When a semen analysis o seminogram is performed, one of the examinations included is the analysis of the presence of leukocytes in semen. It allows a more accurate examination of what is causing male infertility to be done, although it is commonly related to infections.
The presence of leukocytes in the sperm is a symptom of an infection that may cause male sterility, which may be temporary. The infection must be treated, so that sterility doesn’t become irreversible.
Epididymitis is the inflammation of the epididmis, tubular structure that connects the testicle with the vasa deferentia. It’s caused mainly by bacteria and may cause pain in the testicle area.
Hydroceles consist on an inflammation of one or both testes due to an increase in the fluid of the scrotum that surrounds and protects the testes. Sometimes it might be caused by an inguinal hernia.
Hydrocoele consists of a swelling of one or both testes due to an increased amount of the fluid surrounding and protecting the testes. Sometimes it may be accompanied by an inguinal hernia.