Tag: varicocele

Male and female fertility

Couples having trouble conceiving

Infertility in the couple is diagnosed after a year trying to conceive without success. It can be male or female infertility, or a combination of both.

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Fertility problems

Male infertility

When a couple has been trying to conceive for over a year with no luck, they should visit a fertility clinic in order to find the reason why they cannot achieve pregnancyu and to treat any possible problems.

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Achieving pregnancy with varicocele

Varicocele and infertility

The term varicocele is used to refer to the dilation of the vessels of the spermatic cord (that irrigate the testicle), and is produced when the valves of these veins prevent the blood from flowing correctly, provoking an increase in the temperature, which is harmful for the process of spermatogenesis (spermatozoa formation), and that results […]

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Antisperm antibodies

Types of antibodies

Antisperm antibodies are the main cause of immunologically induced infertility. They may be found in the sperm, in the seminal plasma and cervical mucus.

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Image of a obstructive azoospermia

It occurs when the sperm count after ejaculation is non-existent. The absence of measurable sperm in a man’s ejaculate may be due to different reasons, since there are several types of azoospermia. It is considered as a case of male sterility because of sperm failure.

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