A 30-year-old female asked:
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my hubby has low sperm count of only 300,000. his blood test showed a raised level in gonatrophin. is that what's causing his low sperm count?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The gonadotropin is probably high as the body's way of trying to correct something-or-other that's amiss with one of the steroid sex hormones, something in the testosterone family. Hoping the two of you are able to conceive if that it your wish, or that you will be able to adopt or otherwise become involved in nurturing children in your community. There's a huge need. Best wishes.
Answered on Dec 10, 2014

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