Infertility in Men and Women

Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse. It may result from a problem with either one of the couple’s reproductive issues or a combination of factors that prevent pregnancy. According to studies, infertility affects an estimated 15% of couples globally. Dr. Partha Das is the best fertility doctor in Dubai.

What causes infertility?

Infertility causes in men

Male infertility is considered when a man has been unable to help conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse. Men with infertility have a low sperm count, motility or morphology or other fertility problems. It is caused by a range of health problems, including but not limited to:

  • Testicular cancer
  • Fluctuating hormone levels
  • Sperm damage from exposure to chemicals or radiation
  • Anatomical lesions in testis like varicocele. 

Infertility causes in women

Female infertility refers to the inability to get pregnant after at least one year of unprotected intercourse or six months if the woman is more than 35 years old. Given below are the most common causes of fertility problems in women:

  • Ovulation disorders
  • Endometriosis 
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Diminished ovarian reserve

How is infertility treated?

Many fertility treatment options are available to both men and women. However, the mode of treatment in infertility clinics in Dubai varies depending upon factors such as the cause of their infertility, the age of the patient, and the infertility duration. These treatments can be divided into three categories: 

Medication

Clomiphene or Clomid is the first recommended treatment option for women with ovulation problems in Infertility clinics in Dubai. Another medicine known as letrozole can also be used for ovulation induction. These can be offered with or without injectable hormones. For men, these medications along with male fertility supplements nourish the sperm count and quality by improving testicular health. 

Surgery

Surgery is used to treat infertility that is caused due to structural problems. It involves correcting problems associated with the pelvic anatomy and removing fibroids that misshape the uterine activity or removing the pelvic or uterine adhesions. Laparoscopy is the most prevalent surgical approach for treating infertility in women. For men, this can include vasectomy reversal, tissue biopsies, and varicocele treatment and microsurgical procedures to obtain sperms.

Assisted reproductive technology (ART)

Assisted reproductive techniques are a group of fertility procedures that help women who cannot conceive a child independently. Given below are some different types of ART.

In vitro fertilization (IVF)

In the IVF technique, eggs are taken from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in the embryology laboratory, where they develop into embryos. Frozen embryo transfer is one type of IVF treatment where a cryopreserved embryo created in a full IVF cycle is thawed and then transferred to a uterus.

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) 

Intrauterine insemination involves collecting concentrated, washed, and healthy sperm and inserting them directly into the women’s uterus during her ovulation period.

Infertility treatment shouldn’t be considered taboo, and it should be treated like any other disease. Dr. Partha Das has 18 years of experience in treating many cases of infertility. He treats patients with great compassion and care. To this date, he has helped many women in achieving pregnancy by following the right practices. So if you are looking for the best fertility doctor in Dubai, book your appointment with Dr. Partha Das. 

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