A fertility doctor or specialist is a reproductive endocrinologist who is a physician who practices a subspecialty of obstetrics and gynaecology called reproductive endocrinology and infertility. The reproductive endocrinology and infertility is an area of medicine that addresses hormonal functioning as it pertains to reproduction and infertility in both women and men. They are also called reproductive endrocrinologists.
After your primary care gynaecologist caboolture has conducted some preliminary tests such as ovulation monitoring and post intercourse tests, you are prescribed clomiphene citrate for several cycles. If it does not work for after three to six cycles you may start to see a fertility specialist. A fertility specialist specializes m in treating reproductive disorders.
The fertility specialists have completed the same education and medical requirements as a gynaecologist and have also finished a two to three year fellowship in reproductive endrocrinology, passed specialized examinations and completed a two year practice in reproductive endocrinology.
Fertility specialists have extensive diagnostic methods and solutions including one in vitro fertilization that your gynaecologist may not offer. Based on the test results, your RE may recommend advanced treatments and medications. You and your partner can see a fertility specialist for a consultation to gather information about the possible next steps.