MALE INFERTILITY: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dr. Ramprasad M K, Senior Specialist - Urology, Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology      2017-04-25

Infertility is defined as inability of a couple to conceive (have a baby) even after one year of unprotected sex. The field of infertility management is advancing rapidly, which means accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and improved outcomes.&

  • Worldwide estimates say that more than 15% of couples are affected by male infertility
  • The cause of infertility in unknown in almost 24% people who belong to this segment
  • Diseases and disorders like Varicoceles (enlargement of the veins on a man’s testicles); diabetes; cystic fibrosis, trauma, infection and testicular failure are some of the main reasons for infertility
  • Chemotherapy, exposure to radiation, heavy drinking and smoking can also caus