Male Infertility Directory
Up to half of all cases of infertility involve the male partner. Tests to determine causes of male infertility include semen analysis that evaluates sperm count, the quality of sperm, and sperm movement. Other reasons for male infertility range from physical problems that prevent sperm being ejaculated normally in semen, sexually transmitted diseases or other infections, autoimmune problems, and the use of alcohol and drugs. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about male infertility, its causes, diagnosis, treatment, and much more.
How Antisperm Antibodies Affect Your Chances of Pregnancy
WebMD explains what antisperm antibodies are, normal levels, tests to diagnose high and low levels, and how they can effect fertility and your chances of getting pregnant.
Fertility Tests for Men
Find out what kinds of tests men need to get to find out why they may have some fertility concerns, including sperm analysis and genetic testing.
Disorders of the penis that affect men's sexual health.
Varicocele Repair for Infertility
Varicoceles are enlarged varicose veins that occur in the scrotum. They are fairly common, affecting 15% of men overall, and 40% of men with known infertility. Varicoceles occur most often in the left testicle.
X Marks the Spot for Male Fertility
Strange as it seems, fellows, when it comes to the quality of your sperm, it may be the 'female' chromosome that calls the shots.
Will Zap Replace Snip?
For guys who shudder at the thought of a sharp scalpel getting anywhere near their groin, new advances are making the decision to get a vasectomy a little less agonizing.
The ingredients have been used for decades in Europe, but not in well-controlled tests. Researchers are beginning the first U.S. study.
Boxers vs. Briefs: Increasing Sperm Count
For about one-half of couples with fertility problems, experts say low sperm count is the cause. But maybe something as simple as changing the kind of underwear a man wears can make a difference.