Question: Hello! I was wondering if you do IUD removals and infertility tests? I can’t find any gynecologists within a hour from my home that accepts my state health insurance to do so. It’s almost the deadline for me to remove it and am urgently searching for a place that can perform the removal and test. Thank you!
Answer: Yes, our staff are able to remove IUDs but we do not offer testing specific to infertility. We can provide a pelvic exam to determine if you are healthy and your reproductive organs are functioning normally. We also can provide counseling services if that is appropriate for your situation. If you would like to start the initial exam process with us, please call 440-352-0608 to set up an appointment. Moving forward, an appointment with a gynecologist’s office would be needed to provide further services, including blood and infertility testing for you and your partner.
Question: Hey I had a question its what kind of birth control can help be infertile?
Answer: Using birth control for months or even years does not hurt a woman’s fertility to plan future pregnancies. For example, if women who rely on the hormonal pill for unintended pregnancy prevention forget to take even one pill, they can still become pregnant. In addition, ovulation typically returns within a few weeks to a few months in women who stop using long-term birth control methods, such as an Implant or IUD.
Although birth control does not decrease the chance of a female becoming pregnant in the future, untreated sexually transmitted infections (STI) can. Untreated cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause fallopian tube scaring, which may impact a fertilized egg’s ability to travel to the uterus. It is important to talk to your partner and get regularly tested.
There are also permanent types of birth control that can surgically block a woman’s fallopian tubes and is not meant to be reversed, also known as a tubal ligation or “getting your tubes tied”.
If you have any further questions, please call 440-352-0608.