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Read How Oligospermia affects Male Fertility

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Organic Oligospermia is a male fertility issue characterized by low sperm count.

Males are found to be solely responsible for 20-30% of infertility cases and contribute to 50% of cases overall. [1]

- Clinical Diagnosis required
- Professional Assistance highly recommended
- Symptoms may improve over time
- Can be developed, acquired, or infected

It also affects other aspects of sexual health; however, most cases are diagnosed due to the inability to conceive. For healthy functioning, 15 million per ml is the average sperm count, prescribed by WHO. Very severe cases may have any number between (0-5 mil/mL).

Causes

- Physical conditions like Varicocele or Retrograde Ejaculation. Other causes may be injury, tumors, surgeries.
- Chemical causes like exposure to pesticides; heavy chemicals; and heavy use of antibiotics, blood pressure medications, and beta blockers.
- Lifestyle issues like obesity, heavy alcohol, and drug use.
- It may be due to hormonal imbalance

Symptoms:

It is mainly characterised by the inability to conceive and issues related to sexual health.

Treatments

Self-care:
- Home remedies can be used to conceive like increasing the frequency of sexual intercourse and keeping track of ovulation

Medications:

- Medications may be prescribed for treating infections and inflammations. This can prevent further drop in the sperm count.
- Surgery can be used to treat conditions like Varicocele.
- Hormonal imbalance can be improved using lifestyle changes, injections, and medication.
- You can work with a fertility expert for understanding the alternatives to conceive.

Specialists:
Oligospermia can affect any male and its symptoms may increase with age, health risks, and other lifestyle changes. At mfine, we believe in listening to your problems and help you deal with all your problems in a systematic manner to achieve your overall well-being.

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Dr. Bharati Dhorepatil

Dr. Bharati Dhorepatil

DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Diploma in Gynaecology & Obstetrics, MBBS

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Dr. Chitra Ramamurthy

Dr. Chitra Ramamurthy

MD (OBG), Diploma in Reproductive Medicine

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Dr. Jyothi Lakshmi T.M.

Dr. Jyothi Lakshmi T.M.

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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31+ years exp

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Dr. S. Vyjayanthi

Dr. S. Vyjayanthi

MD, DGO, DNB, MRCOG, MSc - Embryology (UK), Sub-Specialist in Reproductive Medic...

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27+ years exp

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Dr. Anitha  B.R

Dr. Anitha B.R

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUH certified (Singapore)

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23+ years exp

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Dr. Srisailesh Vitthala

Dr. Srisailesh Vitthala

MD- Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sub-speciality accreditation in Reproductive Med...

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22+ years exp

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