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Oligospermia condition - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   yesterday i under went a semen analysis.
result is mentioned as oligospermia. what should i do next,planningto visit docter today before that want to have your opinion and treatment options available.and pros and cons of available treatment methods
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Oligopsermia is a condition where the sperm count is below average
User :   total volume was mentioned as 2.8 ml and sperm count as 42 million
Doctor :   well there are no medications to improve the sperm count
User :   what are the other options available
Doctor :   but for sure there are techniques where conception can be made successful
Doctor :   Are you married ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you planning for kids ?
User :   my wife is taking treatment for PCOD and doctor advised Litrozole for inducing ovulution
User :   this month after 3 month treatment
Doctor :   ok, How was the induction in her for last two months ?
User :   last 2 months she was put thru 2 cycles of tablets to regularise her period.only this month she is taking ovalution tablets and scan report says that she has good follicles this time
Doctor :   good , there are only nutritional ways to increase your sperm count but that take vary long time with uncertain results
Doctor :   the best technique you can successfully employ would be Artificial insemination of your concentrated semen
User :   weather 42 million enough for it
User :   can i go for a second semen analysis
Doctor :   its enough there are chances of conception but the chances are less and may need more attempts
Doctor :   yes, its always a better option to rule out lab differences , get it repeated in another better lab
User :   can i try artificial insemination in this cycle itself as she is already tasking ovulution tablets
User :   how long doesit take is it a surgical procedure
Doctor :   yes, you can try that this cycle
Doctor :   no , its a very simple procedure
Doctor :   needs only a day for the same
Doctor :   your sperm will be taken in the morning processed ( concentrated taking good quality sperm ) and injected into her uterus through vagina
Doctor :   there are very good results in such procedures , and is almost natural as the fertilization occurs in the uterus itself
User :   any fertility clinic in north bangalore?
Doctor :   yes, i do know one which is very good
User :   please suggest the same
Doctor :   i have personally seen better results in clients of mine there
User :   that is great? i will consult them and hope for the best
User :   thanks for your valuable time and advice
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
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