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. .

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What causes low sperm count?

Many things. Poor health (obesity), smoking, high alcohol or drug use, exposure to reproductive toxins at work or at home, high heat, varicocele, genetic abnormalities, infections, ... The list goes on and on. I hope this helps! Read more...
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...

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...

What causes a low sperm count?

Many factors. A low sperm count can result from hormonal abnormalities resulting in decreased sperm production, anatomic abnormalities such as blocked ejaculatory ducts or strictures in the urethra which can physically reduce semen volume, surgeries/medications that can result in retrograde ejaculation thus decreasing semen volume, and primary testicular failure. See a urologist to help define the problems. Read more...

My hubby has low sperm count of only 300, 000. His blood test showed a raised level in gonatrophin. Is that what's causing his low sperm count?

No. The gonadotropin is probably high as the body's way of trying to correct something-or-other that's amiss with one of the steroid sex hormones, something in the testosterone family. Hoping the two of you are able to conceive if that it your wish, or that you will be able to adopt or otherwise become involved in nurturing children in your community. There's a huge need. Best wishes. Read more...

What abused substances cause low sperm count?

Cigarettes. The best data appears to be that cigarette smoke decreases sperm count and quality somewhat in men with known varicoceles (varicoces veins of the testicles). Marijuana and alcohol have been suggested but in my clinical practice their effects are limited except at very high usage levels. Read more...
Various. Commonly opioid substances, alcohol to name some as they inhibit CRF in the brain and decrease testosterone. This in the process also causes decreased libido. Read more...

What are the causes of low sperm count.

Low sperm. The main cause is failure of the testicle to produce sperm for unknow reasons, other reasons are hormonal failure, a varicocele, rarely an obstruction to the vas or ejaculatory ducts. Read more...