Infertility is a common issue in the contemporary world. As per a September 2020 study of the World Health Organisation, the world has 48 million couples and 186 million individuals with fertility problems. It occurs to both males and females at their reproductive age, 20 to 35. 

As a couple you visit a fertility or IVF clinic in Bangalore or your locality when you notice a delay in conceiving a child. At the clinic, a respective doctor asks you to have a few tests after interacting with you, going through your medical history, and conducting physical examinations. Smen analysis is one of the tests your doctor recommends you.

Semen analysis - what it is

A semen analysis is a simple test that assesses the quality of a man's sperm. The test checks the size, shape and movement of the sperm. The sperm sample is taken into a cup and then sent to a laboratory for sperm analysis or foetal genetic testing, as the doctor may deem necessary. This test is an important part of fertility testing for both you and your partner, as it helps determine the underlying cause of infertility and determine treatment. Please note that you must refrain from any act sexually in the second round. It's important. Time. 3 days before the test to get accurate results.

Importance of semen analysis in male infertility treatment

Semen analysis is an important tool to help fertility specialists determine the best course of treatment for male infertility.\n\ Any test results that might indicate a pregnancy problem will help identify problems with sperm quality. For example, male infertility cannot be diagnosed and treated if the sperm quality is poor. If the underlying cause cannot be determined, an advanced test called a sperm DNA test may be selected. This will tell you if the sperm are healthy or not.

Use of sperm analysis to treat male infertility

Once the results of the sperm analysis are available, your fertility specialist can create a personalised treatment plan based on your individual needs. If the cause of your infertility is a low sperm count, your doctor may recommend medication or supplements to help increase sperm production. If the problem is due to poor sperm quality, you may be referred to a urologist for further examination and treatment.

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In some cases, assisted reproductive technologies (ART), such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), may be recommended. IVF is the process of taking eggs from a woman and fertilising them with sperm in a laboratory. The embryo is then transferred back into the woman's uterus, where it will implant and grow.


You should see a fertility specialist if you have male infertility. During the interaction with the expert, you should discuss treatment options, feel free to ask questions, learn more about sperm analysis and how it can help you become a father.


Author's Bio: 

Dr. Payal Mahapatra is a well-known Gynecologist, Infertility specialist, and Obstetrician in Marathahalli, Banglore. As a reputed doctor, she adheres to serve the best treatment to the patients making them at peace and comfortable. She is having a great experience in this field of 11 years. In 2011, she earned DGO degree from M G M Medical College, Jamshedpur,and DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology) from Sagar Apollo in 2014 and Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from prestigious IIRRH institute, Bangalore.