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What Will Urologists Do For Low Sperm Count
My urologist says that totiole motile sperm count matters more than individual perameters. Is this true? I have 53 million motile sperms is that good
Urologist wants me to get sperm count checked before scheduling reverse vasectomy. How does that process work?
Our urologist recommended clomid, (clomiphene) after he discovered left varicocele in my 41 yr old husband to improve sperm count. Proof that this improves 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
Low sperm count: First you need to know why do you have low sperm count. I suggest that you follow up with a specialist. ...Read more
Am taking Clomipine for low sperm count. How effective are they and what nature remedy can I use in additional to clomiphne?
Only Clomid (clomiphene) 3-4 mo: Guys may need to take Clomid (clomiphene) for at least 3-4 months to see the optimal effect, as it takes 90-108 or so days from the time a sperm is made until it is ejaculated. Clomid (clomiphene) comes in 50 mg tablets and the typical starting dose for a man is either 50 mg every other day or 25 mg daily. ~3 weeks after starting Clomid (clomiphene), he needs to check his FSH, LH, and testosterone levels...high T can decrease sperm ...Read more
Urology evaluation: Low sperm count can be caused by many different things. Have a urologist evaluates you and they may be able to prescribe medication such as Clomid (clomiphene) or high dose antioxidants to improve the situation. An evaluation may also reveal a varicose vein in the scrotum. ...Read more
What are the reasons for low sperm count and motility? And can we improve them how long does it take?
LOW SPERM: THE REASONS ARE MANY - LOW HORMONES, TIGHT UNDERWEAR, BADLY FORMED TESTIS ETC... YOU NEED TO HAVE A FULL EVALUATION TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE AND THEN TREAT ...Read more
Is it normal for a 50 year old male to have low sperm count and what is the cause and cure for low sperm count if any?
No: There are many reasons for a low count. A semen analysis is not very accurate. Therefore, any time there is a low count the first thing to due is repeat the test. If the count remains the same there are treatments based on how low the count is. Also, it would be important to do a dna fragmentation test on the sperm to see if the sperm's dna is damaged. ...Read more
Pls what fertility medicine could you recommend for someone who has been tested for low sperm count and motility.
Here are some. ..: The most reasonable bid is follow up the care plan with the treating Doc so to consider other factors which may contribute to low sperm count and motility before acting since the info provided is not enough to draw conclusion for prescribing Rx. ...Read more
Masturbation: You provide a specimen, and it is processed and analyzed by a technologist. ...Read more
No it isn't: Sperm is produced by the testicles, pass through epididymis, vas deferens ; ejaculatory ducts into urethra just beyond bladder neck. Then sperm contained within semen pass down the urethra which will be curved more than usual if you have a bent penis, however, will not affect sperm count. Suggest you consult a urologist if bent penis is otherwise a problem. ...Read more
Hi dr. I am 30years. My semen analys is:volume:1.8, ph:7.8, sperm count per:20mil/ml, fast motility:35%, low:30%, abnormal morphology:30, w.B.S:4-6 hpf?
Semen analysis: Your sperm volume is borderline low, sperm count is low normal, your motility is low and your morphology is normal. If you are having an infertility problem which I guess is why you had the test, you may want to repeat the test and make sure that you collect the specimen completely into a sterile container and have it examined within an hour of collection. Abstain from intercourse for 48-72 hrs. ...Read more
See new studies: It may have an impact. Here are some articles about studies on the subject. Http://www. Dailymail. Co.uk/health/article-188394/cannabis-link-male-fertility. Html: http://news. Bbc. Co.Uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/ 3586115.Stm. ...Read more
Hi temperature: In most cases the cause of low sperm count is unknown. However, conditions that elevate groin temperature (varicocele, hot tub, placing portable computers on thighs) are the culprits. Taking testosterone for low libido can quickly shut down sperm production. Other causes include stress, high prolactin, and chromosome abnormalities and y deletion mutation (if concentration of <5 million/ml). ...Read more
Optimize health: Like most health related questions, fertility is linked to health in general. Avoid hot tubs, tight pants and long bike rides. Male anatomy is on the outside for a reason. A cooler temperature is optimal for sperm production. In the words of Michael Pollan, "eat food, not too much, mostly vegetables." That means you eat nutrients and avoid dyes and artificial processing that may affect fertility. ...Read more
Many causes: Stress and high scrotal temperature (by varicoceles) can decrease sperm count. Testosterone supplements taken for low libido can quickly suppress sperm production to zero. Rarely, y deletion mutation can be a factor. In many cases, the cause is unknown. Male fertility supplements do not help if sperm concentration is 10 million/ml or lower so please do not waste time using them. ...Read more
Get a Semen Analysis: Semen analysis is best done through a fertility clinic or urology office rather than a general medical testing lab. Home sperm tests are not very useful, and you can't tell by looking at your semen. If you're not trying to conceive assume you're fertile; if you and your partner are trying to conceive you should both see a fertility specialist (rei) for testing and individualized treatment. ...Read more
Possible with...: If potential underlying causes were suspected, such as varicocele, vas obstruction, etc., surgical correction can be done and may help. For idiopathic condition, empirical use of clomiphene for 6 months may be tried. Of course, female partner needs to be evaluated because female factors for infertility counts for 40% of times wholly and 20-30 % of times partially. ...Read more
Still possible: When a male has a low sperm count it is still possible to conceive. The likelihood though is less. ...Read more
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