Astheno Teratozoospermia

The chance of conception depends on the sperm count, morphology and motility. In this condition, there is poor sperm motility and abnormal morphology (shape) making the sperm unable to successfully fertilize an egg. This is a type of male infertility.

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I have been diagnosed with asthenozoospermia. Can I still become a father?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male married for five years. My wife and I are trying for a baby for the last two and a half years with no luck. My wife had gone for an HSG and other tests and her reports are all good. My semen analysis was fine too. We had gone for IUI thrice with no luck. Now, f...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As per your report, you have asthenoteratozoospermia. Also, your report shows pus cells. Now, I suggest the following:  Get a semen culture done to rule out an infection in the semen which may ...  Read Full »

Can we get pregnant through an IVF procedure if I have oligoasthenoteratozoospermia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attaching the test reports which my doctor had advised. Please have a look and let me know my condition.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I went through your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and you have evident oligoasthenoteratozoospermia. This means low count, slow-moving and, higher immotile sperms, and also they are morphologically defective sperms. More than one million l...  Read Full »

Is it possible to be fertile with astheno-teratozoospermia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-years-old male with a height of 173 cm and a weight of 84.5 kgs. I am trying for a baby for the past nine months. I recently did sperm analysis, and the impression is astheno-teratozoospermia. Can you please confirm for me if I can become a father naturally or not? The test rep...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the report shared by you. Many things affect the fertility aspects of a couple. Firstly stay safe from COVID-19 and the related stress. Your report is good for the sperm count, but motilit...  Read Full »

Should we opt for IUI or IVF?

Query: Hi doctor, We have been trying to conceive for the past one year. But, we are failing due to thyroid and low motility sperm issue. We had a medical test and required your opinion on the report. Please suggest whether we can go IUI or IVF. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your semen analysis report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is evident that you have astheno-teratozoospermia with chronic bacterial infection and it is the reason for poor motility and increased pus cells. You should ideally be taking a cours...  Read Full »

Why did my sperm count not increase even after taken Vigour tablets?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. It has been 11 years since I got married and have one daughter aged 9 years. My main concern is my wife is not getting pregnant. She is undergoing gynecology checkup. All her test reports are normal. I am much tensed at this moment. I think my sperm count is low and no...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reality of conception really does not depend on the amount of sperm ejaculated or the viscosity much as much as it would depend on the sperm count, its morphology and its motility. The Vigour tablets used were probably to take care of your decreased libido...  Read Full »

I have asthenoteratozoospermia. Will I be able to become a father?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old married man. I had cryptorchidism, and so had removal of testes in childhood. Now I am married. And recently I had gone for semen analysis, which shows asthenoteratozoospermia, the sperm count of 20 million and few pus cells. Will I be able to become a father or sho...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If both the testes were removed or a single one? Your sperm count is normal it should be more than 15 million, you have an infection, so do blood sugar PP and semen culture and sensitivity test. What is motility percentage? Meanwhile keep away from heat, chemical, sm...  Read Full »

My husband behaves weirdly in the bedroom. What is wrong with him?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married six months ago. My husband behaves weirdly in the bedroom. And he is using psychiatric medicine. Those are Limbitrol, Flutop 60, Prolol TR 40, Ventab plus from three months and Sildenafil too, but it is not effective.He keeps locking himself, avoids me, washing things re...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your husband is suffering from some psychiatric illness most probably an affective disorder. Semen analysis report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is suggestive of asthenospermia, that is, low sperm motility. But all these problems including erectil...  Read Full »

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