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Want baby, sperm count low. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:this is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query XXXXXXX
User:me and my wife planned for a baby
User:but later after semen analysis
User:i cam to know that my sperm count is just 1lakh/ml
User:doctor said count is very less and it doesnt help to father a baby
Doctor:I am sorry on that XXXXXXX
User:how do i go about this
Doctor:let me tell you a few things
Doctor:The count is definitely low
Doctor:It has to be 20million per 2ml
Doctor:It is low in your case
Doctor:quit smoking if you do
Doctor:Avoid alcohol
User:i dont have any kind of such habits
Doctor:That is good
User:i dont even eat non-veg
Doctor:There are many medicines that are available especially ayurvedic medicine
Doctor:These are not proven to be effective clinically
Doctor:Is there any other pre-existing medical illness in you?
User:ya i was epileptic
User:but now i dont get any seizures
Doctor:I am sorry on that
User:but i am continuing the medicines
Doctor:Are you on medications?
User:as per the doctor's prescription
Doctor:Milk is a very good product to help in spermatogenesis
Doctor:Consuming a glass of milk everyday will help you
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Is this the first time you have got the semen analysis done?
User:2 time
User:later i consulted a XXXXXXX with the report
User:he suggested list of 11 tests to be done
User:i did the same
User:after reviewing all the reports he confirmed better to go for ICSI
User:but he also said that the chances in ICSI is also non promisabe
User:so i dont know what to do
Doctor:It would be wise to go ahead with ICSI now, rather than waiting for sometime
Doctor:I would suggest you to go for it
User:but even there chances are very less it seems
Doctor:Even if it fails first time, it will definitely succeed in 2 to 3 attempts
Doctor:No, it is not like that
User:but i heard it i very expensive
Doctor:It would cost you 1 lakh to 1.5 lakhs
User:for one attempt?
Doctor:For the total treatment cost
User:let me think about it
Doctor:Take a firm decision
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Do not worry
User:can u suggest some good foods which will increase the sperm count
Doctor:You will be blessed with a child soon
Doctor:As I was telling you milk is an excellent source
User:i heard oyster is very XXXXXXX food to increase sperm count
User:is it true?
Doctor:Yes, it is also effective in spermatogenesis
User:ok, will take a decision
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