What causes changes in vaginal discharge?
It is normal for vaginal discharge to present certain changes throughout the menstrual cycle. However, an increase in quantity, a different appearance in consistency or color and an unpleasant odor could be symptoms of an infection. Therefore, in this case, a specialist should be consulted. Read more
Hormonal contraceptives and antibiotics: how do they interact?
There is no scientific evidence that most antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, with the exception of rifampicin and rifabutin. Therefore, if pregnancy is to be avoided, when rifampicin or rifabutin is to be taken, an alternative method of contraception should be discussed with the physician. Read more
How is the egg donor assigned to the recipient woman in Spain?
The assignment of the most suitable egg donor for the recipient woman is a procedure performed by the medical team. In no case will the recipient woman or couple be able to choose the donor or her characteristics, since it is a totally anonymous process for both parties. Read more
What is the price of a complete semen analysis in Spain?
A semen analysis costs approximately €50-170. This price increases if it is a REM spermiogram or with motile sperm count. In addition, sperm DNA fragmentation or other complementary tests performed on semen are more expensive. Read more
How Successful Is IVF with ICSI? - Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates
ICSI is a type of IVF that helps increase the odds of fertilization and therefore increases success. On average, the fertilization rate of ICSI ranges between 50 and 80 percent. IVF with ICSI is primarily indicated for cases of male factor infertility. Learn more about the pregnancy and live birth rates here. Read more