Stem cell therapy for male infertilityMale infertility is due to low sperm production, misshapen or immobile sperms or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Other reasons may be illness, injuries, chronic health problems, chemotherapy in cancer patients, lifestyle choices and many other factors.
Tests and Diagnosis
- General physical examination and medical history, which includes physical examination of genitals, questions about inherited conditions, chronic health problems, injuries or surgeries that could affect fertility, also questions about sexual habits and sexual development during puberty
- Semen Analysis – semen collected is sent to the laboratory to measure the number of sperms present and the morphology (abnormal shape) and motility of the sperm. The doctor may also recommend additional tests like scrotal ultrasound, hormone testing, genetic testing, testicular biopsy, sperm function tests etc.
- Treating infections
- Hormone treatments
- Assisted reproductive technology (ART)