Urologists or Genitourinary Surgeons are ideally suited to treat male infertility problems by virtue of their training and experience in male sexual organs. However, general urologists do not have adequate experience in Microsurgery and many of them have no exposure to Advanced Assisted Reproductive Technologies like ICSI.
It is necessary that you identify specialty centers where there is total care for the treatment of Infertility; Infertility is a field where many couple on misinformation waste their presious time, perform unnecessary laboratory tests and undergo surgical procedures.
Semen is the fluid that a man ejaculates. The sperms are necessary to fertilize the egg. Hence it is important to assess the quality of sperms to assess the fertility in the male. The semen on ejaculation is more viscid. It gets liquefied in about 10 minutes.
a. Collection of Semen sample - Instructions
b. Semen Analysis - What are the tests performed?
c. Expertise in Semen Testing?
The frequency of intercourse depends solely on the desire of the couple; Intercourse every other day keeps the sperm reach the egg during ovulation periods. The sperms survive in female reproductive tract for 48 hours.
Positions during intercourse should not adversely affect fertility and subsequent pregnancy. Loss of some semen from vagina is experienced by most women following intercourse and does not indicate and does not indicate that enough semen is leaking out to prevent pregnancy. If fertility is a problem, minimize semen loss and maximize contact of the center with the seminal pool in the vagina. This is achieved by women lying on her side with knees brought up towards her chest following sexual intercourse. Passing urine prior to intercourse avoids visits to the toilet soon after intercourse.
Most vaginal lubricants including K.Y.Jelly are toxic to the sperm. Better avoid using them during the fertile periods.
Masturbation is not different from normal Intercourse in that an orgasm causes ejaculation whether it is the result of masturbation or sexual relations. Avoid masturbating during wife's fertility period since masturbation will further lower the sperm quality.
Smoking cause decrease in sperm density and motility and increase in number of abnormal forms. Smoking affects Hypothalamo - Pituitory - Gonodotrophic axis affecting the levels of estrodial.