Having difficulty getting pregnant, especially if you’ve been trying for a while, is the main sign of infertility. If an underlying medical condition, such as endometriosis, is causing your fertility problems, you might have more noticeable symptoms, such as irregular periods.
If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for at least six months without success, and you’re between 35 and 40 years old, you should see your doctor at Findlay Women’s Care for testing and treatment options. If you’re over 40, and you haven’t been able to conceive after about a year, it’s time to seek help for infertility. You should also seek help for infertility if you have any of the following:
Keep in mind that men and women can both have infertility. Your doctor will determine the cause of your fertility problems and recommend treatment options. Some common causes of female infertility include:
This depends on the cause of infertility, how old you are, and how long you’ve been having fertility problems. Your doctor at Findlay Women’s Care might recommend one of the following options:
Your doctor will thoroughly discuss the pros and cons of your treatment options and explain what you can expect from each of them. This information can help you decide which option might be best for you. Keep in mind that infertility treatments have varying success rates and other factors to consider before making your decision.
If you need treatment for infertility, please contact Findlay Women’s Care to set up an appointment with Dr. Carmen Doty-Armstrong, Dr. Dawn Hochstettler, or Dr. Kimberlee Perkins today.
We are providers for most of northwest Ohio's major health insurance plans. If you have medical insurance, we are anxious to help you receive your maximum allowable benefits. Prior to your first visit, please contact your insurance company to verify that our practice is an accepted provider in your plan. Once you have confirmed your insurance plan's acceptance, we will be happy to process your insurance claims for you. Please bring 1) a copy of your current insurance card 2) Photo ID that matches the last name as the name on your insurance card. If you do not see your insurance provider please contact our office.
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