Common causes of Male Infertility

By asimkhan

Optimal semen parameters: • Sperm carrying tubes should be patent • Sperm should be in sufficient number • Sperm should have ability to move Common causes of male infertility • Varicocele • Ejaculation issues • Undescended testicles • Antibodies that attack sperm • Tumors • Defects of tubules that transport sperm • Infection • Hormone…

Misuse of Testosterone

By asimkhan

Testosterone, for the right patient is an important medication but not for those seeking fertility. Unfortunately, in Pakistan, it is being prescribed as an adjunct to other medical therapies for the fertility purposes. It should be noticed that it is a male contraceptive and diminishes spermatogenesis (sperm formation). Physicians prescribing it should be educated about…

Semen Analysis

By asimkhan

Semen Analysis: To assess the male fertility, semen analysis is considered as the first line investigation. It gives important information and should be performed with accuracy and care. Unfortunately, in Pakistan, there is no uniform standard of performing this test. An ideal semen analysis should at least include the following parameters. • Name • Age…