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A Top Fertility Doctor to Diagnose the Cause of Your Infertility

Infertility is the diagnosis of failing to conceive after one your of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse. For women over 35, the period is shortened to six months. When infertility is unexplained, a top fertility doctor must be consulted to  accurately diagnose why pregnancy is being hindered. New Hope Fertility NYC is a renowned global leader in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). An accurate diagnosis of your unexplained infertility is required for a treatment plan to be cost-effective and successful.


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There are a number of reproductive conditions preventing couple from becoming pregnant. Female and male infertility factors can attribute to infertility.

  • 30 percent - Female factors
  • 30 percent - Male factors
  • 30 percent - Unknown factors

Common causes of infertility

  • Abnormally shaped or functioning sperm
  • The absence of sperm in the ejaculate
  • No ovulation
  • Irregular ovulation
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Blocked fallopian tubes
  • Abnormally shaped uterus or cervix
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Damaged to the reproductive system from STDs

Diagnosing Infertility

Both partners must undergo testing before a cost-effective and successful treatment plan can be designed.

For men, a semen analysis is the first step. A semen analysis will discover if the quantity, shape and motility of sperm are normal.

Infertility due to abnormal sperm can be treated through:

  • IUI using washed sperm and inserting a concentrated amount directly into the uterus
  • IVF using ICSI - where a sperm is directly injected into the egg 

For women, testing can be more rigorous.

Tests include:

  • Blood work to evaluate hormone levels
  • Ultrasound to examine the reproductive organs

Operative procedures may be warranted

Hysteroscopy - examination of the uterine cavity

Laparoscopy - examination of the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaris 

These procedures evaluate the shape and condition of a woman's uterus and verify her fallopian tubes are not blocked. If tubes are blocked, IVF treatment is recommended. Abnormal conditions of the uterus - such as fibroids - often require corrective surgery. 

Top Infertility Doctor

Contact the top fertility doctors at New Hope Fertility NYC if you’re struggling to get pregnant and want to know why. It is important to work with a fertility care team having the experience to accurately diagnose the underlying cause of your infertility and design a treatment protocol that is best for you as an individual. Customized infertility care at New Hope Fertility NYC offers the highest success rates and best overall patient satisfaction.


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