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Screening for Infertility in Women

There aren't any guidelines for screening or tests for infertility in women.

Talk to your doctor if you have a history of infertility or at risk for pelvic inflammatory disease, pelvic abscess, ruptured appendix, or known prior adhesions.

REFERENCES:

Infertility fact sheet. Office on Women's Health—US Department of Health and Human Services website. Available at: http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/infertility.html. Updated August 30, 2018. Accessed December 31, 2018.

Infertility in women. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116334/Infertility-in-women. Updated November 6, 2018. Accessed December 31, 2018.

Patient history taking: major systems of the body. EBSCO Nursing Reference Center website. Available at:https://www.ebscohost.com/nursing/products/nursing-reference-center. Updated March 30, 2018. Accessed December 31, 2018.

Last reviewed December 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Beverly Siegal, MD, FACOG  Last Updated: 12/31/2018