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Can it be the sperm that causes misscariage ?..I had two and i don't know why everything is ok except hypothyroid and i take the right eltroxin dose ?

Can it be the sperm that causes misscariage ?..I had two and i don't know why everything is ok except hypothyroid and i take the right eltroxin dose ?

Yes but less likely: Most miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities in the embryo. Most of those are caused by problems with egg but some come from genetically abnormal sperm. You should consider asking your gyn or ferility doctor for a recurrent miscarriage work up. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...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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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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I have a low sperm count what is the solution?

I have a low sperm count what is the solution?

See urologist : There are several causes for having a low sperm count (hormonal problem, testicular failure, pituitary tumor, varicocele, medication, genetic, unexplained, etc.). Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of a low sperm count. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more

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What color is sperm if someone has a low sperm count?

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What color is sperm if someone has a low sperm count?

Clearer: The presence of sperm gives semen its characteristic milky white color. In men who had vasectomy, their semen appears clear. Thus, the lower the sperm count, the clearer the semen would appear. A complete semen analysis will yield a more accurate answer. ...Read more

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What percentage of sperm count constitue low sperm count?

What percentage of sperm count constitue low sperm count?

Standard: A density of 14 million sperm per cc with a motility of 40 to 50 % is considered normal based on most recent who ppublication. Keep in mind that normal parameters are on a bell curve with most people being able to conceive with a normal count. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for a low sperm count?

What is the remedy for a low sperm count?

Do you need to?: If your counts are already in the normal ranges you probably can't, and don't need to improve them. If any of 5 parameters is low, which requires a semen analysis, talking with a md familiar with this will be your most efficient and effective plan. ...Read more

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What, if any, are signs of azoospermia (low sperm count)?

What, if any, are signs of azoospermia (low sperm count)?

None: Sperm is microscopic. Sperm is ejaculated in a liquid called semen. There's no way to know if there are sperm in semen unless an analysis is done to check under a microscope. I hope this helps! ...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