Surgery is sometimes recommended as a fertility treatment when there are structural issues affecting fertility. Here are common types of fertility-related surgeries:
Laparoscopy: Laparoscopic surgery is often used to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the female reproductive organs, such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and fibroids.
Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy is used to diagnose and treat issues within the uterus, such as polyps, fibroids, or abnormalities of the uterine lining.
Tubal Ligation Reversal: In cases where a woman has undergone tubal ligation (having her tubes tied) and wants to restore fertility, tubal ligation reversal may be performed.
Fibroid Removal (Myomectomy): Fibroids, noncancerous growths in the uterus, can sometimes interfere with fertility.
Tubal Surgery: For women with blocked or damaged fallopian tubes, surgery may be considered to repair or unblock the tubes.
Varicocelectomy: In cases of male infertility where varicoceles (enlarged veins in the scrotum) are present and impacting sperm quality, varicocelectomy may be recommended.
It's important to note that not all fertility issues can be addressed through surgery, and the decision to undergo surgery is based on the specific diagnosis and the individual's overall health. Please consult with a fertility specialist to determine the most appropriate course of action based on the specific circumstances.