Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

183 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Are there any treatments for male infertility caused from spermatocele cyst removals?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

OBGYN

Practicing since :2001

Answered : 13335 Questions

default
Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2012 in Infertility Problem
Question: My husband is 27 and had a spermatocele cyst surgically removed around 5 years ago. We have been married for 3 years with 3 years of unsuccessful pregnancy. I am 27 myself and I actually have a 6 year old son from a prior marriage as well as had my fertility checked from top to bottom and was cleared positively to have children. I also had my egg morphology checked and a diagnostic, robotic surgery to check for further infertility issues with me and I am in the clear to have children. I have always thought it was my husband but he hasn't been checked beyond his post op for any infertility issues and from what I've read about his surgery there seems to be a great deal of infertility from them and thus we are proof. Three years and still not pregnant!! Are there any treatments out there for male infertility caused from spermatocele cyst removals and if not what are our options if any? What should we do from here?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 18 minutes later
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
After a spermatocele cyst removal, a semen examination needs to be done to detect any abnormal sperms or the sperm count.
Taking a Zinc, selenium, l-carnitine, vitamins C and E supplementation once daily for few months will help the sperm health.
The treatment depends on the assisted reproductive techniques will help you.
You need to consult an infertility specialist for further guidance.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Rakhi Tayal 34 minutes later
We already bought and used Fertile aid which states all the vitamins and supplements you suggested for over 6 months and still no luck! We are seeing a specialist in two weeks but I just want to know before we go that there are options out there since he had his surgery done to correct everything and help us aid in the conception of a child! If there is not is IVF available and if so we already have the money set aside, prepared and willing to do so but that was out lady option of course but do you know if there are other options for him if we have already tried everything else mentioned before we go through with IVF?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 18 minutes later
For a low quality sperms, ICSI and IVF both are helpful.
Please do not worry. In some cases only IUI with concentrated sperm sample is helpful. You do have options.
Best of luck.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  
Medical Procedures ,  
Lab Tests

Recent questions on  Infertility

doctor1 MD

Hi there a year ago I was producing stretchy cervical mucus during ovulation and also getting that left sided pain inabdomen. However recently during time I am to ovulate, I only get sore boobs.is there any fertility issues I can be worried about. I have had 3 abortions in the ppast.

doctor1 MD

hi im pooja from chennai. i had uti in december & february. i was taking some medicines for infertility. uti started soon after taking infertility drugs. in february it was worse. reports shows- pus cells-11-12hpf, epithelial cells 5-6hpf & rbc -5. i was treated with norfloxacin 400mg, citrakal and pyridium for 12 days. i was relieved. then after 1 month i took tests. rbc-nil. pus cells-6-8 hpf, epithelial cells-8-10hpf. i have backpain occasionaly. is it any serious condition?

doctor1 MD

I am a 38-year-old male, 6 ft in height and 87 kgs in weight. I had been diagnosed with moderate scalp Psoriasis in late 2007, after which I went in for homeopathic treatment for nearly a year. There was a some relief and I discontinued treatment in 2009. In 2010 I developed reddish Psoriatic rashes on my chest for which I have been under no specific medication. Now in 2011, a semen sample analysis was done for me in connection with efforts for my wife's conceiving a second child. The results showed male infertility with my condition being termed Oligo Asthena Teraspermia (OAT) which is essentially a negative on all three factors of male fertility. I happened to learn that immunological disorders like Psoriasis contribute to Male infertility in at least 10% of the cases. Is this true? And should I see a connection between my two conditions?

doctor1 MD

Hi, This is Vikas varshney. I have just analyze my Semen Analysis and i have the following Results. Quantity 1.5 ML ,colour: Greyish,Liquificatins time:30 minutes, PH:Alkaline,Viscosity: Normal,Total sperm count: 105 million, Motility: 55%,Morphogy: 60%,Pus Cells 8-10/HPF,Round Cells:occasional, Fructose : Present,M I Infertile Man? Or Fertile Can anyone Answer please. Thank you

doctor1 MD

I get a lower back pain which is excrucitating right after my cycle ends.its remians for 4-5 days. And have to take painkillers.Its very debiliating.The feeling is like something in stuck inside which is unable to come out.My lower portion gets...

doctor1 MD

My daughter, 30, no children has always had severe cramps and periods. Now, every two or three months, she almost passes out with pain, sweats profusely, turns white and freezing. I just witnessed this last night. How soon do I need to get her to...

doctor1 MD

hi doctor, i am 44 years old and my ivf is planned next month in XXXXXXX 2018. The Infertility specialist has suggested me to undergo Semen analysis and culture. The results of the HSA is as follows : VOLUME : 1.5 ML Total Count : 65 Million/ML...