Treatment for infertility

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  • Treatments for infertility
    • Treatment for men
      • Altering lifestyle factors. Improving lifestyle can improve chances for pregnancy, reducing/eliminating harmful substances like smoking and drinking
      • Certain medications may improve a man's sperm count and likelihood for achieving a successful pregnancy.  may increase testicular function, including sperm production and quality.
      • surgery may be able to reverse a sperm blockage and restore fertility.
      • Sperm retrieval- These techniques obtain sperm when *********** is a problem or when no sperm are present in the ejaculated fluid
    • Treatment for women
      • Stimulating ovulation with fertility drugs
      • Surgery to restore fertility
    • IVF: involves stimulating and retrieving multiple mature eggs from a woman, fertilising them with a mans sperm in a dish in a lab, and implanting the embryos in the uterus 3-5 days after


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