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Will I need to take a sperm count test (for wife's infertility)?
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
In all couples not getting pregnant after a year or more trying, the male partner should get a semen analysis; 40-50% of these men have a sperm issue, ranging from mild to severe sperm problems.
About half the time the sperm issue is the only problem, and the other half have male and female factors together, like blocked tubes or low egg supply. If your test is normal you don't need much else.

In brief: Absolutely
In all couples not getting pregnant after a year or more trying, the male partner should get a semen analysis; 40-50% of these men have a sperm issue, ranging from mild to severe sperm problems.
About half the time the sperm issue is the only problem, and the other half have male and female factors together, like blocked tubes or low egg supply. If your test is normal you don't need much else.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It takes a certain amount of good quality sperm to make a baby, and at least half the time there can be a male fertility problem. You should be checked too.

In brief: Yes
It takes a certain amount of good quality sperm to make a baby, and at least half the time there can be a male fertility problem. You should be checked too.
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes always
Fertility is a "team sport"! your wife will not get pregnant without your help or the use of donor sperm.
As the other physicians explained, men account for about 35-50% of the causes of infertility. About 35% of couples have multiple problems, among them - male and female fertility factors. Be on the "team" and get checked for efficient and accurate treatment.

In brief: Yes always
Fertility is a "team sport"! your wife will not get pregnant without your help or the use of donor sperm.
As the other physicians explained, men account for about 35-50% of the causes of infertility. About 35% of couples have multiple problems, among them - male and female fertility factors. Be on the "team" and get checked for efficient and accurate treatment.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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