Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Abdominal Ultrasound
- Sex Hormones Tests
- Abdominal X-Ray
- Semen Analysis
- Chromosome Analysis
- Testicular Biospy
- Ultrasound Scan
- Luteinizing Hormone Measurement
- Follicle Stimulating Hormone Measurement
- Pelvic Exam
- Thyroid Function Test
- Pelvic Ultrasound
- MRI of Brain
- Ultrasound of scrotum
Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision. Just as sonar and radar help the military detect planes and ships, ultrasound helps do...
An abdominal film, also known as an abdominal X-ray, helps doctors assess potential problems in your abdomen-particularly in your spleen, stomach, and intestines. Your doctor may perform this procedure to help detect a particular condition such as...
Semen analysis, also known as the sperm count test, analyzes the health of a man's sperm. Semen is the fluid containing sperm that is released during male ejaculation. A semen analysis measures three major factors of sperm health: number of sperm ...
A testicular biopsy takes a tissue sample from your testicle for laboratory analysis. The two testicles are the male reproductive organs. They produce sperm and the male sex hormone testosterone. Your testicles are located in your scrotum, which i...
An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. "Karyotype" also refers to the actual collection of chromosomes being examined. Examining these chromosomes through karyotyping allows your ph...
The follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) level test measures the level of FSH found within human serum. FSH is responsible for promoting and sustaining ovarian follicular growth in females and spermatogenesis in males. Your doctor will order an FSH ...
A pelvic exam is a doctor's visual and physical examination of a woman's sexual and reproductive organs.
The thyroid is a small gland, shaped like a butterfly, which is located in the lower-front part of your neck. Your doctor can feel your thyroid by pressing his or her fingers gently against your throat. The thyroid is responsible for helping to re...
A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
A gastric emptying scan, also known as a gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how fast food leaves the stomach.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that allows doctors to view the inside of your body without having to make an incision. X-rays are waves of electromagnetic radiation that are absorbed differently by different tissues. Bones absorb them well beca...
An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that help stabilize the shoulder and aid in movement. Rotator cuff strains or tears are caused by overuse or acute injury. Repetitive lifting can put you at risk.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made public in 1896 with an image of the hand of anatomist Albert von Köliker. In the hu...