All you need to know about male infertility treatment

Although one discusses various medical issues with their doctors, most are reluctant when it comes to problems relating to fertility. This is still considered to be a taboo, not to be discussed in the open especially before other members of the family. But in order to cure the problem of infertility it is necessary to seek medical help. Put very simply, infertility is the inability to conceive after one year or more of regular intercourse. The problem may lie in the male or female partner. Male infertility is a common reason behind the inability of the female partner to bear a child. Most male fertility issues are curable once they have been identified.

The most common reasons behind male infertility are as follows:

·         Low sperm count

·         Erectile dysfunction

·         Infections

·         Hormone related issues

·         Lack of stamina

Male infertility treatment has advanced over the years. Doctors use advanced techniques to first identify the exact cause of infertility and then decide the course of treatment accordingly.

Various types of male infertility treatment (based on the underlying problem):

·Oral medicines are most often used in cases where male infertility has occurred due to hormonal imbalance.

·With stress being a common issue among most adults today low sperm count is becoming a major issue among men. Among the variousmale infertility treatments presently available many specifically address the issue of low sperm count or Oligospermia. These are in-vitro fertilization, intrauterine insemination and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. In all these techniques the sperm is either collected from the ejaculated semen or directly from the testicles to be introduced in the female partner to fertilize the ovum.

·In a lot of male patients the sperm production is normal but because of issues in the transport of these sperms conception becomes difficult. In such a situation sperm transport plumbing can be medically corrected through surgery.

·Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are more common reasons of infertility. Doctors usually prescribe medication and lifestyle changes to improve the condition before prescribing more complex treatments.

Most multi-speciality hospitals, general hospitals, healthcare centres and clinics provide infertility treatment in India. When it comes to facilities for testing and diagnosis urban hospitals and healthcare centres are more equipped than their rural counterparts in the country. While discussing infertility treatment in India it must be said that specialization in medical science is on the rise and more and more clinics are now coming up to specifically deal with the problem of infertility.

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