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How can I treat sterility?

How can I treat sterility?

Depends: Depends on the cause. Some causes are correctable and unfortunately others may no be. A visit to and evaluation by a fertility specialist should expose the underlying cause and treat based on the findings. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Sterility (Definition)

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Is male sterility reversible?

Is male sterility reversible?

Sometimes: Two broad categories: decrease or no sperm production or obstruction in the ducts that convey sperm from testes to outside. The treatment generally is: if there are sperm in the ejaculate they can be used for insemination or ivf with intracytoplasmic sperm injection into the egg. No medicine or surgery prove effective so far. ...Read more

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Can spironolactonecause sterility?

Can spironolactonecause sterility?

No: First of all the medicine is quickly reversible. It does not affect the ovaries at all. In men it can reduce male hormones levels. Usually the underlying reason men take is an issue for fertility not the medicine itself. In women it can lead to irregular periods while taking it but again the effects are reversible. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

No: There are no reliable symptoms of infertility in a male at any age; the only way to identify/diagnosis male factor is with a semen analysis. Performance difficulties such as ed or premature ejaculation are important, but are classified separately. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of sterility for men?

What are the main signs of sterility for men?

Sperm testing: There's no way to know if a man is sterile without a semen analysis. ...Read more

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What are the some causes of female sterility?

What are the some causes of female sterility?

Age,anatomy,hormones: Reasons for female infertility include age. Fertility declines significantly after age 40. Chromosomal or genetic conditions like turner's syndrome are cause. She may have abnormal anatomy such as a malformed uterus which cannot support pregnancy. Lack of ovulation due to ovarian cysts or hormones are problems. Chemotherapy can cause early menopause. Some women don't know when to have sex. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with sterility?

Non-specific: In males none at all; in females the most common are irregular or absent periods. This doesn't always mean 'sterility' but can suggest below-normal fertility. No 'symptoms' are terribly specific, testing is the place to start. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for sterility in man;all possible causes?

What are the reasons for sterility in man;all possible  causes?

Many: I cannot fully answer with 400 characters. See a male specialist but think about meds, drugs, alcohol, smoking, obesity, exercise, heat (hot tubs etc), varicocele, undies ended testicles, vasectomy, poor sperm without cause, no sperm. Don't forget the female partner matters too. Treatments available for most of these problems. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sterility?

None: People often use the term sterile meaning infertile. Infertility may be treatable. Cause is determined by performing a comprehensive personal history, family history followed by a physical exam. If nothing is found, then imaging studies may be done to find structural damage. Hormone levels are tested in men and women. Men receive sperm analysis. Women are checked for ovulation. ...Read more

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How can men combat sterility?

How can men combat sterility?

See a REI specialist: See a reproductive endocrinologist if you and your partner are trying to conceive, who may also refer you to a urologist. Tests for men with low sperm count include hormone testing: total testosterone, estradiol, lh, fsh, tsh, prolactin. Some need genetic testing. If we find hormone issues some guys get better sperm counts with Anastrozole (off-label use) or clomid (clomiphene). Hcg & fsh shots are used rarely. ...Read more