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What is the duration for first sperm production while undergoing treatment for Spermatogenesis?
Question: hi, i am having Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism due to hormone deficiency, i am having nil sperm count due to this, i am taking HCG (5000) and FSH (75IU( injection for 2 times per week for sperm production, i not having any other sexual problem, now the injections course three months over, what is the normal time for first sperm production during this treatment,
Brief Answer: 74 days... Detailed Answer: Hello, Spermatogenesis is the sequence of events in which the spermatogonia are transformed into mature spermatozoa. Complete maturation of the human spermatozoa require approximately 74 days. Therefore the injections results will take minimum of 74 days for it's effects to be seen. You may discuss with your treating doctor and plan for repeat semen analysis now. Your doctors can plan subsequent treatment accordingly. Hope this information will be helpful for you. Further any question I will reply in follow up. Good luck. Dr. HET
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