Evaluating the Prevalence of Male Infertility in Karachi

Aaqib Javaid, Asad Ali, Bisma Safdar


Objective: To analyse the male infertility prevalence in Karachi.

Study Design: Descriptive case series

Place and Duration of Study: This study was carried out from 01.01.2018 to 21.12.2018 at the Civil Hospital, Karachi.

Materials and Methods: In the current study the individuals were segregated into three groups on the basis of age i.e., Group-I age, 21-30 years, Group-II age, 31-40 years and Group-III age over 40 years. The collection of samples was made by masturbation, analysis of liquefaction of sample was done on light microscopy. Thereafter morphology and motility were done in absence and presence of agglutination, debris and microbial contamination were found.

Results:It has been found that irrespective of the difference of age, young generation has more percentage i.e. 56% of abnormal semen as compared to group-II & III (50% & 58%).Asthenoteratospermia was the most common prevailing abnormality among 3 groups. It appears that in terms of abnormality the young generation has high risk of infertility. This is happening because of change in environment, change in nutrition intake and lifestyle.

Conclusion:In order to overcome the alert condition, the researcher should come with the solution to manage the prevalent problem and saving the fertility-cum-inheritance of youth.

Key Words:Youth, Semen Parameters, Fecundity, Prevalence, Cope, Inheritance

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