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Reduced sperm count. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Testicle Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi, ive been wanting to ask a doctor about my partners low sperm count
Doctor :   Ok
User :   his sperm count is 13 million and i havant fallen pregnant and we have been trying for a year now
Doctor :   Can you mention your husband's age and the exact count?
User :   he is 21 years old, the exact count is 13 milion per ml with low motility at 20%
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does he have any problems like Varicocele?
User :   we brought speramax from the internet which says sperm will increase
Doctor :   Did he undergo a check up by an infertility expert or a Urologist?
User :   im not sure ive read about varicocele, i know he has a small lump on one testical
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no they havant given him a check up, im not sure he will go for one (male pride)
Doctor :   He needs to be evaluated for that lump as these could sometimes lead to the low sperm count
Doctor :   Then he can try to follow some tips like
User :   he has had this lump since he was young he did se a doctor and they left it
Doctor :   Having sex on a regular basis
Doctor :   at the time of yout ovulation
Doctor :   High body temperatures have been shown to decrease sperm production
Doctor :   Saunas, hot tubs, hot weather, tight fitting pants and

Doctor :   sitting with a laptop for long have been known to cause
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