Male infertility refers to a male’s inability to cause pregnancy in a fertile female.
In humans it accounts for 40–50% of infertility.
It affects approximately 7% of all men.
How common is infertility in males?
Up to 15 percent of couples are infertile. Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors can play a role in causing male infertility.
How can a man tell if he infertile?
Signs of Potential Infertility in Men
- Changes in hair growth.
- Changes in sexual desire.
- Pain, lump, or swelling in the testicles.
- Problems with erections and ejaculation.
- Small, firm testicles.
Can a man go from infertile to fertile?
Many men with low sperm counts or abnormal semen are still fertile. And about 15% of infertile men have normal semen and plenty of normal sperm. However, hormones are not the main problem in 97% of infertile men.
What can cause a man not to get a woman pregnant?
The most common causes of infertility in cis men include: untreated chlamydia or gonorrhea. low sperm count (not having enough sperm in your semen) poor sperm motility (when sperm doesn’t swim well enough to reach an egg)