Fertility issues in males

Inability to conceive is not always a problem with the female. Males can also be responsible for fertility problems in couples.  When couples consult a doctor regarding this both the partners should undergo tests to know the cause of this problem.

Causes of infertility issues in males

  • Semen – semen is a milky fluid released from a man’s penis during orgasm. It contains fluid and sperm. The fluid helps in transportation of sperm during ejaculation. Abnormality in the semen accounts for a majority of male infertility cases.
  • Low sperm count
  • No sperms
  • Low sperm mobility- the sperms are unable to ‘swim’.
  • Abnormal sperm- sometimes the shape of the sperm is abnormal making it difficult for it to fertilize the egg.
  • Semen can also be abnormal due to testicular infection, testicular cancer.
  • Tight clothing can also affect sperm count. Working in extremely hot conditions can cause overheating of the testicles which decreases the sperm count.
  • Problems in ejaculation– blockage or obstruction in the ejaculatory ducts can cause inappropriate ejaculation. Retrograde ejaculation can also be a problem where men ejaculate into the bladder.
  • Varicocele– varicose veins in the scrotum that causes the sperm to heat.
  • Undescended testicle- during fetal development the testicles fail to descend down into the scrotum. Sperms, to remain healthy, need a slight lower temperature than body temperature. Hence failure to descend affects the sperm production.
  •  Genetic abnormality- males have chromosomes X and Y. Presence of two X chromosomes leads to abnormal development of the testicles which in turn leads to low testosterone and low sperm count.
  • Cystic fibrosis- it is a disease affecting the liver, lungs, pancreas and intestines. Males having cystic fibrosis generally have a missing or obstructed vas deferens.

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Tests for diagnosing infertility

Semen analysis- analyzed for sperm concentration, color, motility and presence of any infection.

Blood test- level of testosterone and other male hormones is checked.

Ultrasound test– to detect any obstruction or retrograde ejaculation.

Treatment  

The best treatment available for infertility is Pregnancy Miracle– a Chinese method to reverse infertility. It is a cost effective and non invasive method. It guarantees 100% success rate. It also helps in faster pregnancy. Couples who are in dire need of treatment and want to become parents this can surely be of some help. For further assistance feel free to read about the method and its reviews.

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