Why It Is Done
The postcoital test may be done if you are not able to become pregnant and:
- You are ovulating, your Reference fallopian tubes Opens New Window are not blocked, and your partner's sperm are normal. A problem with your cervical mucus may be causing infertility.
- Immune system problems, such as sperm Reference antibodies Opens New Window, may be a cause of infertility.
- Your male partner does not want to be tested.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 22, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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