• hypogonadism
  • There are many causes for oligospermia including: Pre-testicular factors refer to conditions that impede adequate support of the testes and include situations of poor hormonal support and poor general health including: Hypogonadism due to various causes Drugs, alcohol, smoking Strenuous riding (bicycle riding, horseback riding) Medications, including androgens. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a number of situations direct medical or surgical intervention can improve the sperm concentration, examples are use of FSH in men with pituitary hypogonadism, antibiotics in case of infections, or operative corrections of a hydrocele, varicocele, or vas deferens obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In men, CD can reduce semen quality and cause immature secondary sex characteristics, hypogonadism and hyperprolactinaemia, which causes impotence and loss of libido. (wikipedia.org)
  • Varicocele
  • Male infertility is due to low sperm production,misshapen or immobile sperm, varicocele or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm.Illnesses,injuries,chronic health problems,problems with erection and ejaculation,hormonal problems,genetic problem,lifestyle choices and other factors like environmental toxins and radiation can play a role in causing male infertility. (edoctoronline.com)
  • Risk factors for the formation of antisperm antibodies in men include the breakdown of the blood‑testis barrier, trauma and surgery, orchitis, varicocele, infections, prostatitis, testicular cancer, failure of immunosuppression and unprotected receptive anal or oral sex with men. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, correcting a varicocele (surgical procedure) often does not improve the semen quality enough to change the therapy that will be required to result in pregnancy for the couple. (infertilityhomoeopathy.com)
  • ICSI
  • In case of treatment failure, depending on the severity of male infertility, insemination, IVF or microfertilisation (ICSI) can be tried regardless of the etiology. (gfmer.ch)
  • pregnancy
  • Male-factor pathology, singularly or in addition to female-factor pathology, is the cause of an inability to achieve a successful first pregnancy in about 50% of couples seeking medical care . (urotoday.com)
  • It is now noted worthy to realise that men may have a role to play when their partner has recurrent pregnancy loss. (punchng.com)
  • IVF is employed in male infertility for men with oligospermia (low sperm count) or when pregnancy does not occur following attempts with IUI. (babyboonivf.com)
  • In other words, older sperm are less likely to result in a successful pregnancy and, moreover, the cumulative fragmentation of sperm DNA over time increases the likelihood that a small fraction of men will pass on achondroplasia and transmit multiple genetic and chromosomal defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • obstruction
  • Epididymal obstruction may be present if there is a history of previous infection or injury, if the man has had a vasectomy, or if the man is a carrier of a cystic fibrosis gene. (babyboonivf.com)
  • Thus
  • Thus, it is an important fact that men need to look after their health as consciously as women need to in order to bear up all the fruits of a sweet life! (medexpressrx.com)
  • Thus, an appropriate male evaluation may allow the couple to better understand the basis of their infertility and to obtain genetic counseling when appropriate. (auanet.org)
  • treatment
  • 2012) found spermatic granuloma, cell debris, epithelial cell vacuolization and oligospermia in proximal caput epididymis of adult rats after treatment with 10 mg [kg. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Detection of conditions for which there is no treatment will spare couples the distress of attempting ineffective therapies. (auanet.org)
  • Today attempts are made to specifically identify causes of male infertility such as immunological, infectious or hormonal factors in order to prescribe a specific treatment. (gfmer.ch)
  • significantly
  • A significantly increased risk of infertility was found for males with HPV positivity in semen (OR = 2.93, 95% CI = 2.03-4.24). (biomedcentral.com)
  • For example, the percentage of sperm with highly damaged DNA, comet extent, DNA break number, and other comet measures has been found to be significantly higher in men aged 36-57 years than in those aged 20-35 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • At the recently concluded meeting of the Asian Pacific Initiative on Reproduction in Malaysia in March 2017, additional focus was placed on male infertility. (punchng.com)
  • A 2017 review and meta-analysis found sperm counts among Western men (i.e. men in Australia, Europe, New Zealand, and North America) declined 50-60% between 1973 and 2011, with an average decline of 1.4% per year. (wikipedia.org)