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Can diabetes cause low sperm count?

Can diabetes cause low sperm count?

Yes, it can: Recent researches have shown that men with diabetes have low sperm count. Uncontrolled blood sugar level and fluctuating blood sugar levels lead to low sperm count. In addition, a research shows that semen volume is lower in diabetic men compared with non-diabetic men and that the nuclear dna in diabetic men's sperm cells is more fragmented. ...Read more

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I am male, 28 years suffering from diabetes. I done sperm count is low mortility also low can u help me please?

I am male, 28 years suffering from diabetes. I done sperm count is low mortility also low can u help me please?

IVF or IUI: In general, there are not a lot of treatments that can improve sperm count. However, that does not mean that it is hopeless. In cases of male factor infertility intrauterine insemination (iui) or in vitro fertilization (ivf) can be very successful. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (icsi) refers to the direct insertion of a sperm into an egg during ivf. It has allowed many men to become fathers. ...Read more

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I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

It may: It may decrease the count. That's one of the reasons we say to not ejaculate for 2-3 days before the test. However, if you ejaculate daily, you can do the test with no abstinence and it will tell you what your true fertility potential is in a real life situation. ...Read more

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How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

Masturbation: The man usually gives a sample at the fertility center by masturbating into a cup after 2-3 days of abstinence. Alternatively, but not optimally, for men who can't or won't masturbate we have a special condom that collects semen after intercourse. ...Read more

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Can a person with diabetes donate sperm?

Can a person with diabetes donate sperm?

No: Most facilities have exclusion criteria for semen banks, and diabetes is one of the diseases that generally precludes donation. ...Read more

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Help please! Could diabetes cause low sperm?

Help please! Could diabetes cause low sperm?

Sperm count: Diabetes can cause a low sperm count - it would be important to get a semen analysis and possibly have the lab look for retrograde ejaculation. This is a situation where the sperm end up in bladder. They can be retrieved by the lab and used with assisted reproduction if needed. ...Read more

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How do diabetes make they're low sperm cells high??

How do diabetes make they're low sperm cells high??

Spelling and grammar: Hi. Do you mean "How do diabetICS make THEIR low sperm cell count go up"? Diabetes per se doesn't cause a low sperm count. You're young to have chronic complications, although it's not impossible. See a fertility clinic, but don't assume your diabetes is what's causing your low sperm count. Good luck! (And practice spelling and grammar). :-) ...Read more

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My husband and I are trying to get pregnant but he has diabetes and a heart condition and taking many medications he lost the sperm can he produve mor?

My husband and I are trying to get pregnant but he has diabetes and a heart condition and taking many medications he lost the sperm can he produve mor?

Probably: Obviously, I don't know the specifics of your husband's condition. But in general, neither diabetes nor heart disease should interfere with his fertility (quality of his sperm) or his libido (desire) although long term diabetes can interfere with his potency. (ability to have an erection). ...Read more

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I have been told that high blood sugar stops sperm production. Can my husband get me pregnant and he has diabetes?

I have been told that high blood sugar stops sperm production. Can my husband get me pregnant and he has diabetes?

Yes, but...: Diabetic condition may increase the odd to have poor erection and sex performance, but not affect sperm production much at all. Concerning infertility, it is nice to have both partners checked simultaneously since 50% of infertility result from female factors, 30% from male's, and 20% from both sides. So, be checked and see by following instruction in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more

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I am male, 30 yrs, suffering from type 1 diabetes. Got my semen analysis done where the sperm count is low, mortility almost nil.... Help me out?

I am male, 30 yrs, suffering from type 1 diabetes. Got my semen analysis done where the sperm count is low, mortility almost nil.... Help me out?

Abn sperm, Diabetes: Diabetes like any serious medical problem can affect the sperm. There can be other reasons and the diabetes may not be the problem. I like to think about sperm function and not just count. Some men with low count can have normal function. You need a comprehensive evaluation by a fertility specialist for male infertility (check doc credentials). Treatments are successful even if icsi needed. ...Read more

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I am diabetes 2 and I want to get married but I am worried about myself that my penis doesn't erect and not have enough sperm when I masterbate. Is?

I am diabetes 2 and I want to get married but I am worried about myself that my penis doesn't erect and not have enough sperm when I masterbate. Is?

Here are some...: What & who you are represent what & who you have been. Aging contributes to most of erectile dysfunction (ED), and diabetes mellitus may add more negative impact to ED and may be related with retrograde ejaculation. To learn how to deal with possible and life from now on, peruse the articles in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & in the articles in http://formefirst. Com/eBlogList. Html. ...Read more

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Low sperm count solution?

Low sperm count solution?

Depends on reason: It depends why-- if blockage then surgery to unblock, if hormones low then medicines to boost up, if testicles not working well then no specific treatment - usually ivf/icsi for fertility. And it also depends how low and what other abnormalities are seen. ...Read more

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Food to increase sperm count?

Food to increase sperm count?

Nutrition and sperm: Unfortunately, there are many causes of low sperm counts, although improper diet is not one of them. If, after being evaluated by a urologist who specializes in male infertility, no cause can be identified, eating a healthy diet can't hurt. There are vitamins specifically designed for men trying to get have a child. Try theralogix. Com. ...Read more

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What is a healthy sperm count?

What is a healthy sperm count?

Combination: With sperm count, we look at a combination of things, such as volume, concentration, motility (percentage that move) and morphology (percentage that look normal). With latest guidelines, over 14 million/ml is considered normal as is > 40% motility and >4% morphology. ...Read more

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How do I increase sperm count?

How do I increase sperm count?

Lifestyle choices: Sperm counts can be low for a number of reasons. Smoking, alcohol and marijuana can also lower count and motility. Sometimes hormones may also be low and there are meds that can improve this. You need a thorough workup from a urologist or reproductive endocrinologist to see why it's low in the first place. Start with llifestyle changes. Avoid all testosterone boosters or steroid as well. ...Read more

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How can I increase sperm count?

How can I increase sperm count?

Sperm count: It depends on the cause of low sperm count or oligospermia. Have you done a sperm analysis? What is the count? Detailed history and PE is needed. TO increase the count, you should stop smoking if you smoke, and avoid anabolic steroids. Varicocele is well known cause of low sperm count as well. Sometimes, hormonal therapt can help if there is an hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How do I improve my sperm count?

How do I improve my sperm count?

Herbs & supplements: At least 3 herbs have been proven in published studies to improve sperm count and motility: maca, tongkat ali & mucuna pruriens. There is also evidence that ginseng, ashwagandha and tribulus may be helpful. Reliable standardized extracts are available. Other nutrients like zinc & l-carntine/acetly-l-carnitine can help too. See http://www. Raysahelian. Com/fertility.Html for a summary of research. ...Read more

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How do I increase my sperm count?

How do I increase my sperm count?

Removing risks: Eliminate anything that can be the cause of the low sperm count to begin with. Avoid heat, stop smoking, stop any cannibis use, decrease drinking, lose weight, make sure you have a healthy diet, daily vitamin supplements. If your sperm count is normal then there is no need to "increase" it. ...Read more

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