male infertility treatment

Male Infertility Treatment

Male infertility is a condition in which males affect the child-bearing ability, and the problem relies on the quantity and quality of the male sperm. Various factors are responsible for male infertility, like decreased sperm concentration, difficulty in sperm production, poor motility, functionally impaired antibody production, and many more.

Factors that cause Male Infertility

  • Damage to the testicles caused by trauma, injury, or congenital defect

  • Antiserum factors in which the immune system kills the sperm cells

  • Vasectomy or sterilization process

  • Blockage of sperm carrying duct

  • Abnormality related to sperm

  • Ejaculation problems

  • Anti-inflammatory or cancer treatment drugs

  • Azoospermia (zero sperm count)

  • Hot baths and saunas

  • Stress

  • Blockage of sperm carrying ducts

  • Development of sperm antibodies (auto-immune disorder)

  • Swelling of the veins that supply the testicle

  • Hormonal problems like low testosterone level

  • Family history of a gene mutation that causes male infertility problems

  • Exposure to radiations, heavy metals, or harmful chemicals

  • Sexually transmitted disease

  • Poor lifestyle

  • Consuming alcohol, drugs, and smoking

Tests performed to determine the cause of Infertility in Males

  • Semen analysis- Check sperm, sperm morphology (to check abnormalities), and mobility

  • Blood test- Check hormonal levels

  • Anti-sperm antibody tests- Detect sperm antibodies

  • Biopsy test

  • Ultrasound test

  • Scrotal ultrasound

  • Transrectal ultrasound of the prostate

Physical examination

  • Testicular size examination

  • Undescended testis

If one cannot conceive after having unprotected sex for 12 months, then it is time to consult a male fertility specialist in Delhi at the World IVF Center. The expert recommends some tests and based on the result. They provide suitable treatment that helps to increase the chances of having a baby.

Treatment Options

  • Hormonal therapy

  • Medications to treat the infection

  • Surgical treatment helps correct sperm flow and correct any type of obstructions

  • Counseling therapy helps improve relationships with the partner and helps improve sexual health

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) involves a set of revolutionary techniques that help overcome fertility problems. This include

  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)

  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)

  • Artificial insemination

Tips to improve sperm health

  • Avoid smoking

  • Maintain a healthy BMI

  • Avoid spas, saunas, hot bath, and putting the laptop on the lap

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol and stop smoking

  • Eat a healthy and nutritious diet

  • Take the help of an expert