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The Untold Truth About Male Infertility!

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No one has ever thought that becoming a father was hard. In the world we live in now, it is still hard to believe that men and women have the same chance of not being able to have children. Male infertility is becoming more common, and it's especially common in cities where people have a lot of stress.

Many males have fertility problems but don't get diagnosed or treated because people think that infertility is a problem that only affects women, there aren't as many male infertility specialists (called “andrologists”), etc. 40–45% of infertile couples in Sharjah have a problem with the father. Most of the male infertility patients in the city are young (46%) and between the ages of 29 and 35.

Male infertility: Signs and Symptoms

Male infertility doesn't always have a clear sign, other than the obvious fact that a couple can't get pregnant no matter how hard they try. For male infertility to be diagnosed, doctors need to know a lot about the man's medical and urologic history, such as how long he has been unable to have children, when he went through puberty, if he had any urologic disorders or surgeries as a child, if he has had any acute or chronic illnesses, what his sexual history is, if he has had testicular cancer and how it was treated, if he has had.

Why can't men have children?

Azoospermia, which means that there are no healthy sperm in the sperm, is the cause of about 15% to 20% of male infertility. Men can sometimes make enough sperm, but the quality of those sperm isn't very good. This makes it hard to get pregnant. For fertilization to happen, the sperm must be able to get to the egg and then go through its shell. Sperm that doesn't move well or isn't shaped right might not be able to do this.

Acute infections like smallpox and mumps, as well as long-term infections like TB, leprosy, prostatitis, etc., are common reasons why men can't have children. Varicocele is a common problem that can be fixed. It is an enlargement of the veins that wrap around the testicles and slows the development of sperm. It happens to about 15 to 20% of men who can't have children. There are also a lot of congenital obstructions, vasectomy, and sexual problems.

Men can become infertile because of things like their age, how long they wait to get married, how they eat, how often they exercise, how stressful their jobs are, how much pollution they are exposed to, and so on. Men are less likely to get pregnant if they smoke cigarettes, use illegal drugs, or drink too much. Obesity and diabetes that isn't well controlled can also hurt fertility.

Checkups for male fertility and how they are done

During any fertility check-up, both partners must be checked out. A thorough medical history is often the first step in a male fertility assessment. After 2–5 days of abstinence, a semen analysis should be done in an IVF lab to check the number, movement, and shape of sperm in the ejaculate. This is based on WHO guidelines. If the results are strange, the test is done again after 2 to 3 weeks. If something is wrong, a hormone profile, a DNA fragmentation test, and a scrotal Doppler scan are done. If the patient is getting treatment, the test is done again in three months.

Couples who are having trouble getting pregnant should do everything they can to find the right help for both people. While ob-gyns take care of women's reproductive issues, andrologists look at the test results and make treatment suggestions for men who can't have children. Depending on what's wrong and how bad it is, there are many ways to treat infertility, from simple pills to IUI (injecting sperm directly into the uterus) to IVF-ICSI (test tube baby). ICSI using MACS and other advanced ART techniques helps choose better sperm.

If you living in Ajman and needs the best infertility treatment in Sharjah. Then don't hesitate contact to dr. Zainab-Al-Azzawi.



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