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association of non-specific genital tract infection with male infertility

Evelyn Cottell

association of non-specific genital tract infection with male infertility

by Evelyn Cottell

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infertility, Male.,
  • Genital Diseases, Male.

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    Thesis (Ph.D.) - University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, 1996.

    StatementEvelyn Cottell.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17286775M

    Male infertility sometimes is the only initial symptom of significant medical problems such as brain tumors, thyroid gland disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and genetic diseases. There has been a growing concern that infertility may actually be a forerunner to testicular cancer since it is more common in infertile men than in the general. There also is an association between detection of anti-chlamydial IgA in semen of men with no history of symptomatic genital tract infection and the expression of HSP60 in semen. 89 There have been few studies on the fertility consequences of a male genital tract C. trachomatis infection.

    be a cause of male infertility [6]. The causative agents in bacterial pathologies of the genital tract are similar to those responsible for urinary tract infection [lo, The association be- tween infection and sperm quality is supported in some studies by the finding that fewer. Hi I've been researching infertility and have found some interesting things on bacteria on fertility solution and on fertile thoughts. It seems that you can pass bacteria back and forth without having symptoms. Be sure to urinate after intercourse to help prevent uti and it also helps to empty your bladder before. (to keep from rubbing internally) All the very best!

    Sexually transmitted and other reproductive tract infections. ly transmitted diseases infections l diseases, Female l diseases, Male ion ncy complications, Infectious ce guidelines ping countries Health Organization.   Infection in the genital tract is common in men as well as women and it is caused by various bacteria, fungus and viruses. Genital tract infection can develop after a sexual intercourse where one partner is infected and transmits the disease to other; these infections are known as sexually transmitted diseases or STD.


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Association of non-specific genital tract infection with male infertility by Evelyn Cottell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The potential association of immunoglobulin (Ig)A antibodies (Ab) to the human 60 kDa heat shock protein (HSP 60) with several parameters of subclinical male genital tract infection/inflammation. Antiviral treatment of male infertility patients positive for HSV in semen resulted in successful pregnancies.

Thus, HSV infection of the male genital tract could explain some cases of male infertility, as a consequence of its association with decreased semen quality. A significant association seems to exist between serum IgM antibodies against HSV, and the presence of leucocytospermia, although Cited by: Summary.

Infertility is due to a significant male factor alone, whereas combined male and female factors are present in an additional 20%. Thus, a male factor is involved in approximately 50% of infertile relationships.

The primary goals of the evaluation of the male presenting with infertility are to identify: etiologic conditions, irreversible conditions, irreversible conditions not amenable to assisted reproductive techniques, medically significant pathologies Cited by: 4. This book highlights the impact of genital tract infections on female infertility, male infertility, and even veterinary infertility.

A comprehensive source on genital infections essential for all infertility specialists is now at your hands. An elevated seminal leukocyte count, pyospermia, can be associated with male infertility and may reflect an infectious or inflammatory disorder. In addition, the role of specific genital tract infections such as chlamydiosis, gonorrhea, ureaplasma and trichomoniasis and their possible association with male infertility is by:   Chlamydia is a bacterial infection and is treatable with antibiotics.

Gonorrhea “The clap” or Gonorrhea is an STI commonly associated with male infertility. Symptoms of an active infection may include a burning sensation during urination and a darker-colored discharge from the penis.

Bacteria, fungi, infections and viruses can meddle with the reproductive capacity in both genders. Diseases of male genito-urinary tract represent around 15% of the instance of male infertility.

Diseases can influence distinctive areas of the male regenerative tract, for example, the testis, epididymis and male sex organs and tion: DGO, MBBS.

Table 1: Reasons for a reduction in male infertility Congenital factors (cryptorchidism and testicular dysgenesis, congenital absence of the vas deferens) Acquired urogenital abnormalities (obstructions, testicular torsion, testicular tumour, orchitis) Urogenital tract infections Increased scrotal temperature (e.g.

due to varicocele)File Size: 79KB. Male infertility: diagnosis and treatment. July ; The evaluation of the subfertile male starts with the basic history and physical examination, which often provide indication of probable.

Nonspecific seminal tract infection can be an important cause of male infertility. These infections may affect fertility in several ways: by damaging sperm, hampering their motility, altering the chemical composition of the seminal fluid, or by producing an inflammatory structure in the tract.

matory disease, amniotic fluid infection and preterm deliveries in pregnancy (1,2). Pelvic inflammatory disease involves the infection and inflammation of the upper genital tract (endome-trium, fallopian tubes, ovaries and pelvic peritoneum), which may result in infertility.

CAH is a rare cause of male infertility. It involves flaws from birth in certain enzymes. This causes abnormal hormone production. CAH is most often diagnosed by looking for too much steroid in the blood and urine.

CAH can be treated with hormone replacement. Genital Tract Infection. Genital tract infection is rarely linked to infertility. FEMALE AND MALE INFERTILITY IN NIGERIA Studies on the epidemiology of infertility in Nigeria with special reference to the role of genital tract infections and sexual and reproductive risk factors Friday Ebhodaghe Okonofua Association of male infertility with genital tract infectious.

Urogenital schistosomiasis, caused by schistosoma haematobium, is a major health problem in many parts of Africa. Infertility may develop in males with schistosoma haematobium infection of the genital organs.

Occlusion of the spermatic venous plexus by ova and subsequent granuloma formation may result in testicular by: Male Genital Infection and Infertility Du Geon Moon, MD, Ph.D.

Department of Urology Korea University College of Medicine Contents Text & Controversy Pyospermia – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on - id: f-NjE4Z. In fact, bacterial infections of the genitourinary tract account for 15% of male infertility cases.

The inflammation of the bacteria can prevent sperm cell function and compromise sperm quality. This bacteria is often the result of a urinary tract infection or a sexually transmitted infection (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Mycoplasma.

Pelvic inflammatory disease involves the infection and inflammation of the upper genital tract (endometrium, fallopian tubes, ovaries and pelvic peritoneum), which may result in infertility, ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain (3,4).

The vaginal microflora is a dynamic ecosystem normally inhabited by by: 1. THE CULPRITS Chlamydia. Chlamydia is the most common STI associated with male infertility, affecting millions of people every year.

Symptoms of an active infection may include a burning sensation during urination, a light-colored discharge from the penis, and tender/swollen testicles. In couples who have not been able to have children, male infertility is the cause in at least half of cases.

In % the cause is a urogenital infection. The risk of irreversible infertility. It’s rare that acute genital tract infections can be linked to infertility, but it does happen in approximately 2% of men suffering from reproduction problems. The problem is usually picked up following a simple semen analysis where white blood cells are found.

Genitourinary Infections and Infertility. Genital tract infections, which include both viruses and bacteria, can result in male infertility. An estimated 6%–10% of male factor infertility has been attributed to urogenital infections [61]. The correlation between infection and inflammation has been heavily studied, and the impact of these two processes on male fertility can be highly problematic.Infections like tuberculosis, mumps and sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis can impact male infertility.

Previously, the commonest cause of aazoospermia in India was smallpox. This particular infection injured the epididymis, and resulted in ductal obstruction.Inflammatory infections and problems of the reproductive tract may cause infertility.

If these diseases occur before puberty, they may cause irreversible male infertility. Although antibiotic treatments may help, infections in the testes may leave a great deal of scar tissue leading to a permanent problem.