Less sperm causes of infertility for men?Less sperm also known as oligospermia is one of the problems of infertility for men where husband ejaculate seminal fluid containing sperm count less than usual. It will reduce the chances of fertilization and pregnancy. Sperm count is considered lower than normal if he has less than 20 million sperm per milliliter of semen. However, many men with sperm problems still managed to become a father.
What is the problem about sperm?
- • late age, age 35 or older than
- • Use of alcohol, cigarettes and and drugs.
- • There is a genetic element that is not normal.
- • Overweight or underweight.
- • Have an infection cause testicular vessels are clogged.
- • Exposure to toxins and excessive radiation.
- • Hormonal imbalance.
- • Wear pants that are too tight
- • Have a vasectomy before.
- • Have a family history of infertility.
- • Have diseases including tumor growth and chronic disease.
- • is undergoing medical treatment such as surgery or radiation for cancer.
- • Taking certain medications.
- • Cycling for a long time, especially on a hard chair
What tests may be done to determine the sperm he has less problems?Tests that may be done include:
Semen analysis test• collected semen and sperm count is determined by examining semen under a microscope to measure the sperm count, movement, shape and presence klumping roughly. In most cases, some semen analysis test done in a short period of time to ensure accurate results.
Blood tests to detect signs of infection and hormonal problems• male hormones play an important role in sexual development and sperm production. Mungkiin doctor recommended a blood test to determine the level of testosterone and other male hormones that affect sperm count.
Culture fluid from the penis to see any possible infection.• A liquid sample taken from the penis and is analyzed in the laboratory to check for any possible infections.
What treatment can be conducted if determined to have less sperm problem?
• Treatment with drugs.
• Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
• Intracytoplasmic insemination (ICSI)