Causes of male infertility

Last Update: 05/29/2017

Male infertility, depending on what is causing it, can be classified into the following types:

  • Pre-testicular or endocrine factors: the development and/or the testicular function are compromised due to hormonal irregularities.
  • Testicular factors: direct damage to the testes.
  • Post-testicular factors: alterations in the seminal vesicles, which are responsible for the exit of spermatozoa from the testes.
  • Sperm-related factors: abnormalities of the sperm that affect sperm quality directly.
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By MD, MSc (andrologist), BSc, PhD (senior embryologist) and BSc, MSc (embryologist).
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