Retrograde Ejaculation

Retrograde ejaculation is infrequent and is established as the diagnosis in less than 2% of infertile men

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Retrograde Ejaculation

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Updated on:
November 28, 2022
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Male Infertility
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Retrograde Ejaculation

What is retrograde ejaculation?

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The act of releasing semen from a man's penis and via his urethra is known as ejaculation. Retrograde ejaculation refers to the action of semen entering the bladder during an orgasm rather than passing via the penis. As a result, the semen and bladder-containing pee are combined. Additionally, the semen is lost as waste.

Why do men ejaculate retrogradely?

Specific health conditions. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent.Anatomical flawsPrevious urethral or prostate surgeryThe use of specific medications or substances

What symptoms indicate this kind of ejaculation?

Loss of fertilityCloudy urine post-orgasmLittle or no ejaculate after an orgasm

Does it affect fertility in any way?

It is definitely impossible for males with this issue to conceive naturally. Couples should therefore think about fertility treatments if they want to become pregnant.

How can this issue be identified?

A three-step technique can be used to identify retrograde ejaculation.Step 1: Discussion of issues pertaining to the patient's medical background, treatments, operations, etc.Step 2: Examining his reproductive organs physically, including his scrotum, testicles, penis, and rectum.Step 3: Urine test that is performed following an orgasm.Sperm can typically be extracted from a urine sample and used in an IVF-ICSI cycle in cases of retrograde ejaculation.In any case, it is possible to extract sperm straight from the testicles using methods like TESE or fine needle aspiration.

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Is IVF hard on women’s bodies?

You will have much more hormones rushing through your body than usual as a result of all the hormone injections required during IVF. You might feel cranky, bloated, or even high libido as a result of that. It's not uncommon for women to gain a little weight. Hormone injections can affect your weight and also your hunger levels, along with changes in your emotions. Expect some changes to happen in your body and mind.

What is the cost of IVF treatment in Jananam?

Please check the pricing page.

Can I smoke during IVF treatment?

Smoking is a strict "No" if you’re looking to get pregnant. This is applicable to both men and women. Smoking has shown to have a big impact on the quality of the sperms and eggs and hence it’s advisable that you quit smoking if you’re planning to start a family.

What are the steps involved in IVF treatment?

A step by step guide to IVF treatment is conveyed in this video by our Medical Director – Dr Vani Sundarapandian..


Can I work and commute when undergoing IVF treatment?

This can only be suggested on a case to case basis depending on the various factors associated with the patient, such as age, medical condition, quality of eggs/sperms etc.

How do I prepare my body for IVF?

It's pretty doable. Begin taking prenatal supplements, keep a healthy weight, stop using drugs, drinking alcohol, or smoking, avoid serious infectious infections, which could cause a delay in treatment, and reduce consuming caffeine. Basically, maintain a healthy body by eating healthy and exercising regularly.

At what age is IVF most successful?

IVF success rates vary as it depends on multiple factors. One of these major factors is age. The success rate is almost 55-60% in women who are less than 35 years of age. The success rate goes down as the woman’s age increases. Ideally, the 20s and 30s are the best age to have a successful IVF.

How much of infertility is because of the man?

1/3 of infertility cases are attributable to men, 1/3 are attributable to women, and the rest are a combination of male and female factors or unexplained problems.

Do IVF hormones make you emotional?

Some women report having minimal to no reactions, while others say they are extremely anxious or even depressed. So be aware that you can experience an emotional response to the hormone changes; if you do, this is completely normal and okay.

How long should I try before deciding to see a fertility specialist?

If you’re unable to conceive after a year of actively trying to conceive, then you should consult a doctor.

Is IVF painful?

IVF shots are typically not too painful. Although there is a stinging feeling, it is not bothersome. The needles are too thin to cause any pain. When you inject the medication, you can invite your partner or perhaps a friend to stand by your side.

Can i drink alcohol during IVF treatment?

Drinking is strictly discouraged while prepping for IVF. Some studies have shown that alcohol may have an effect on the outcome of IVF.

Do IVF babies look different?

The woman becomes pregnant once the embryo is implanted in her uterus, and after a certain amount of time, she gives birth to her child. IVF children are just like any other children. In fact, it is impossible to tell an IVF baby apart from other kids unless you are told.

What is the cost of IVF treatment in Jananam?

To know more about the cost of IVF treatment, please visit our pricing page.

Are IVF babies always healthy?

Yes is the clear-cut response. With the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF), millions of healthy children have been born. There are no immediate or long-term risks to the child's health associated with the procedure. The method of conception is the main distinction between IVF babies and regular babies.

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