Male Infertility

Though long-time infertility was associated with women only, a recent survey shows that out of every 15% of infertile couples, more than 30% of infertility is only caused due to male factors. A finding of male infertility can be perhaps the most challenging test a man can confront. And for a few, it could be devastating as well. Specific injuries, illness, chronic health problems and lifestyle habits can harm male fertility.

 

If you are in Dubai and looking for a clinic or hospital that can treat all of your male infertility problems or some underlying fertility issues of you and your partner, visit Bizrahmed in Dubai, UAE. You may need a few medications or an IVF according to your internal condition. To make it a little easier for you to understand, we have laid out all the possible symptoms, causes, diagnoses, and male infertility treatment procedures available. 

Symptoms for Male Infertility

Not being able to conceive a child, even after one full year of uninterrupted and normal marital relationship, often triggers concerns about fertility. Any underlying trauma like hormonal unevenness, expanded veins around the gonad, a condition that hinders the section of sperm, testicular ailment, or dilated veins around the testicles are possible symptoms of male infertility. Other associated symptoms include:

  • Testicular pain or lumps
  • Difficulty with ejaculation could also include decreased desire, a small volume of fluid ejaculation, or difficulty maintaining an erection.
  • Impotence to smell.
  • Male gynecomastia or male breast enlargement.
  • Unusual sperm count.
  • Drop in the body or facial hair growth.

Causes of Male Infertility

Medical Problems

 

Varicocele: This condition refers to the abnormal diffusion of the veins that causes the testicles to drain. Though this is regarded as one of the most reversible causes of male infertility, it highly affects the quantity and quality of sperm produced. This is also associated with an abnormal increase in the temperature around the testicles. Sperm count and function could be improved via the surgical treatment of Varicocele, and this treatment has the potential to improve the results, mainly when associated with assisted reproductive techniques like in-vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm insemination.

 

Trauma: Testicular trauma is one of the leading causes of male infertility, where the testicles are outside the abdomen, making it more prone to physical and thermal trauma vulnerabilities.

 

Antibodies Attacking the Sperm: This is a condition wherein an abnormal immune response causes the antibodies to attack their own sperms.

 

Undescended Testicles: In this condition, either testis fails to descend from the abdomen into the scrotum.

 

Imbalances or abnormalities in Hormone Levels: This includes any disorders in the hormonal system that controls sperm production like thyroid, adrenal glands, hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands. 

 

Ejaculation Abnormalities: This is a specific condition in which the semen is directly inserted into the bladder during orgasm instead of being released out of the penile organ.

 

Health Ailments like diabetes and spinal injuries could cause retrograde ejaculation.

 

Certain Medications like the one used for chemotherapy, prolonged use of anabolic steroids, few anti-fungal medications could impair the production of sperms and could also lead to male infertility.

 

Abnormal Chromosomes: Refers to certain genetic disorders that lead to abnormal development of the reproductive organs in men.

 

Sexual Dysfunction: These will include the traumas faced in maintaining or achieving an erection required for intercourse.

 

Environmental Factors

 

Radiations or X-rays: Sperm production could reduce or may be affected due to radiation exposure.

 

Exposure to Heavy Metals: Infertility could also be caused due to extensive exposure to lead-like heavy metals.

 

Industrial Chemicals: Sperm count will be adversely affected due to prolonged exposure to pesticides, herbicides, or benzenes. 

 

 

Lifestyle Habits

 

Smoking Tobacco: All survey statistics indicate that smokers have low sperm count compared to others who do not smoke.

 

Emotional Stress: Stress can interfere with the hormones that contribute to sperm production. Severe or extended exposure to emotional stress involving issues related to fertility will often negatively affect sperm production in males.

 

Illegal Drug Use: Usage of Anabolic steroids to boost muscle strength and growth can cause a decline in sperm production. Other reasons contributing to a reduction in sperm production and motility are the abuse of cocaine and marijuana.  

 

Diagnosis of Male Infertility at Bizrahmed Dubai, UAE

At Bizrahmed, Dubai, we have the latest advanced technologies and the best team of experienced doctors and surgeons to facilitate your treatment. We will look into the root cause of your infertility and provide you with the best male infertility treatment. The standard diagnosis technique is the physical examination, while all other details are discussed here:

 

Detailed Ultrasound of Scrotum: This test utilizes high-recurrence sound waves to create pictures inside your body. A scrotal ultrasound can help your PCP check whether there is a varicocele or different issues in the balls and supporting structures.

 

Tests for the Hormonal Check: Hormones created by the pituitary organ, nerve centre and balls are critical in sexual turn of events and sperm creation. Irregularities in other hormonal or organ frameworks likewise may add to barrenness. A blood test gauges the degree of testosterone and different hormones. Hormonal tests assess testosterone levels and FSH (follicle-animating hormone) to decide the general equilibrium of the hormonal framework and the exact condition of sperm creation. 

 Tests for sperm functionality: Tests can be performed to check how well your sperm are doing after the discharge, how well they can infiltrate an egg and whether there is an issue connecting to the egg. 

 

Analysis of Semen: A semen investigation is recommended when couples have issues getting pregnant. The test will assist a specialist in deciding whether a man is infertile. The analysis will help decide whether low sperm count or sperm motility explains infertility.

 

Anti-sperm Antibody Test: This test helps to detect the immune system that has the potential to attach its own sperm because of specific abnormalities in the immune system. The anti-sperm antibodies will be formed when the blood-testis barrier is ruptured because of infection, testicular trauma or torsion or other reasons. When the antibodies bound the sperm, they reduce the sperm’s motility of penetrating into the cervical mucus or fertilizing the ovum.

