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Male Infertility

Infertility can make an impact on couples throughout the world when they are looking to have a child. It occurs when a woman cannot get pregnant, or stay pregnant after 1 year of trying with her partner. For women over the age of 35, infertility is when you cannot get pregnancy after 6 months of trying. It is thought that 1 out of every 6 couples deal with infertility. Male infertility refers to ...

Male Infertility

Male infertility is any health issue in a man that lowers the chances of his female partner getting pregnant. About 13 out of 100 couples can't get pregnant with unprotected sex. There are many causes for infertility in men and women. In over a third of infertility cases, the problem is with the man. This is most often due to problems with his sperm production or with sperm delivery. What Happens ...

Causes

Making mature, healthy sperm that can travel depends on many things. Problems can stop cells from growing into sperm. Problems can keep the sperm from reaching the egg. Even the temperature of the scrotum may affect fertility. These are the main causes of male infertility: Sperm Disorders The most common problems are with making and growing sperm. Sperm may: not grow fully be oddly shaped not mov...

Treatment

Treatment depends on what's causing infertility. Many problems can be fixed with drugs or surgery. This would allow conception through normal sex. The treatments below are broken into 3 categories: Non-surgical therapy for Male Infertility Surgical Therapy for Male Infertility Treatment for Unknown Causes of Male Infertility Non-Surgical Treatment for Specific Male Infertility Conditions Many ma...

Diagnosis

Causes of male fertility can be hard to diagnose. The problems are most often with sperm production or delivery. Diagnosis starts with a full history and physical exam. Your health care provider may also want to do blood work and semen tests. History and Physical Exam Your health care provider will take your health and surgical histories. Your provider will want to know about anything that might l...

Ep. 35 Male Infertility 101 with Dr. Ajay Nangia

Get the facts on male infertility issues by listening to this interview with Ajay K. Nangia of the Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine (IRHRM) at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Infertility Infographic

Infographic on male infertility

Male Fertility

Being told you have cancer can be scary and emotional, especially if you may want to have children. Not being able to have children (infertility) can be a short-term or long-lasting result of some cancer treatments. There are successful options for male cancer patients who want to preserve their fertility and father a baby. Before you start your cancer treatment, talk with your doctor or other mem...

Ask the Experts: How Do Men Get tested for Infertility?

Male infertility is when a man has a health issue that lowers the chances of getting his female partner pregnant. It's most often caused by issues linked to sperm production or sperm delivery. The path to finding out why you are having trouble with fertility starts with a physical exam and questions about your medical history. It may also include blood work and ultrasound and semen tests. Your hea...

Did you know? Varicocele

A varicocele (VAR-ih-koe-seel) is an abnormal enlargement of veins within the scrotum (just above the testis). Varicoceles are similar to varicose veins, but they occur around the testicles rather than the legs. Varicocele is very common, with more than 3 million cases reported each year in the United States. Vacicocele is found in about 15% of males, but many are not aware they have it. Varicoce...

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