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See urologist : Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Raises Testosterone: Clomiphene works essentially the same way in both women/men; in women, it binds to receptors in the brain (hypothalamus and the pituitary gland) to increase the production of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) & luteinizing hormone (LH). These hormones act on the ovarian follicles to induce egg development &ovulation. In men, the increase in FSH leads to increase itestosterone & sperm. ...Read more
Male infertility: Clomid (clomiphene) is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. In certain males it can increase the production of lh and fsh by the pituitary gland which then stimulates the testicle to produce more testosterone. The testosterone produced by the testicle can then increase male secondary sexual characteristics such as facial hair. Clomid (clomiphene) is not used very often to treat male infertiilty. ...Read more
Most likely both: There is hyperstimujlation at times witrh increased pituitary hormones causing a serious problem in occasional women wishing to become pregnant ...Read more
I'm a 41 yr old healthy male. I am considering taking Clomid (clomiphene) to boost my Testosterone is this better than testosterone injections?
Yes, you may, but...: First, decide if you really need boosting testosterone level by a clinical comprehensive assessment + physical exam, especially on testes + timely testing T-level with LH with.without FSA at least. Second, select one of three options among doing nothing, T-injection or T-gel, and Clomid (clomiphene). So, ask doc timely so to deduce right Dx for right Rx & care. ...Read more
Take Clomid (clomiphene) befor1year.test result-Prolacting18.99ng/ml,TSH3.24ulU/ml,T41.30ng/dl & husband sperm test normal(6yers try4baby)IUI or IVF suit for me?
6y no baby: I would say after 6y of trying that you should have IVF. IUI can be tried, but less likely to work. You state you have been pregnant before, but if you can't sustain pregnancy pregnancy due to uterine factors, then your only option may be surrogate. See a fertility specialist regarding all these possibilities. ...Read more
Does LH surge for ppl on clomid (clomiphene).Took Clomid (clomiphene) frm cd2-6, tday at cd12 no LH surge yet.Having tingling sens around nipples.How egg burst out on clomid (clomiphene)?
I'm 29 ttc 2years ago,2nd course clomid (clomiphene), (clomiphene)a cyst1,7cm on left ovary.Which day is the best to start clomid (clomiphene)?2-6,3-7,5-9??
No big difference: Studies show pregnancy rates are identical starting cc on cd 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. The main difference is starting later its less likely to have a persistent cyst from the past cycle. For patients not monitored by ultrasound cd 5 may be a better choice, with monitoring it makes little-to- no difference. ...Read more
Testosterone: Testosterone is higher in AM than PM. 317 in the afternoon is probably normal. In the AM, a value of 317 is borderline. Low T can be from obesity, many medications, elevated prolactin, etc. See your doctor, but do not jump into testosterone treatment without a thorough workup. There are many side effects from testosterone overtreatment. ...Read more
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Could male taking clomiphene for years have attenuation
of endogenous LH production from pituitary?
Unknown: There are no good long term studies looking at the safety of testosterone or clomiphene in men. However, clomiphene works in a more "natural" way to increase testosterone levels, and therefore may be safer. You should always do multiple baseline tests for testosterone, and have clear cut symptoms associated with testosterone deficiency before starting either medication. ...Read more