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The Andrologist and Male Reproductive Health

04:40 22nd July 2013 | Male Fertility issues

Andrology Andrologist Fertility Fertility Problems Erection Ejaculation Varicocoele Genetic Disorders Prostate Problems

Andrology is the medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly reproductive health. An andrologist is a medical doctor that specialises in andrology.

Why do men get fertility Problems?
There are several different causes of fertility pronlems in men. They include:

  • Obstructive Problems (blockages in sperm-carrying tubes)
  • Testicular injury and disease
  • Varicocoele
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Problems with erection and ejaculation
  • Hormonal problems
  • General medical disorders that reduce fertility
  • Drugs that reduce fertility
  • Environmental toxins and radiation

An andrologist will be able to identify and treat most of the common causes of male fertility problems e.g. Obstructive systems, Varicocoele and Prostate problems. As always, make sure that the andrologist you see has the necessary certifications. Alternatively, you can see a certified and experienced andrologist at The Bridge Clinic.

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