If you have been trying hard to conceive but have been unsuccessful , there is possibility that you might have a low sperm count, that is your semen contains less sperms than the normal amount. Also called oligospermia, a person is said to have low sperm count when he has fewer than 15 million sperms per millilitre of semen. However, it is also true that many men with a low sperm count are also able to have children. Certain infections can interfere with sperm production. Medications that cause ejaculatory problems, cancers and tumors, surgery, undescended testicles, hormonal imbalances, defects in the tubules that transport sperm, certain chromosomal defects, etc. Sperm production in humans depends on the temperature of the testicles. It is the scrotum which regulates the temperature of the testes.
Low sperm count: what are the causes, symptoms and treatment?
Low sperm count - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Sep 18, Low sperm count means that the fluid semen you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal. A low sperm count is also called oligospermia ol-ih-go-SPUR-me-uh. A complete absence of sperm is called azoospermia.
What are the best ways to increase sperm count?
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