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    Fertility and Infertility Tests

    HELP...levels and ultrasound.

    I am on CD10. Uterine lining is 6mm, E2 4276, P4 .49, LH 9.9. I have 23 follicles. I am also on estrogen. What is next? I'm not sure if my levels are good. I do know my lining is not thickening, which I know that will cause a canceled transfer. Can someone explain or help me? Also I am triple layered. ... more »

    What Are Those Strange Names Used in My Semen Analysis?

    Sperm analysis or semen analysis is commonly used to examine male semen for possible abnormalities that may be contributing to infertility. ... more »

    Antimullerian Hormone (AMH)

    Antimullerian hormone (AMH) is a hormone produced by ovarian follicles. The amount of AMH directly reflects level of fertility in women. If AMH is too low, it may be hard to conceive. ... more »

    Semenanalysis and Sperm Count

    The Semen analysis or spermcount in an important part of an infertility evaluation. In fact, many doctors suggest to make the semenanalysis the very first infertility test. ... more »

    Infertility Work-Up and Testing

    The essential infertility work-up and testing includes an assessment of his sperms, whether and when ovulation takes places, and if the fallopian tubes are open. ... more »

    Male Fertility Infertility Tests - Sperm Count Sperm Semen Analysis

    Finding out about his fertility is the second most important thing to test when trying to get pregnant. ... more »

    hCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin During Pregnancy

    You will find here hCG levels and all the hCG information and facts about the pregnancy hormone which increases by at least 60% every 2 days until it reaches 1,200 mIU/ml. ... more »

    Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Test

    The FSH Urine Test is a test kit for the determination of FSH (human Follicular Stimulating Hormone) concentration in urine specimens. ... more »

    FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone Ovarian Fertility Egg Quality Test

    The urine FSH Tests detect elevated high FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) levels, and elevated FSH levels are associated with decreased fertility. ... more »

    What Interferes With the OPK?

    Ovulation prediction kits OPK are sensitive to the luteinizing hormone (LH). While most medications will have no effect on the test results, there are a certain medications that will. ... more »

    Testing the OPK at the Right Time of Day

    It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the menstrual cycle. It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the men ... more »

    How to Use an OPK

    Using an ovulation prediction kit is very similar to using an at home pregnancy test. The kits are designed with sticks that are used to collect urine directly from the urine stream. ... more »

    Ovulation After OPK Turns Negative?

    Ovulation does not necessarily happen after the OPK turns negative. It could happen, but that's not the rule. ... more »

    OPK Negative But Ovulation Symptoms

    Even with a negative OPK it's still possible to ovulate, especially if you have ovulation symptoms. ... more »


    Hysterosonography is often used to investigate uterine abnormalities in women who experience infertility or multiple miscarriages. ... more »

    Normal Progesterone Levels

    Progesterone levels during pregnancy. What are normal progesterone levels? What does progesterone do? ... more »

    Fertility Awareness Fertility Signs Ovulation Calendar and Chart

    Fertility awareness and charting is part of 'Natural Family Planning' (NFP). It uses a woman's natural fertility signs to identify when she may or may not be fertile. ... more »

    No Ovulation After a Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)

    Is it true that ovulation stops after a hysterosalpingogram (HSG)?  ... more »

    Fertility Tests And Testing For Women And Men

    Infertility testing usually consists of several stepwise tests to detect and then treat causes of infertility. It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility. ... more »

    CCCT- Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test

    An additional test for ovarian reserve is the CCCT or the clomiphene challenge test ... more »

    OPK - What Does a Faint Line Mean?

    Contrary to a pregnancy test a faint OPK line is not a positive line. ... more »

    Normal And Low Progesterone Levels After Ovulation And During Pregnancy

    Progesterone is a hormone that usually comes from the corpus luteum after ovulation. Measuring progesterone levels can determine if you ovulated or not. Low progesterone levels may be a problem. ... more »

    Estradiol Elevated

    What do elevated estradiol levels mean? ... more »

    OPK - Beginning to Test

    When in my cycle should I start testing ... more »

    OPK - When Ovulation

    When do I ovulate after the first positive OPK ... more »

    What is an Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK)?

    OPK stands form Ovulation Predictor Kit. The OPK is a test that checks your urine for the presence of LH, luteinizing hormone. ... more »

    Getting Pregnant Pregnancy After a Hysterosalpingogram HSG

    Many women wonder how long they should wait to get pregnant after an HSG a hysterosalpingogram. ... more »

    OPK Positive - No Ovulation

    Is it possible that my Ovulation Preditor Kit (OPK) was positive without ovulation? ... more »

    When to Use Your OPK (Ovulation Predictor Kit)

    At what time of the day should I test with my OPK (ovulation predictor kit)? ... more »

    Ovulation - What Time of Day?

    I had sexual intercourse with my husband late at night, and the next day my BBT showed was elevated, indicating ovulation the day before. Can I find out whether I ovulated in the morning or at night? ... more »

    When to Have Sexual Intercourse After the OPK Turns Positive

    Test every 12 hours not every 24 hours. The perfect time for sexual intercourse is within 12-24 hours prior to the ovulation predictor FIRST turning positive. Especially if you test only once a day. ... more »

    Fertility And Infertility Laboratory Test Results

    What are the normal values for fertility and infertility laboratory test results? ... more »

    OPK or Fertility Monitor

    Which is best when trying to conceive - OPK or fertility monitor? ... more »

    What is the Post-Coital Test?

    The Post-Coital Test assesses the interaction of the sperm and cervical mucus. It is often part of the evaluation when you have difficulty conceiving. ... more »

    OPK and PCOS

    Can I use an ovulation predictor kit? ... more »

    Hysterosalpingogram - What to Expect

    How is it done? A hysterosalpingogram or HSG is a test to check the uterine cavity as well as the patency (openness) of the fallopian tubes. ... more »

    Progesterone (Provera) Challenge Test

    The progesterone or provera challenge test is given to women with no menstrual bleeding amenorrhea to see if they bleed or not. ... more »

    Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test- CCCT

    The Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test, or CCCT, is a fertility test to check your ovarian reserve, to see if your eggs are still good enough for fertiliization and implantation. ... more »

    OPK vs. BBT

    Which is better OPK or BBT? ... more »

    OPK negative - BBT shows rise

    My ovulation predictor is negative but the BBT shows a rise ... more »

    One Testicle and Fertility

    Does having one testicle effect fertility? ... more »

    Ovulation Problems

    What could go wrong besides not ovulating? ... more »

    Ovarian Function Testing

    How do you test ovarian function? ... more »

    Infertility - When to Get Help

    You should get infertility help from a specialist aft one year of trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant. ... more »

    OPK , Ovulation, and BBT

    When is ovulation and BBT rise after positive OPK ... more »