Posted by: The Ram | 2009-08-18

The cost of tests

Im currently on Fertomid and wants to do a fertility test if i dont fall preggies soon. i would like ot know approximately how much the tests cost and also if i can have the tests done at a GP or if i need to see a gynae for this.


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Dear Ram

The 3 basic tests for fertility would involve hormonal tests, a sperm analysis and to assess the patency of the fallopian tubes. Blood tests to ascertain hormonal functions would cost approximately R1000. Semen analysis would cost anything between R600 – 1000. To ascertain patency of the fallopian tubes one would require a Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) that would cost approximately between R1000 –2000 depending on where it is done. These tests can be done at the GP or by a gynaecologist.

Answered by: Dr Y.M. Dasoo

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