Semen freezing

It's a technique used to preserve semen for future use.

Overview

Semen freezing, also known as sperm cryopreservation, is a technique used to preserve semen for future use. Semen freezing is commonly used by men who want to preserve their fertility before undergoing medical treatments that may damage or destroy their sperm, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Semen freezing is also used by men who are planning to have a vasectomy or by sperm donors.

The semen freezing process involves collecting a semen sample, which is then processed in a laboratory to remove seminal fluid and other debris. The remaining sperm are then mixed with a cryoprotectant solution to protect them during the freezing process. The sperm are slowly cooled to a temperature of -196°C and stored in liquid nitrogen until they are needed.

Semen can be stored for many years using this technique, and the frozen sperm can be used for insemination or in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. Semen freezing can also be used for couples who are planning to use donor sperm.

The success of using frozen sperm depends on the quality of the semen sample and the storage and thawing techniques used. While the process of semen freezing is generally considered safe, there is a small risk of damage to the sperm during the freezing and thawing process. Couples or individuals considering semen freezing should speak with their fertility specialist to determine if this is an appropriate option for their individual situation.

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Dr. Indu Madhusudhan

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Speciality : Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist, Obstetrician Experience : 22+ Years Experience
Languages spoken : English, Kannada ,Hindi , Marathi

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Dr. Madhusudhan H.R

MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery, MNAMS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery, MBBS

Speciality : Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist, Obstetrician Experience : 22+ Years Experience
Languages spoken : English, Kannada ,Hindi , Marathi

Sushma Dasari
Sushma Dasari
2022-12-30
It’s a gods grace to meet Dr.Indu Madhusudhan, our life has changed completly because of her advices, I am conceived now and expecting a baby in few days. She is extremely patient friendly, polite and smiling in addressing all our concerns. More to it she also made us feel comfortable in communicating freely during the appointments. I would say she is one of the top most gynaecologist with impeccable knowledge. Thank you mam for utmost care and advices.
Suseela kurakula
Suseela kurakula
2022-12-24
Very good consultation…and preferable
vinutha prabhakar
vinutha prabhakar
2022-10-17
I have known Dr.Indu for over a year now. She is extremely kind and helpful. Patiently addressed all our concerns. She has such a positive aura which is calming. She has been of great support in my pregnancy journey! I am so glad to have consulted her. Thank you, Doctor.
Srujana Banjagere
Srujana Banjagere
2022-09-07
Extremely kind and empathetic. carefully investigates your entire history and explains the options available. Doctor is very transparent and knowledgeable. She also has a soothing aura. Definitely recommend to anyone trying for a baby.
sonali manure
sonali manure
2022-05-17
Doctor is very professional and friendly. I am so grateful to have met her. 🙂🙏
Pratibha Kulkarni
Pratibha Kulkarni
2021-11-13
We are thankful to Dr.Indu for always being there for us. Throughout our infertility journey she gave us hope and encouraged us to not give up. We really appreciate her knowledge, friendliness and frankness. Her calm demeanour and constant guidance helped us keep calm through our challenging pregnancy and emergency c-section. She has not just been our doctor but also a friend and a guide.

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