Infertility is a disease.
According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 in 8 couples have difficulty conceiving or carrying a pregnancy to term. If you think this may be you and your partner, you are not alone. Here’s where things can get a bit overwhelming.
There are many medical conditions that can be the underlying cause of infertility for both men and women. So many. Some of these conditions are simple to diagnose with the help of an OB/Gyn. Others require an array of additional testing and the expertise of a specialist such as a Reproductive Endocrinologist or an urologist. If you suspect you may have infertility, best to go ahead and get a complete fertility work-up and diagnosis.
OK so now what? You’ve had a complete fertility work-up and you have been given a possible diagnosis.