It is very important to perform adequate tests to establish your fertility potential and diagnoses any factors which may be affecting your chances of natural conception. This allows for your chances of natural conception to be optimised and improve success rates for any assisted reproduction treatment if required.
This is an ultrasound guided test to evaluate the cavity of the womb for any structural abnormalities by instillation of fluid (saline) through a special catheter threaded through the cervix. If testing of tubes is required, then a contrast agent can be used to assess for any blockade of the tubes.
This is the gold standard for evaluating the abdominal and pelvic cavity-it is a key hole surgery to evaluate the uterus, tubes and ovaries for any pathology( like endometriosis/adhesions/
A proportion of men with suboptimal fertility outcomes from previous treatment may benefit from have their sperm tested for DNA fragmentation.