Male infertility describes a man's inability to cause pregnancy in a fertile woman. Nearly 15 percent of all couples are infertile, and male infertility plays a role in half of the cases. Infertility involves problems with sperm production, semen quality or blockages that prevent sperm delivery. Illness, injury, lifestyle and health are common causes. As medical costs continue to rise, many men are seeking infertility treatment abroad.
Intercontinental hospitals focus on medical tourism. Many facilities, including those in Mexico and India, have fertility clinics that treat foreign patients. Male infertility treatment depends on the cause. It may include surgery, medication, hormone replacement therapy, assistive reproductive technology or treatment for infection, premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction. When infertility treatment fails, medical tourism doctors may suggest donor sperm procedures or international adoption.