Jordanian clinic on male infertility

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Publication date: 19.02.2021

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nfertility is an unusual diagnosis/condition in medicine because it involves a couple instead of a single individual. It is defined as the impossibility of pregnancy after one year of regular unprotected intercourse, if the woman is less than 35 years old. And, if the woman’s age is more than 35 years, the diagnostic time interval is reduced to 6 months. In clinical practice, the term subfertility is also used until the diagnosis of infertility is confirmed by research.

Statistically, 35-40% of infertility is caused by the male factor, 40% by the female factor, and 20% is of unknown etiology.

When should you schedule a visit to a reproductive specialist?

In addition to the fact that male infertility is clinically manifested by the inability to conceive, it is recommended to see a doctor if you have (have):

  • sexual dysfunction
  • Testicular pain or swelling
  • History of urological problems
  • Surgical intervention on the genitals and the projection area of ​​the groin
  • A partner who is 35 years of age or older

The main criteria for evaluating an infertile man are:

  • medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Sperm analysis

Additional criteria for evaluating an infertile man may include:

  • Endocrine status assessment
  • Research with the image of organs of the genital system (e.g. ultrasound research)
  • genetic testing

What are the basic criteria that a reproductively healthy man should meet?

  • Must produce morphologically healthy spermatozoa
  • Must produce enough sperm
  • Must produce functionally active and motile spermatozoa
  • Sperm should be released in the ejaculate

There are 4 main types of male infertility mechanisms:

  • Infertility caused by endocrine and systemic diseases (secondarily developed hypogonadotropic hypogonadism) – 2-5%
  • Primary testicular disorders of spermatogenesis (mostly isolated idiopathic disorders of spermatogenesis, spermogram – disturbed) – 65-80%
  • Diseases related to sperm transport – 5%
  • Male idiopathic infertility (spermogram – normal) – 10-20%

Male reproductive health can be affected by:

  • A number of medical conditions
  • environmental factors
  • Specific medical medications
  • Lifestyle and bad habits

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