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Fertility doctors use a range of blood tests and surgical tests to investigate fertility issues.

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The AMH test (Anti-Mullerian Hormone) is a blood test to help the fertility doctor assess the woman's ovarian reserve. The test measures the levels of AMH in a woman's blood and is helpful in determining whether a woman has premature ovarian aging (diminished ovarian reserve) or premature ovarian failure.

What it FSH? What is High FSH? FSH is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. FSH causes follicles - the sacs in your ovaries that contain eggs - to grow. FSH is the primary hormone responsible for producing eggs. In men, FSH is necessary for sperm production. When Should You Have FSH Levels Checked?

Estradiol is a type of estrogen, the major sex hormone in women. It is secreted by the ovarian follicles. As the follicles grow and develop each month, they produce estradiol. This sets the rest of the reproductive cycle in motion.

Fertility Tests Videos

How Does PGD or Genetic Testing Improve IVF Success Rates?

In this video, Dr. John Frattarelli, a fertility doctor with Fertility Institute of Hawaii, explains the role of PGD is successful pregnancy with IVF, and its ability to reduce miscarriages.

Embryo Screening for a Healthy Baby

There can be several problems with an embryo which might not be picked up by screening.
Dr. Eric Surrey M.D. , a fertility doctor at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine discusses embryo screening and its limitations.