When facing a sterility problem, it’s common to ask what is causing it. The causes may be: male infertility, female infertility, combined causes (both member of the couple have problems) or unexplained infertility.
Tag: immunological sterility
33% infertility cases are due to a female origin and there are several disorders and illnesses that can affet female fertility. In this article we present some of the most common diseases that cause female infertility.
Male infertility may have several causes, analysed according to its origin − before the formation of the gametes −, during the formation of the sperms or during ejaculation.
Antisperm antibodies are the main cause of immunologically induced infertility. They may be found in the sperm, in the seminal plasma and cervical mucus.
In this type of infertility there is an incompatibility between each partner caused by an allergy to semen in the female or her immune system attacking the sperm of her counterpart.
Sperm agglutination is a sperm disorder that may cause male infertility. To diagnose this condition a seminogram is required.