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If you’ve been trying to conceive for a while now with no success, you may be experiencing male infertility. A male infertility screening will be able to help you identify if there are any underlying problems that are preventing you from successfully conceiving a child.
Male infertility can be due to a number of factors such as;
In Singapore, 20% of infertility causes are due to male infertility.
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Difficulty ejaculating or small volumes of ejaculated fluid.
Reduced sexual desire or erectile dysfunction.
Pain and swelling in the testicle area.
Decreased facial or body hair.
Lower sperm count.
As male infertility is usually caused by underlying illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems and/or lifestyle choices, male infertility screening works to investigate these causes and thereby come up with an appropriate treatment plan.
General physical examination and medical history
Semen or Seminal Analysis
Apart from the above, your doctor might require further testing including;
Sperm function tests.
Trying to conceive is a stressful period for a couple. The earlier male infertility screening is done, the sooner you can rule out all possibilities of any problems as to why you cannot conceive and carry out treatment, if necessary.At Artisan Health, our male infertility screening is:
Carried out by an experienced doctor.
Performed in a safe and comfortable environment.
Trustworthy – our tests are reliable, valid and provide you insights into your fertility.
Helpful – if you are found to have male infertility, we can provide you with the correct resources to move forward.
The results of a male infertility screening will not only show if there are any abnormalities in terms of sperm count or function of the reproductive system but may also detect underlying illnesses, inherited conditions and possible health problems.
Depending on which test is carried out by your doctor, the results may vary. In general, the results of a male infertility screening can provide answers to why you are having difficulties conceiving with your partner.
Being diagnosed with male infertility is not the end of the road if you want to have a child. There are treatments that can help boost the chances of fertility and even options to have children in other ways such as IVF and adoption.