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Infertility Treatment

Infertility refers to the inability to conceive a child. Despite some common misconceptions, infertility can be an issue that affects both men (male infertility and women. Infertility can make conceiving a child a difficult situatuion both mentally and physically. 

There are infertility treatment options available. To request an infertility consultation, call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as the physical inability to conceive a child. In women, there are two benchmarks that constitute an official case of infertility:

Millions of people worldwide struggle with infertility when attempting to start a family. Infertility can stem from issues affecting both men and women, with has any number of potential causes.

Infertility Causes

Some cases of infertility are caused by men, some by women and others affect both partners simultaneously. The likelihood of each of these issues is roughly equal.
In women, infertility may be caused by:

In men, infertility may be caused by:

Some people struggle with just one of these listed issues, while for others it may be a combination of any of them. Certain factors or choices also put a person or couple at a higher risk for infertility. These include:

Infertility Treatment

Much like the causes of infertility, the treatment of infertility will vary depending on the root cause of the issue. There are infertility treatment options available for both men and women
Infertility treatment for men includes:

Infertility treatment for women includes:

The correct method of treatment will vary greatly depending on the root cause of the fertility in question. Another popular method is assisted reproductive technology, also known as ART. Assisted reproductive technology uses advanced methods to help couples conceive. Forms of ART include:

Request Infertility Information Today

The only way to determine which method of infertility treatment or fertility testing is right for you is to receive a fertility consultation. Request infertility information today: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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