Azoospermia is a medical condition that is characterized by low fertility in males.
HOW IS AZOOSPERMIA DIAGNOSED?
A gynaecologist diagnoses azoospermia initially by a semen analysis evaluation. Further tests are: 1. History, physical examination of the scrotum and testes 2. Lab tests of the semen 3. Imaging
HOW IS AZOOSPERMIA TREATED?
Pre- and post-testicular azoospermia can be corrected. But testicular azoospermia is permanent. IVF and ICSI treatments are popular treatment methods. In some cases medication can rectify the condition. Surgery may be performed to manage an obstruction for treating a varicocele. Hormone treatments may be followed for managing hormone levels.
DID YOU KNOW?
The patient can undergo sperm retrieval for treatment as well.