Semen analysis analyzes the health of a man’s sperm. Semen analysis is necessary when you are trying to conceive a child but you are unable. With the test of semen analysis, you can determine your sperm count.
There are three major factors of a semen analysis:
The total number of sperm (volume)
The movement of sperm is also known as ‘sperm motility’
The shape of the sperm
The total numbers, movement and shape will determine the exact factor for male infertility.
What is Male Infertility?
Male infertility is the condition where a person is unable to have children or start a pregnancy with a female partner. It might be due to problems in the reproductive system.
Which male population are likely to have infertility?
Some male groups are more likely to have infertility. You might have infertility if:
- You’re age 45 or older
- Workers or people working in toxins and radiation in factories, labs and related places
- Heavy Tobacco, marijuana or alcohol user
- Using medication like cyproterone, flutamide, spironolactone, bicalutamide, ketoconazole
- Frequent use of a sauna, a hot tub can be a cause of infertility
Causes of Male Infertility
The Causes of Male Infertility are as follow:
- Past surgeries
- General health
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Other Medical conditions
During the semen analysis, you might be diagnosed with infertility. It doesn’t mean that you are never going to be parents again. There are different treatment options according to your diagnosis. Let’s see some of them:
Antibiotics. After seeing the results of semen analysis you might just have a bacterial infection that is affecting your sperm count, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics.
Medication or counselling. If your semen analysis result is normal doctors might suggest medication and counselling for sexual intercourse problems such as premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction.
Surgery. Having varicocele or obstructed vas deferens, surgery can be done to prevent infertility.
Hormones medication. There might be cases where high or low hormone levels influence infertility, hormone medication treatments may help
So, for all who is trying to have to child and is unsuccessful, pay attention to mentioned factors and step ahead with courage. Vardhan Fertility centre provides you with the needed guidance and consultation with semen analysis and other infertility treatments to make your journey to have a child.