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Category: Male Infertility

Dr. Bayrak’s Approach to Complex Infertility Cases at LA IVF

Infertility is defined as an inability to become pregnant after a man and woman attempt to conceive for one year, through intercourse without the use of birth control. Infertility affects up to 15% of couples who try for one year in the late 20s and early 30s but the rate is higher in late 30s […]

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Why Male Factor Infertility Shouldn’t Be Ignored

For those couples who are having a difficult time conceiving a child, it’s important to obtain a diagnosis in order to pursue effective treatment. To that end, it’s essential that both prospective parents be examined to determine what’s preventing conception. You’re in this together, after all, and infertility is often attributed to a combination of […]

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What to Look For When Choosing a Sperm Donor

Deciding to become pregnant using donor sperm is a big step. No matter what circumstances brought you to this decision, it’s not to be taken lightly. Single women who opt to become pregnant, lesbian couples looking to grow their family, or couples dealing with male infertility, all come to the point of choosing a sperm […]

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Treatment Options for Male Infertility

Approximately 1 out of every six couples in the U.S. deal with issues of infertility. Infertility testing is recommended for those couples who have been trying for a year or more, unsuccessfully, to conceive a child. For women over 35, no pregnancy after 6 months of unprotected intercourse is cause for evaluation. While often misunderstood […]

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It’s Not Necessarily You-It Could Be Him: Male Infertility

Infertility is a problem impacting the lives of 15% – 20% of the population in the United States. Infertility can affect couples of child-bearing years at any point, from 15-45, however it’s most common in couples over 35. While many may see infertility as a woman’s issue, that’s not the case. Studies show that infertility […]

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Little Swimmers Struggling? Here Are a Few Things You Can Try

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One in six couples deals with infertility when trying to start a family. Women are usually quick to assume the responsibility of checking in with a fertility specialist, scheduling the proper tests, and finding ways to improve their own fertility. However, in half of the cases of compromised fertility men are the primary contributors to […]

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What is Sperm DNA Testing

If you have cause to question your fertility you aren’t alone. About 6.1 million women in the U.S. have issues getting pregnant or staying pregnant, according to the CDC. When a woman, or couple, experience difficulties in achieving pregnancy, they often turn to fertility testing in search of a cause. There are numerous tests you […]

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Can the sperm be abnormal even though the semen analysis is normal?

If you and a partner have been trying to conceive but find yourselves facing difficulties, your doctor might have recommended a semen analysis. A semen analysis uses a number of criteria in order to evaluate male fertility and help determine any potential source of concern that may be causing your fertility struggles. It can sometimes […]

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5 Things Men Can Do To Improve Sperm Motility

Being told you have low motility (sperm that struggle to make their way through the female reproductive system) may sound like it’s the end of the road when you’re actively trying to conceive; though, while low motility makes it more difficult to conceive, it does not mean it’s impossible. If you and your partner are […]

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Tubal Reversal: One or Both Tubes?

It is considered ideal if both tubes are re-connected (bilateral re-anastomosis) during tubal reversal surgery, but in some cases this may not be possible. Patients with a history of unilateral salpingectomy (removal of one of the fallopian tubes), one sided tubal damage or with a blocked tube, very short tubal segment, unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of […]

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