blockage in the vas deferens, tubes that carry cell.
  • Antibiotics to treat infections in the generative body part.
  • Medications and counselling to treat problems with erections or ejaculation.
  • Hormone treatments if the problem is a low or high level of certain hormones.

In women, infertility is treated with:

  • Fertility drugs and hormones to help the woman ovulate or restore levels of hormones
  • Surgery to remove tissue that is blocking fertility (such as endometriosis) or to open blocked fallopian tubes

Infertility in men and women can also be treated with assisted multiplicative technology, or ART. There are several types of ART:

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