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Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia, morphological grading subfertile, wife has PCOS. Baby?

Hi,My husband had a semen analysis done.The comments are as follows:marked oligoasthenoteratozoospermia.Morphological grading subfertile.My gyna is also treating me for PCOS .What does the test mean and what are our chances of having a baby?
Asked On : Fri, 23 Mar 2012
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Infertility Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for your query.

I have read your query & I understand your concerns.

From what you describe it appears to be a report of oligoastenoteratospermia ( low sperm count with decreased motility & morphology).

Minimum sperm count needed is 20 million per ml. Your counts are far less.

I advice you see an infertility specialist to get prescription for antioxidant medication to improve your sperm count.

With the present count only modality of conception is ICSI ( Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection). Please ask details from your infertility specialist about the ICSI procedure and other forms of ART.

PCOS in your wife is not a problem to conceive.

All the best.

I hope I answered your query. I will be available for any followup queries you have.


Dr.Mahesh Koregol
IVF & Infertility Specialist.
Answered: Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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