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What causes low sperm motility rate?

I went for soerm test last Monday and I was told that all my sperms are died,later it was suggested that I come back on Thursday which is today for another test and I went back as planned for the test and the result showed that almost half plus of the sperms are dead and the alive ones have slow movement rate. I need a recommended treatment to it please.
Tue, 4 Jun 2019
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Sexologist 's  Response
Hi,

Low sperm count can be sue to
1. Varicocele - Swelling of veins in testicle/scrotum
2. Infection - Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) or non-sexually transmitted diseases causing epididymitis, orchitis
3. Ejaculation problems – Drugs, retrograde ejaculation, lack of ejaculation due to diabetes, spinal injuries, and surgery of the bladder, prostate or urethra
4. Anti-sperm antibodies
5. Benign or malignant growth
6. Undecided testicles
7. Hormone imbalances
8. Celiac disease
9. Exposure to heavy metals or drugs, overheating of the scrotum
10. Alcohol & smoking
11. Food habits like increased soy food, junk food

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. S.R.Raveendran, Sexologist
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