What is it?, Causes, symptoms and treatments.
Male infertility is one of the factors that affects many couples. Among the causes are diseases, injuries, chronic health problems among others, for which there is a decrease or total absence of the ability to fertilize the egg, which prevents pregnancy.
The causes of male infertility can be associated with factors such as:
- Endocrine or pretesticular factor (It occurs due to hormonal disorders that can affect testicular function and / or development).
- Testicular factor (It is due to problems directly related to the testicles, either congenital or acquired).
- Post-testicular factor (It is due to alterations in the exit of the spermatozoa).
- Sperm factor (It is directly related to the poor quality of the sperm
Symptoms associated with infertility
Difficulty ejaculating or a small amount of it.
Testicular swelling or pain.
Gynecomastia (breast enlargement) Low sense of smell.
Respiratory type infections.
Sometimes it is not possible to identify the causes of male infertility, even so, specialists can recommend some treatments to conceive.
Male infertility treatments range from surgeries such as reversal of the vasectomy or the repair of blocked vas deferens, to treatments for infections, problems with sexual intercourse, in addition to assisted reproduction.