Male Fertility Tests in Pune: Prices, Preparation, Packages

Male Infertility is a condition in which a man is unable to father children, even when his partner is medically normal. Pathofast Lab in Pune, offers male fertility tests starting as low as Rs.1299.

On this page, you will find detailed information about the prices of these packages, a brief overview of what male infertility entails, guidelines on how to prepare for these tests, and instructions on how to book online in Pune.

Male Fertility Tests in Pune: Prices, Preparation, Packages

What is Male Infertility

Male infertility occurs when a couple is unable to conceive after trying naturally for a year, despite the female partner having no known infertility issues. It is important to understand that infertility is not solely a female concern; in fact, research indicates that approximately 25% of infertility cases are attributed to issues with the male partner

Identifying and addressing male infertility is crucial for couples who are facing challenges in starting a family

Causes of Male Infertility

  • Sperm Disorders:

    Sperm Disorders: Issues such as low sperm count, poor sperm motility, or abnormal sperm shape can significantly affect fertility.

  • Hormonal Imbalances:

    Hormonal Imbalances: Disruptions in hormonal levels, particularly those of testosterone and other key hormones, can impair sperm production and function.

  • Varicocele:

    Varicocele: This refers to the enlargement of veins within the scrotum, which can lead to increased temperature and reduced sperm quality.

  • Infections:

    Infections: Certain infections, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or inflammation of the testicles, can hinder sperm production and health.

  • Environmental Factors:

    Environmental Factors: Exposure to toxins, radiation, or excessive heat, as well as lifestyle choices like smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, can negatively impact fertility.

How to know if you have male infertility

When it comes to male infertility, certain symptoms can serve as indicators that something might be amiss. A common sign is difficulty in conceiving despite regular, unprotected intercourse over a period of six months to a year

Additionally, issues such as erectile dysfunction or a reduced sex drive can also point towards potential fertility problems. Physical manifestations like swelling, pain, or lumps in the testicular area should not be ignored, as they might indicate underlying issues

Other signs include abnormal breast growth and a noticeable decrease in facial or body hair, which could suggest hormonal imbalances. Recognizing these symptoms early on can prompt timely medical consultation and intervention

Symptoms of Male Infertility

  • Low Sperm Count:

    Low Sperm Count: A significant decrease in the number of sperm in the ejaculate can be a major indicator of male infertility.

  • Problems with Sexual Function:

    Problems with Sexual Function: Issues such as difficulty with ejaculation, reduced sexual desire, or difficulty maintaining an erection could signal underlying fertility issues.

  • Testicular Pain or Swelling:

    Testicular Pain or Swelling: Pain, swelling, or lumps in the testicles can be symptoms of infections, injuries, or other conditions affecting fertility.

  • Hormonal Imbalances:

    Hormonal Imbalances: Symptoms such as reduced facial or body hair and other signs of chromosomal or hormonal abnormalities might indicate fertility problems.

  • Recurrent Respiratory Infections:

    Recurrent Respiratory Infections: Frequent respiratory infections can be linked to conditions such as cystic fibrosis that also affect the reproductive organs.

How is male infertility diagnosed?

Understanding the various methods to diagnose male infertility is crucial for effective treatment. One of the primary diagnostic tools is a sperm count test, which evaluates the number and quality of sperm

Hormonal evaluations can also provide significant insights; tests measuring levels of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), and Prolactin can help identify hormonal imbalances that may affect fertility. Physical causes are another important consideration

Conditions like obstructions in the reproductive tract, undescended testis, or cryptorchidism can all contribute to infertility and require specific diagnostic approaches. Each of these methods plays a vital role in forming a comprehensive understanding of male fertility issues

List of tests for Male Infertility

  • Semen Analysis:

    Semen Analysis: This fundamental test evaluates the quantity, quality, and motility of sperm. It is often the first step in diagnosing male infertility.

  • Blood Tests:

    Blood Tests: These tests measure hormone levels, including testosterone, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH), to assess overall reproductive health.

  • Scrotal Ultrasound (USG):

    Scrotal Ultrasound (USG): A radiological test that uses sound waves to create images of the scrotum, helping to identify blockages, varicoceles, or other abnormalities.

  • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS):

    Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS): This imaging test examines the prostate and seminal vesicles to detect blockages or issues that might be affecting sperm delivery.

  • Genetic Testing:

    Genetic Testing: Identifies potential genetic causes of infertility, such as Y chromosome microdeletions or cystic fibrosis gene mutations.

  • Testicular Biopsy:

    Testicular Biopsy: A procedure where a small sample of tissue is taken from the testes to examine sperm production and quality.

