There are certain taboo topics for men in society in which one of them is male infertility.
Infertility is defined as: Inability to conceive after 1 year of unprotected sexual intercourse. Although in our society it is assumed that infertility is the problem of women.
Male infertility refers to inability of male partner to cause pregnancy in female partner. It is affects 7% of all men and contributes to 30% of all infertility cases.
Causes of Male Infertility
Male fertility generally relies on the quantity and quality of his sperm which gets affected by certain causes.
- Medical Causes
- Environmental Causes
- Psychological causes
- Lifestyle causes
Diagnosis of Male Infertility:
Male infertility can only be diagnosed by semen analysis in a good Lab.
Treatment of male infertility:
Treatment mainly depends on the causes of male infertility like:
- Surgery: In case of Varicocele
- Infections: Antibiotic
- Erectile dysfunction: Medication and counseling needed to a patient
- ART Treatment: In this sperm is obtained through normal ejaculation or through surgical extraction (TESE/ PESE) or from donor individual where sperm are less in amount.