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Overview

Infertility is the inability to conceive a baby within 12 months. In simple words, if a couple cannot become pregnant within a year of having regular sex without the use of any contraceptives, it can be termed as infertility. Infertility, that affects both men and women, is slowly becoming common in the society today and almost 15% of all couple are infertile.

 

Symptoms of Infertility

The main symptom of being infertile is not being able to get pregnant.There may not be any other symptoms of infertility. However, there are certain conditions that indicate infertility, which are:

In case of women:

You are in your late thirties and are trying to conceive since the last 6-8
months.
Your menstrual cycle is irregular.
You have very painful periods.
You have endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease.
You have had miscarriages.
You have had cancer treatment.

In case of men:
Your sperm count is low
You have a family history of prostate or sexual problems or infertility.
You have had cancer treatment.
Your testicles are small in size.

Causes of Infertility

Infertility affects both men and women equally, many a time either one is the reason, whereas sometimes there are issues with both the man and woman.There are infertility treatment options available today. So select best infertility treatment in Hyderabad for your infertility problem.The male infertility treatment and female infertility treatment can be done successfully once the root cause of it is known, which includes:

Causes of Infertility in Men:

  • There may be a non-typical production of sperm due to undescended testicles, genetic reasons or health issues like diabetes, chlamydia and gonorrhea.
  • There may be a problem in the delivery of the sperm like premature ejaculation, blockage in the testicle, damage to reproductive organs.
  • Many a time factors like exposure to pesticides and radiation also affect fertility.
  • Lifestyle habits like smoking and alcohol consumption also effect fertility negatively.

 

Causes of Infertility in Women:

  • Hormonal disorders affect the release of eggs from the ovaries.
  • Certain abnormalities in the opening of the cervix, polyps in the uterus or the shape of the uterus also cause infertility.
  • Reproductive cancers can impair the level of female fertility.

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Risk

Most risk factors in case of men and women are the same such as:

  • Infertility gradually declines with age, in case of women it’s after 35 years and in men it is 40 years.
  • Smoking reduces the chances of a pregnancy. Men who smoke have a lower sperm count.
  • There is no ‘safe’ amount of alcohol for women who wish to conceive. Men who consume heavy alcohol have a reduced sperm count and motility.
  • Being over or under weight can be a risk for couples who are trying to have a baby.
  • An unhealthy lifestyle promotes infertility.

Treatment for Infertility

Infertility treatment depends on a number of factors, do get familiar with our team of gynecologists in order to know their experience which makes it evident why you should choose us for your Infertility Treatment in Hyderabad.

 

Male Infertility Treatment Involves-

  • Removal of the varicose vein in the scrotum, through a surgery.
  • Extracting sperm directly from the testicles or from the bladder.
  • A surgery can repair blocked epididymis.

 

Female Infertility Treatment Involves-

  • Certain drugs maybe prescribe to women to promote ovulation
  • Surgery can help eggs pass through the blocked fallopian tubes.
  • The process of Intrauterine insemination,IUI, where a sperm sample is directly placed in the uterus.
  • IVF, In-vitro fertilisation, where fertilisation between the eggs and sperm takes place in a lab, and then the embryo is placed inside the uterus.
  • ICSI, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, where sperm is injected into an egg, during the fertilisation stage in an infertility treatment procedures.
  • In some cases, eggs or sperm are donated to the couple.

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