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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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What causes a man's sperm count to be low?

What causes a man's sperm count to be low?

Correctable cause?: If seen on two tests, you should be evaluated for a cause. A physical exam along with testing for endocrine abnormalities is necessary. The most common finding would be a varicocele (15%), which can be corrected and may return normal numbers of sperm. Heat exposure (fever, hot baths) can also cause this. For hormonal problems, stimulation of sperm production with medicines might work. ...Read more

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How can you know if a man has a low sperm count?

How can you know if a man has a low sperm count?

Semen analysis: A semen analysis is a simple laboratory test that can be ordered by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can 1 mg propecia (finasteride) cause low sperm count cuz my semen was very thin n tested 11 million/ml. After discontinued its thick again?

Can 1 mg propecia (finasteride) cause low sperm count cuz my semen was very thin n tested 11 million/ml. After discontinued its thick again?

Unclear: Propecia (finasteride) blocks the conversion of testosterone to its active form called dht. While testosterone and not Dht are necessary for sperm development, it still not a good idea to take it if you are trying to get your partner pregnant. ...Read more

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How long does it take a man with low sperm count to "re stock" his sperm supplies after intercourse .How often to have sex for conception if low count?

How long does it take a man with low sperm count to "re stock" his sperm supplies after intercourse .How often to have sex for conception if low count?

Every 48 hours: Regardless of baseline sperm count, the optimal frequency of intercourse when attempting conception is every other day. Low sperm count should, however be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of wide hips, feminine fat distributionand low testosterone, when sperm count, testis size and FSH are normal but LH is low?

What could be the cause of wide hips, feminine fat distributionand low testosterone, when sperm count, testis size and FSH are normal but LH is low?

Hmmm...: Low t with a low lh suggests a pituitary gland problem. The body issues you mention are suggestive of klinefelter's syndrome, a genetic disorder, but these individuals will typically have minimal to no sperm. I recommend that you see an urologist or endocrinologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication should men take to increase sperm count?

What medication should men take to increase sperm count?

Varies: Improving sperm count has been tricky in the past. Some medications will work for some cases while others may not work at all. Clomid, (clomiphene) hcg, and gonadotropins have all been utilized to help improve sperm count. The outcome at times is unpredictable. ...Read more

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What is the normal sperm count for men to impregnate woman?

What is the normal sperm count for men to impregnate woman?

15 million/mL: According to the most recent world health organization (who) recommendation, a normal semen concentration is 15 million/ml. In addition, having 10 million actively moving sperm will improve your chance of conception. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that the sperm count for men starts to reduce after he goes beyond 50?

Not exactly: Men at age 50 may have lower sperm counts on average than 20 year olds, but its variable and declines gradually: nothing magical happens on his 50th birthday. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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Sperm Count (Definition)

Sperm count is evaluating the density of sperm per million per ...Read more