Male infertility refers to the medical condition of men which reduces the chances of their female spouse becoming pregnant. Male fertility depends on their ability to produce healthy semen. Hormones that control their fertility organs are made and stored in their two testicles. The production of healthy and mature semen depends on many things, your lifestyle plays a very big role in balancing hormones and preventing male infertility.
If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for more than 6-12 months through unprotected sex, the time has come to visit the best fertility hospital in India. Sunflower Hospital has been treating male infertility in Ahmedabad for decades, and today we are here with the most frequently asked questions regarding male infertility.
Can a man give birth to infertility?
Many environmental, genetic, and health conditions can cause infertility in men. Some of the most common causes are:
- Excess cycling
- Tight clothing
- Hot tub bath
- Hot shower & exposure to radiation
- Vitamin deficiency
- Toxicants (pesticides, heavy metal, and mercury)
- Hernia treatment
- Genital infection
What is male infertility
It is a health condition under which the quality and quantity of semen of a male partner deteriorate. Even after trying to have unprotected sex for 6-12 months, he finds it difficult to impregnate his female partner.
How is male fertility diagnosed?
After taking a complete medical history and a physical examination, a semen analysis is completed to measure the quantity and quality of semen. Additional tests, including preliminary and diagnostic tests, may be necessary based on preliminary findings. Ultrasound can be used to detect varicocele or sperm abnormalities.
Is male infertility a common condition?
One in ten couples finds it challenging to get pregnant or maintain a pregnancy. A third of these cases are attributed to the health status of the male partner, which leads to infertility. Male infertility is common in men who do not give up their sedentary lifestyle.
Does it cause male genetic infertility?
- There is a mutation in the Y-chromosome that determines the sex of the male, leading to male genetic infertility.
- Hormonal issues such as diabetes or problems related to the thyroid and adrenal glands can also cause male infertility.
- Kleinfelter syndrome, a condition in which the sperm of the male partner carries an extra copy of the female sex gene, which can make it difficult for the couple to conceive.
What are the treatment options for male infertility?
Male infertility can be treated at Sunflower Hospital in Ahmedabad with many options:
- If the patient has had a blood vessel in the past, surgery can help reverse the procedure and help the patient produce semen.
- Stress management
- Quit smoking and alcohol consumption
- Surgery has also been suggested to male patients suffering from a condition called varicocele. This is a condition in which the veins inside the scrotum enlarge.
- Under this fertilization therapy, the best quality sperm from the male partner’s sperm sample is fertilized by selecting it with the female partner’s egg in a laboratory setup.
- Increase your vitamin intake, especially zinc, L-carnitine, and folic acid
Not all types of male infertility are permanent. With effective treatment, medications, and a hygienic routine, most patients can overcome infertility issues. To learn more about infertility treatment costs and alternatives, you can call us or make an appointment at our best hospital in Ahmedabad.