infections, the most common infections being chlamydia and gonorrhoea. Other situations that increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy include: Endometriosis Previous pelvic surgery, such as tubal surgery, Caesarean section or appendectomy Presence of an IUD
to help thin your blood. Sometimes conditions such as endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) make getting pregnant and carrying a baby to full term difficult. Don't be afraid to ask lots of questions. Remember though, that sometimes
are ovulating.However if you have other symptoms such as heavy bleeding, or the pain lasts more than a few days, further investigation would be a good idea to rule out conditions such as endometriosis. Heat packs, or a hot water bottle can help to relieve
of the uterus (womb) and fallopian tubes. It can identify conditions that can affect infertility such as polycystic ovaries, fibroids and some cases of endometriosis.Hystero-salpingogramThis is an x-ray investigation that takes about 30 minutes. A tube
AcupunctureAcupuncture may help you get pregnant by improving conditions such as endometriosis and balance hormones. For men, it may improve sperm count, concentration and motility. Call the British Acupuncture Council: 020 8735 0400. Chiropractic
. Endometriosis This accounts for about 6% of infertility cases. This is a condition where parts of the lining of the womb (endometrium) find their way outside the womb and into the pelvis. This can damage the tubes, but in most cases this isn't the problem
to a medical problem, such as endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease.
. He specialises in fertility problems, with a special interest in endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome.Professor Jauniaux is consultant obstetrician in foetal medicine at The London Clinic and Professor in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine