Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy

Conditions that affect a woman’s reproductive functions cannot always be diagnosed by history and physical examination alone. Other diagnostic tests including ultrasound, sonohysterogram or hysterosalpingogram (x-rays) may not provide the answer.  In these cases, diagnostic surgeries such as laparoscopy and/or hysteroscopy can be helpful in providing information about infertility and other common gynecological disorders such as endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain.  Diagnostic…

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Unexplained Infertility

Explaining “Unexplained Infertility” For most couples struggling with infertility, the cause can be quickly identified: endometriosis, blocked fallopian tubes, defective ovulation, poor sperm quantity or quality, and so forth. However, for many patients, standard diagnostic testing fails to identify a specific cause. This is generally referred to as “unexplained infertility” and accounts for roughly 25% of couples seeking help from a reproductive physician. Infertility testing…

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Female Infertility

Causes of Female Infertility Hormones and anatomy play vital roles in fertility. Fertility Associates of Memphis doctors often see these common culprits, or causes of infertility in women: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that causes increased androgen levels, and the presence of multiple small cysts on the ovaries. These symptoms result in abnormal menstruation and ovulation that can make it hard to…

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Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fertility

During a fertility evaluation, many women are diagnosed with anatomic problems that make it difficult for them to conceive and deliver a healthy child. These problems may include uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps, uterine septa, and problems with the fallopian tubes.  Thankfully, the vast majority of these issues can be addressed and corrected through minimally invasive surgery. Below are 5 things you should know about minimally…

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Dr. Amelia Bailey Infertility Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fertility

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Bringing Dreams to Life: Vim & Vigor Fall 2014

Bringing Dreams to Life Fertility Specialists Open Tupelo Clinic Vim & Vigor Magazine, Fall 2014 Brad and Melissa Logan of Taylor were “100 percent ready” when they tried to start their family shortly after getting married in 2007. Unfortunately, despite no family history of infertility or prior health issues, a baby wasn’t in their immediate future. “Ten to 15 percent of couples have a difficult…

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