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Suffering from infertility. Test shows asthenoteratzoospermia

Hi Sir I am a 54 year old man suffering with infertility . Recent test show asthenoteratzoospermia. findings are as under. volume 2 mi abstinence days 4 sperm count 0000 /ml Motility Rapid progressive 8 percent slow progressive 20 percent non progressive 45 percent Immotile 27 percent Sperm morphology Normal;forms 2 percent Head deffects 49 % midpiece & neck deffects 45 % Tail deffects 4 % Teratozoospermia Index 1-8 Appearance Translucent Odour Seminal Liquification 30 minutes Viscosity normal Debris Heavy Round cells 2.0000 /ml Epithelial cells normal Erythrocytes Absent Bacteria/ protozoa Absent Agglutination Tail to Tail My first wife age 45 years second wife age 24 years. My name is Guhram Jamali e-mail YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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Hello Guhram Jamali,

Thanks for your query,

Asthenozoospermia refers to reduced sperm motility.
Teratozoospermia refers to presence of sperm with abnormal morphology .
Asthenoteratozoospermia is the combination of two.

It is one of the major causes of infertility or reduced fertility in men.

Treatment would be:
1. Antiestrogens which shown to be effective in the treatment of teratospermia.
2 ICSI.( injecting sperm directly into the egg)

Even with severe asthenoteratozoospermia, microscopy can still detect the few sperm cells that have a "normal" morphology, allowing for optimal success rate.

So please do not panic,
Avoid alcohol and smoking,
Have healthy diet with plenty of fruits.
Exercise moderately.

wish you good luck,
Dr Nilofer
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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