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"We've already had a look at Human Fertility....now it's time to consider the less pleasant Human Infertility! This quiz discusses US standards."
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As a general rule, a healthy couple in their 20's will not be treated for infertility until they have tried unsuccessfully to conceive for at least what length of time?
at least 6 months
at least a year
at least 2 years
at least 18 months
Oligospermia is a condition which causes infertility in some males. What is it?
low sperm count
poor sperm motility
complete lack of sperm
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can cause infertility in women. Which is NOT a common symptom of this disorder?
excessive facial hair
Endometriosis, where the uterine lining grows outside of the uterine cavity, is also another common cause of infertility in women. Approximately what percentage of women with endometriosis will be infertile?
There are a number of 'syndromes' which can lead to male infertility. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
What is a varicocele?
blockage of the vas deferens
absence of a vas deferens
a vascectomy reversal
a varicose vein in the scrotal region
Thyroid disease can affect both male and female fertility.
Clomiphene Citrate, is a medication used to help stimulate ovulation in a woman. Which of the following is NOT a possible side effect of this drug?
poor cervical mucus
increased thyroid dysfunction
disruption of a woman's natural ovulation cycle
over-stimulation of the ovaries
What is the leading cause of infertility in a female?
disorders and blockages of the fallopian tubes
polycystic ovarian syndrome
lack of ovulation
There is a special surgical infertility treatment where mature eggs are collected via laparoscope from a woman's ovary. Up to four of these eggs are loaded into a special catheter containing her partner's sperm. The eggs and sperm are then injected back into the woman's fallopian tube. What is this procedure called?
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Compiled Jun 28 12