Male infertility is diagnosed and treated by the Urology Division of Premier Medical Group. Male infertility is the inability to achieve pregnancy after trying to conceive for at least 1 year is considered infertility. It can affect both men and women and can have a number of different causes. Infertility is actually quite common. According to the National Institutes of Health, male infertility is involved in approximately 40% of the more than 2 million infertile married couples in the United States. One-half of these men experience irreversible infertility and cannot father children, and a small number of these cases are caused by a treatable medical condition.
If you have been trying to conceive for over a year with a female partner who is under the age of 35, or if she is over 35 and you have been trying to conceive for six months, you both should seek an evaluation.