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A 40-year-old male asked:

I'm 40 now and my girlfriend wants another child.does your sperm count decrease since we last had a child 7 years ago?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Not usually: Typically the sperm count does not diminish significantly over time. Still, if you have not gotten pregnant it should be checked.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2013

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