The male infertility is a disease that affects the reproductive capacity of males and can prevent women achieve a natural pregnancy. However, there are various medical treatments as well as assisted reproduction techniques to solve a man’s fertility problems and get him to be a father. The simplest option would be to try to regain … Read more
Male sterility plays a very important role in the sterile couple, since around 30% of the problems when it comes to getting pregnant correspond to the male. The sterile man tends to present a low seminal quality in most cases, which means that his sperm do not have enough capacity to fertilize the ovum and … Read more
The Semen Analysis is a male fertility test used to assess the quality of semen. Sometimes this seminal analysis includes the motile sperm count, a parameter that more accurately determines whether the semen is good or bad. Depending on the EMR results obtained, the specialist will be able to more safely recommend the appropriate assisted … Read more
To determine how many sperm are in ejaculation, it is necessary to do a semen analysis. This diagnostic test of male fertility allows assessing if there is a sufficient sperm concentration to achieve a natural pregnancy, in addition to other seminal parameters. The amount of sperm in the male’s semen is important when it comes … Read more
Symptoms of testicular cancer are not always easy to detect, either in early stages or in more advanced stages when cancer has spread to other locations in the body. Causes of testicular cancer The exact cause of this type of cancer is not identified, but there are connection with certain risk factors that contribute to … Read more
Teratozoospermia is not directly related to trisomy 21, that is, the chromosomal alteration that leads to Down syndrome. However, sperm with abnormal morphology can present genetic abnormalities that cause fertilization failure, a higher probability of abortion or other pathologies.
Yes. Teratozoospermia can be present in both live and dead sperm. Dead sperm do not always have bad morphology. Sometimes they are mistaken for immotile sperm and it is necessary to stain to know if they are viable or not.
Fibroids can be very different sizes. To see some of them, it is necessary to use a microscope, while others are so large that they can occupy the entire uterine cavity. Depending on their size and location, they can cause more or fewer symptoms.
Hysterectomy is the last resort for endometriosis treatment. It is only done in very specific cases and in those women who have already had children and it does not guarantee the elimination of pain. There are other effective pain treatments like natural and hormonal therapies.
The woman may be able to relieve pain and other symptoms with some natural therapy, but this will depend mainly on the degree of endometriosis and its extent. In any case, the most effective treatment for this type of endometriosis is laparoscopic surgery to remove endometriotic implants.
Injections of female hormones are used in assisted reproduction to externally control the reproductive cycle and thus be able to optimize the ovarian stimulation process applied in the fertility treatments to achieve better results.
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes a spectrum of complications that includes learning disabilities and cognitive decline. The involvement in men is usually greater than in women. This is because the syndrome is caused by a mutation of a gene located on the X chromosome. Since women have two X chromosomes, if … Read more
Typically, endometrial polyps appear alone. However, in 20% of cases, they present in multiple ways and with different sizes: from a few millimetres to several centimetres. Multiple polyps cause further infertility problems as they can interfere with the passage of sperm through the female reproductive tract or embryo implantation.
Laparoscopic ovarian drilling, also known as ovarian electropuncture, consists of creating multiple perforations (about 15 small holes) in the surface of the ovary using the laser or an electric scalpel to stimulate spontaneous ovulation. This treatment, followed by the administration of clomiphene citrate, appears to be as effective as gonadotropin treatment but reducing the disadvantages … Read more
No. In the past, measurement of the LH level was used as a criterion for the diagnosis of PCOS. However, when it was found that not all patients with PCOS had abnormally increased LH levels, it was ruled out.