Male Infertility Treatment Options in Dubai:

The most well-known issues that lead to fruitlessness in men are issues that influence how the gonads work. Different problems are lopsided hormone characteristics, blockages, or nonattendance of a portion of the pipes in the male regenerative organs.2Lifestyle factors and age-related factors additionally assume a part in male barrenness. A total absence of sperm is the reason for fruitlessness in about 15% of barren men. At the point when a man doesn’t create sperm, it is called azoospermia. So, let’s now discuss all the possible medical causes of male infertility.

  • Cryptorchidism 

In certain men, during fetal advancement, one of the two gonads neglects to drop from the mid-region into the sac that regularly contains the scrotum. The scrotum is the balls. Male infertility is almost inevitable in men who have had this condition.

  • Cancerous Tumours

Cancer and Tumors, whether malignant or benign, can powerfully amplify the process of male infertility. And the treatments and surgeries associated with them can be even more dangerous for fertility. So, before you go for any surgery, ask them about the possible infertility problems that come with it. Otherwise, first, you will have to go through cancer treatment and then infertility treatment.

  • Defect in Chromosomes 

Acquired chromosomal problems like Klinefelter’s syndrome, in which a male gets brought into the world with two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome, are the most significant cause of male infertility. And cause an irregular improvement of the male conceptive organs. Other hereditary disorders related to barrenness incorporate cystic fibrosis and Kartagener’s condition.

  • Non-prescribed supplements, Steroids, and medication

Supplements a few men use for themselves to show up more energetic and fitter can likewise build their danger of male infertility. The reason is that non-prescribed drugs and supplements can be harmful. Using testosterone or anabolic steroids, for example, to pick up muscle mass can cause severe infertility. So, it’s better if men don’t try to alter their testosterone levels.

  • Sperm Tubules Problem 

The tubules that transport sperms can get impeded because of different causes, including coincidental injury from a medical procedure, earlier contaminations, damage or a strange turn of events. These events, for example, with cystic fibrosis or comparative acquired conditions. Blockage can happen at any level. It includes inside the gonad, in the cylinders that channel the gonad, and in the epididymis. It can even happen in the vas deferens, the ejaculatory pipes, or the urethra.

Some other causes like radiation and x-ray exposure can somehow affect sperm production and nutritional deficiencies like Zinc or some other nutrient. So, male infertility can only get treated if it gets properly diagnosed. And if you are in Dubai, come to us at Bizrahmed, and we will analyze the real reason behind your infertility. And now that we have discussed the possible symptoms and causes of male infertility.

Surgical treatment: We at Bizrahmed have one of the best male infertility surgical treatment options in Dubai for you. The surgery options vary according to the infertility case we are dealing with. For instance, we fix the abnormally dilated scrotal veins for minor male infertility cases. And we also do effective vasectomy procedures to ease the hindrance of sperms in vas deferens. We do the two most effective vasectomy procedures in Dubai, i.e., Vasovasostomy and Epididymovasostomy.

  • Treatment of the Imbalanced Hormones

We do not refer you to take any supplements on your own. Our experienced male infertility specialist will prescribe you the proper medications if you visit us. You could also avail of the LH and FSH hormonal therapy for improved testosterone production.

  • ART treatment Methodology

ART medication and treatment include getting sperm through typical discharge and careful extraction based on your case. The sperm is then fixed into the female genital parcel or used to act in vitro preparation or intracytoplasmic sperm infusion. We have the best assisted reproductive technology in Dubai to assist you with this procedure.

  • IVF Injections Treatment

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most effective techniques to date that helps people with fertility problems to have a baby. IVF is quite costly, which is why couples initially frequently choose other male infertility medicines. A specialist moves sperm directly into the woman’s uterus during this methodology. So, if you think you need an IVF treatment, don’t hesitate to visit us at Bizrahmed in Dubai, UAE.

Frequently Asked Questions

Varicocele is the most common cause of male infertility in Dubai, UAE which is a swelling of the veins in which the testicle is drained. This condition is also regarded as the most common reversible cause of male infertility.

  • Exercise regularly
  • Get enough Vitamin C
  • Relax and minimize stress
  • Get enough Vitamin D
  • Fenugreek supplements
  • Get enough zinc

Male infertility refers to abnormal sperm production or function because of undescended testicles, defects with the genetics or various health problems such as diabetes or infection such as HIV, mumps, gonorrhoea or chlamydia. The quality of the sperms can also be affected by enlarged veins in the testes which are also referred to as Varicocele.

Low sperm count in Dubai can be cured with surgery. For example, a varicocele can be corrected and also any cases of obstructed vas deferens can also be repaired. If you have any prior vasectomies, can also be reversed.

IVF Treatment in Dubai, UAE is highly in demand and the cost depends on the complexity of each case. For more details about the accurate cost of your IVF Treatment, reach out to us.

For normal morphology, it is recommended to have a minimum of 20% spermatozoa, though pregnancies can be achieved with lower parameters. So, for IVF, it is recommended to have at least 10*10 (6) spermatozoa/ml out of which 30% are motile and at least 15% with progressive motility.

Most of the male infertility cases can be treated successfully or even reversed. The fertility treatments for Male infertility in Dubai include hormone therapy, lifestyle changes and surgical techniques to effectively retrieve sperm and in vitro fertilization (IVF).

  • Alcohol consumption
  • Uncontrolled Obesity
  • Smoking Tobacco
  • Being exposed to toxins
  • Overheating the testicles
  • Being overstressed or depressed
  • Having past or present infections.

Moderate level of exercise daily can help you boost your mood. It is also advised to exercise regularly to boost your sperm count. A recent survey shows that men who exercise for a minimum of three-time per week for at least 1-hour showed improved sperm count and rise in the number of motile sperms as well.

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