Male Infertility Screen
In about one third of the time, infertility is due to male factor alone. It is define as failure to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse. The evaluation of male Infertility should be done In coordination with your primary care physician and or fertility specialist.
The complete evaluation of infertility includes a thorough medical history from early sexual development to current sexual history, presence of any major surgeries or trauma to the pelvis, use of recreational drugs and Anabolic steroids.
In addition to a history & physical, Endocrine lab testing measuring levels of total testosterone LH & FSH will help rule out systemic disorders as well as secondary hypogonadism as a cause. Men with Normal testosterone, LH and FSH levels will need a semen analysis
An early morning blood draw between 8 am and 10 am is recommended.
In 24 hours following blood collection