When a fertility test for men is done, a male factor of infertility problem is discovered in almost 30% of couples, and a contributing male factor is involved in nearly 50% of couples. The other reason for the evaluation of male fertility besides being the cause of the problem is that it may be a symptom of significant or a silent disease. Male infertility affects approximately 7% of all men and it is commonly caused due to deficiencies in the semen, and semen quality is used as a surrogate measure of male fecundity.
Treatment for Infertility in Males/Mens
Treating Male Infertility mainly starts semen analysis of the male partner or other tests like Physical examination, Hormone evaluation, Testicular biopsy and Testicular biopsy.
The main procedures are mentioned below:
In some cases surgeries are recommended. In some cases the varicocele is surgically corrected, or an obstructed vas deferens gets repaired. Even the Prior vasectomies can be reversed. In cases where no sperm are present in the ejaculate, sperm can often be retrieved directly from the testicles or epididymis using sperm retrieval techniques.
- Treating the infections
In some cases, some antibiotics are recommended cure an infection of the reproductive tract, but this may not always restore fertility.
- Treatments for sexual intercourse problems
In this case the medication or counseling is used for the improvement in fertility in conditions. This also helps is proper male infertility management.
- Hormone treatments and medications
Sometimes your doctor recommends hormone replacement or medications as one of the male infertility solutions. This is mainly done in the cases of infertility caused by high or low levels of certain hormones or problems with the way the body uses hormones.
- Assisted reproductive technology (ART)
This treatment is mainly done by obtaining the sperm through normal ejaculation, surgical extraction or from donor individuals which may vary according to the case. The sperm are then inserted into the female genital tract, or used to perform IVF or ICSI.