Male Infertility

About- Male infertility refers to a male's inability to cause pregnancy in a fertile female.
 
Symptoms-
  • Decreased facial or body hair
  • Dilated veins around the testicle
  • Ejaculation problem
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Frequent respiratory infections
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Inability to conceive a child
  • Inability to smell
  • Low libido
  • Low sperm count
  • Swelling or a lump in the testicle area
  • Testicular pain
 
Causes-
  • Abdominal surgeries
  • Anti-sperm antibodies
  • Cancers
  • Celiac disease
  • Certain medications
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Defects of the sperm transporting tubules
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emotional stress
  • Epididymitis
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Exposure to heavy metals and industrial chemical including benzenes, toluene, xylene, pesticides, herbicides, etc
  • Gonorrhea
  • HIV
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Hypospadias
  • Illegal drug use
  • Inguinal hernia repairs
  • Kallmann's syndrome
  • Kartagener's syndrome
  • Orchitis
  • Overheating the testicles due to frequent use of saunas or hot tubs, tight clothing, etc
  • Painful intercourse
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Prolonged alcoholism
  • Prostate surgeries
  • Psychological or relationship problems
  • Radiation therapy
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Scrotal or testicular surgeries
  • Smoking
  • Spinal injuries
  • Surgery of the bladder, prostate or urethra
  • Undescended testicles
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
Specialist to visit
Urologist

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References
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://andrologyaustralia.org
https://www.urologyhealth.org
https://www.hhs.gov
https://www.healthline.com
https://americanpregnancy.org
https://maleinfertility.org
 

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