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What is azoospermia?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
No sperm in semen: Azoospermia means there is no sperm in a man's ejaculate. This can either be from obstruction or lack of production. A urologist with fertility training can make that diagnosis and provide treatment options. Often, men that have no sperm in semen make a small amount of sperm that can be retrieved from the testicle for in vitro fertilization.
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
"Azoospermia": This term refers to a semen specimen where no sperm activity is present microscopically if the sperm specimen is viewed immediately after production. If sufficient time elapsed prior to examination, the sperm may have been already inactivated, and the test should be repeated and viewed immediately after production.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can there be correction for azoospermia?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Depends : Some causes such as hormone imbalances and blockage may be treatable. Others are not. Many are treatable by ivf but not curable. If the goal is pregnancy and sperm are present you may wind up needing ivf.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How can azoospermia be cured?

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Dr. Paul Turek
Urology 35 years experience
Depends on what kind: When azoospermia (no ejaculated sperm) is due to obstruction, the obstruction may be fixable with surgery. If it is due to a poorly functioning testicle, it rarely is curable but in most cases it is 'treatable' (i.E you can have kids.' read more at: azoospermia-sample-causes-no-sperm-count-success-stories.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What, if any, are signs of azoospermia?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Azoospermia: Azoospermia is defined by absent sperm on a semen analysis. You are correct identifying this as a sign rather than a symptom. There are no reliable symptoms associated with azoospermia.
A 45-year-old member asked:

How do you correct azoospermia?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
It depends: It may or may not be correctable or treatable depending on the underlying cause. There are different reasons for having no sperm, and the treatment options vary depending on the cause or causes. It's only answerable once a thorough workup is done.

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