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Male Infertility

Male infertility can be caused by problems with sperm count, movement or shape, as well as blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm.

Male Infertility Articles

Male infertility is a lot more common than many believe. According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, infertility affects men and women equally.

If your female partner is under the age of 35 and you have been trying to conceive for one year, or is she is over 35 and you have been trying to conceive for six months, you and your partner should see a physician for a fertility “workup.”

Sperm production problems can result from hormonal problems, testicular failure, or varicocele, or varicose veins in the testicles.

Obstructive azoospermia refers to no sperm in a man's semen, as a result from problems with sperm delivery. Obstructive azoospermia accounts for around 40 percent of azoospermia cases. Most commonly, obstructive azoospermia results from previous vasectomy, but there are other causes.

Causes of Obstructive Azoospermia

Male Infertility Videos

Male Infertility

Dr. Tina Koopersmith from West Coast Women's Reproductive Center discusses male infertility. When a couple is unable to get pregnant, a common belief is that the fertility issue is due to the woman. However, 40% of infertility is due to the male.

How Do I Choose a Doctor for Surgical Treatment for Infertility?

If you need surgery to treat infertility, first and foremost make sure you're seeing a reproductive endocrinologist - fertility doctor - who is experienced in providing the treatment you need, explains Dr. Amos Madanes of Midwest Fertility Center.

What is Sperm DNA Fragmentation?

Dr. Donald Evenson from SCSA Diagnostics discusses what sperm DNA fragmentation is and why it is necessary.