Male Infertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve a pregnancy naturally after on year of sexual intercourse without the use of contraceptive methods.

Male infertility is usually caused by a variety of conditions.

Some of them can be identified and treated, such as hypogonadotropic hypogonadism; others are diagnoses, but do not have a specific treatment, such as genetic alterations or testicular atrophy. 30 – 40% of patients with spermiogram abnormalities, physical examination and laboratory test fail to identify a specific cause of infertility, classifying their patients as carriers of idiopathic male infertility.

The different sperm retrieval techniques, which obtain gametes from different regions of the male reproductive system, have made possible for couples with severe male factor without specific treatment to achieve pregnancies and offspring.

Some of the most common causes of infertility could be:

Physical problems of the testicles

Blockages of the tubes that carry semen

Hormonal problems

History of high fever or mumps

Genetic diseases

Environment or lifestyle factors


Ejaculation problems

Being in treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation

Evaluation to diagnose infertility may include:

Medical and sexual history

Physical exam

Two spermiograms

Endocrinological profile

Post- ejaculate urine analysis

Testicular or transrectal ultrasound

Genetic evaluation

Specialized test

Symptoms and Diagnosis

The main sign of male infertility is the inability to father a child, There may be no other obvious signs or symptoms.

However, in some cases, an underlying problem such as an inherited disorder, a hormonal imbalance, dilated veins around the testicle, or another condition that blocks the release of sperm, can cause signs and symptoms. Signs and symptoms you may notice may include:

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