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What is a medication for low sperm count?

What is a medication for low sperm count?

TESTOSTERONE not ok: Many men with low sperm counts are found to have low testosterone. While there are many advantages to recommending testosterone replacement sperm count and fertility are not one of them. In fact, testosterone replacement will suppress FSH levels and over time sperm production may cease entirely. If you desire fertility, please seek out a urologist trained in fertility medicine or an rei md. ...Read more

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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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My husband has a low sperm count, are there any ways inorder to have a normal sperm count? What are the best thing to do? Are they any medications?

My husband has a low sperm count,  are there any ways inorder  to have a normal sperm count? What are the best thing to do? Are they any medications?

See a specialist: There are a number of factors that can result in a low sperm count. In a male with a low sperm count a thorough history, physical examination, and repeat semen analysis can be very helpful. Many times the physician will also order hormone levels to further evaluate testicular function. Evaluation by an infertility specialist is important. Best wishes. ...Read more

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We my partner and I have been trying for a baby for over a year. My gp, told me that i probably have a low sperm count due to my medications.

We my partner and I have been trying for a baby for over a year. My gp,  told me that i probably have a low sperm count due to my medications.

Fertility: It is going to be hard to get a specific answer for you since we do not know what medications your doctor was referencing. But, their advice is probably correct given they know the full story. But, after one year i think it may be time to get to a fertility clinic so the both of you can be fully tested and the problem fleshed out. ...Read more

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Can past drug use (I.e. intravenously) cause permanent low sperm count Even if you have been sober for a number of years?

Can past drug use (I.e. intravenously) cause permanent low sperm count Even if you have been sober for a number of years?

Not likely, unless..: For average men, the expected drug effect onto spermatogenesis should fade since body has its strong inherent self-healing and remodeling ability. Besides, do not worry about something unknown or uncertain beyond your control, but focus on what you can do now. To delve into more life reality, go to http://formefirst.com/MustReadNotes.html & http://formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. Best.. ...Read more

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Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?

Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?

Usually no: In most cases, low counts are non reversible, and steps such as ivf must be taken to overcome such low numbers. However, you should be thoroughly evaluated, as about 10% in this position may have a reversible cause. ...Read more

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Ttc for a year. Been prescribed clomid (clomiphene). Ovulate every month so what benefits will i gain trying this drug? Partner has low sperm count.

Ttc for a year. Been prescribed clomid (clomiphene). Ovulate every month so what benefits will i gain trying this drug? Partner has low sperm count.

??????: Sounds like they need to work with your partner. Clomid (clomiphene) can be given to men too. Just guessing but maybe the thought is if you have multiple eggs at once with low sperm you will have a better chance of conception ...Read more

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What is the medication about to increase sperm count?

What is the medication about to increase  sperm  count?

HCG & clomiphene: Injectable HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) directly stimulates sertoli cells in testes to produce sperm. Clomiphene tricks pituitary into producing more fsh to stimulate sertoli cells to produce more sperm. Both HCG & Clomiphene can also increase testosterone production (so it's illegal per wada). Talk to your reproductive endocrinologist if you're concerned about fertility issues. 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 are the best medications, foods, methods, etc. to boost sperm count?

Male fertility: In terms of drugs, avoid taking them (especially marijuana). Stress, smoking, and alcohol also decrease sperm counts, so reduce stress, do not smoke and avoid alcohol. Wear boxers instead of briefs. Maintain a healthy weight, and avoid toxic exposures. A diet rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and zinc will also help. Examples include vegetables, fruits, berries, ginseng, seeds, walnuts, & asparagus. ...Read more

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After all the medications i put in my body, icould it affect my sperm count?

After all the medications i put in my body, icould it affect my sperm count?

Maybe: What are "all the medications" you put in your body? need to know the names, doses, and how long you've taken them. ...Read more

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My husband have 0% linear progression and 20% sperm count. How to improve it? And how much time it will take for medication process?

My husband have 0% linear progression and 20% sperm count. How to improve it? And how much time it will take for medication process?

Need consultation.: I am sorry to say that this is a very low sperm count. He needs to see a specialist in male fertility, usually a urologist, and try to find out why this is occurring. There are several forms of treatment, but which treatment to use depends largely on the diagnosis. Since it takes 90 days to produce new sperm, it will take at least several months to see improvement if the treatment is successful. ...Read more

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Which medications are really proven to cause testicle shrinkage and lower sperm count?

Testosterone,: Androsterone and Lupron (leuprolide) have been proven to cause testicular shrinkage. I believe reports of other medications causing shrinkage is purely anecdotal and not proven. ...Read more

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My partner has just started on medication to boost his sperm count. On average how long does it take to conceive once the meds start?

6-7 mos: On average, it takes 2-3 mos to make and ejaculate new sperm. On average, it takes 2 sperm cycles (4-6 mos) to conceive when sperm production is improved by a treatment. ...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 low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Multiple things: There can be a number of reasons for a low sperm count. The best thing to do is to talk to either a fertility specialist and/or a urologist for more information and testing. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Many possibilities: Including low testosterone, smoking, illegal drug use such as anabolic steroids, XS alcohol consumption, previous mumps, blocked vas deferens or ejaculatory duct, previous gonorrhea or chlamydia infections, retrograde ejulation, undescended testes now or bilateral undescended testes as a child, prolonged heat as in sitting in hot tub for a long periods and obesity. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Low sperm count: Many things. Could be infection, behavioral, hormone imbalance, smoking, clothing, your anatomy, etc. most men worried low sperm counts should have a few sperm counts, blood work, a full urologic exam and them likely more tests as these initial surveys indicate. ...Read more

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