  • Post-ejaculation Urinalysis:

    Post-ejaculation Urinalysis: Determines if sperm are present in the urine, indicating a possible retrograde ejaculation issue.

  • Anti-sperm Antibody Tests:

    Anti-sperm Antibody Tests: Checks for antibodies that might attack sperm, impairing their ability to function and fertilize an egg.

Meanings of different tests done for Male Infertility

Male infertility can be diagnosed through a variety of tests, primarily focusing on both blood and semen analysis. Blood tests are essential for measuring hormone levels, such as testosterone, luteinizing hormone (LH), and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which play crucial roles in sperm production

Additionally, blood tests can identify genetic conditions that may contribute to infertility. On the other hand, a semen analysis is a cornerstone in evaluating male fertility, examining factors like sperm count, motility, and morphology

These comprehensive tests provide critical insights, enabling specialized treatments and interventions for those facing challenges in conception

Table explaining what common fertility tests mean

Test Parameter Implications of Abnormal Results
FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) Abnormal levels of FSH can indicate problems with the testicles or pituitary gland. High FSH levels may suggest testicular failure, while low levels could indicate issues with the pituitary gland.
LH (Luteinizing Hormone) Abnormal LH levels can also reflect problems with the testicles or pituitary gland. Elevated LH levels can indicate primary testicular failure, and low levels may suggest secondary hypogonadism due to pituitary dysfunction.
Prolactin High prolactin levels can impair testosterone production, leading to reduced sperm production and infertility. It may also indicate pituitary disorders or other underlying health issues.
Total Sperm Count A low sperm count means there are fewer sperms available to fertilize an egg, which can significantly reduce the chances of conception. It may be caused by various factors, including hormonal imbalances, genetic conditions, or lifestyle factors.
Sperm Motility Abnormal sperm motility means that sperm have reduced ability to move effectively. This can hinder their ability to swim through the female reproductive tract to reach and fertilize an egg, thus affecting fertility.

Finding a lab near you for Male Fertility Tests in Pune?

Pathofast Lab in Pune,Camp is centrally located and offers home sample collection services for Male Fertility Tests in Pune. Home pickup is available in various areas

How to find the nearest center for Male Fertility Tests in Pune?

Visit our center listed above or check the Center Locator

Table of locations in Pune for Male Fertility Tests with prices

The following table lists areas in Pune, where home sample collection is available for Male Fertility Tests. Prices charged for home visit are also listed, together with final rate for Male Fertility Tests in that area.
Area/Locality in Pune Home Sample Facility Transport Charges
Jangli Maharaj Nagar Available 100 INR
Ravet Available 200 INR
Viman Nagar Available 150 INR
Shastrinagar, Yerawada Available 100 INR
NIBM Undri Road, Kondhwa Available 100 INR
Camp Available 0 INR
Aundh Available 200 INR
Baner Available 200 INR
Dattwadi Available 200 INR
Undri Available 200 INR
Pimpri-Chinchwad Available 200 INR
Kalyani Nagar Available 50 INR
Koregaon Park Available 50 INR
Sadashiv Peth Available 100 INR

How to Book Male Fertility Tests in Pune?

Book the Male Fertility Tests in Pune, online, through watsapp or by calling the lab reception, with Pathofast Lab. Pathofast is the best lab in Pune, for Male Fertility Tests Tests.

List of Steps for Booking Male Fertility Tests online in Pune

Choose Any Package Above

Click on Add To Cart

Enter your mobile number

Create An Account

Fill in the Patient details

Choose time and date for sample collection

Pay to Confirm

List of Steps for Booking Male Fertility Tests through Watsapp in Pune

Choose any package from the list above, and go to Book By Watsapp - to open a chatbot window

Click on 'Continue Booking'

Share your location by clicking on the watsapp location pin

A lab representative calls you within 24 hours

List of Steps for Booking Male Fertility Tests on Phone

<a href='tel:02049304930'>Click Here</a> to call the lab.

Provide your information to the lab reception

Check your SMS for the confirmation link

Use the link to pay online

Preparation for Male Fertility Tests in Pune

Most male infertility panels involve blood tests, urine tests and semen tests. The following sections cover preparation criteria for each of these different tests

Preparing for Male Fertility Blood tests

Make sure that you are fasting for 8-12 hours before the test. Avoid alcohol and inform the lab if you are on any kind of supplements

Preparing for Semen Test

Make sure to pass urine first, and then ejaculate into the provided container. Abstain from any ejaculation for 3 days before the test

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