Low Sperm Count

Low sperm count is a condition where there is a decreased amount of sperms in the semen of men. Low sperm count is caused due to various reasons, such as radiation exposure, hormonal imbalance, varicocele, undescended testicles, obesity, and infections. Low sperm count can be treated by avoiding stress, heavy metal exposure, taking medications under the doctor's prescription, and maintaining a healthy weight.

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How to increase sperm count?

Query: Hi doctor, My sperm count is low; it has dropped from 18 million to 3 million within a period of five months time. I have been diagnosed with bilateral varicocele. I have consulted three urologists. The first doctor advised me to go for ART (artificial reproductive technology) second one prescribed...  Read Full »


Dr. Gopinath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I am aware that you are suffering from severe oligozoospermia (oligospermia). After four days of abstinence, please repeat the semen analysis. Even after repeating the tests, if the sperm...  Read Full »

Can I father a child with one testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old. I have only one testicle by birth. Can I become a father? Please find my attached semen analysis report. I have few clarifications in my reports. My sperm count is 16 million/cumm, is it normal? I read on internet normal sperm count is above 20 million. My pus cell is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gopinath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Presence of one testis is sufficient to father a child. However, you have mild oligospermia (low sperm count). You can take tablet Oligocare twice a day for three months and repeat semen test after three months. Kindly get examined for locating the other testis. It needs ...  Read Full »

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