Quick Facts About Male Infertility
 
  Infertility is the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse.

Approximately 15% of couples experience infertility.  

Males alone can contribute to one third of infertility cases.

Commonly Identified Causes Of Male Infertility:
•    Varicocele
•    Low Sperm Count
•    Trauma
•    Undescended Testicle
•    Defect Or Obstruction In The Reproductive System
•    Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy
•    Medication
•    Hormone Dysfunction
•    Mumps
•    Underlying Medical Condition
•    Genetic Abnormality

Diagnosis
Diagnosing male infertility usually begins with a medical history review followed by a thorough physical examination.

A semen analysis is performed to examine the entire ejaculate; both to quantify the number of sperm and evaluate the effect of seminal fluid on sperm function, motility, and quality.

Treatment
Approximately one half of males with fertility problems can be effectively treated with one of the following:
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Drug Therapy
  • Surgery
For more information about male infertility, call 336-274-1114.



 
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