Roughly 10 to 15 percent of couples are infertile. What does this mean?
Couples aren't able to conceive a child even though they've had frequent, unprotected sexual intercourse for a year or longer.
Twenty-five percent of infertile couples have more than one factor that contributes to their infertility. (Source, ASRM, 2018)
The main sign of male infertility is the incapability to conceive a child — in which sadly enough there may be no other obvious warning signs.
However, expert fertility specialists may be able to detect underlying issues such as an inherited disorder, hormonal imbalance or a condition that blocks the passage of sperm may cause signs and symptoms.
What are the Symptoms of Male Infertility?
- Low sperm count
- Alterations in hair growth
- Fluctuations in sexual desire; sexual function
- Pain, lump, or swelling in the testicles
- Small, firm testes