Yes, there are cases in which the male goes through periods of stress or anxiety that can cause temporary infertility. The same happens with flu-like processes with fever, since the increase in body temperature affects the production of spermatozoa. In these cases, fertility can recover after 3 months once the stage that causes infertility is over. This is because a complete process of spermatogenesis lasts 3 months.
Can infertility in males be temporary?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 07/18/2022
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)