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HEALTHLINE :LOW SPERM COUNT

DEFINITION: Low sperm count means that the fluid {semen} you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal. A low sperm count is also called, in medical parlance, oligospermia. A complete absence of sperm is called azoospermia. Your sperm count is considered lower than normal if you have fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen. SYMPTOMS The main sign of low sperm count is the inability to conceive a child. In some cases, an underlying problem such as an inherited hormonal imbalance or a condition that blocks…

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MEN CONCEIVED THROUGH IVF MAY INHERIT FATHER’ S FERTILITY PROBLEMS

Men conceived through intracytoplasmic sperm injection – a form of fertility treatment – may have poorer sperm quantity and quality than those conceived naturally. This is the conclusion of the first ever analysis of young men who were conceived through the procedure in the early 1990s. Researchers suggest men conceived through ICSI may inherit their father’s fertility problems. Study co-author, Prof. André Van Steirteghemat and colleagues – from the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Belgium – publish their findings in the journal Human  Reproduction….

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WHO IS AN INFERTILE COUPLE?

A couple may need to seek help if they fail to achieve pregnancy, having lived together for about one year with adequate and unprotected sexual intercourse. Adequate sexual intercourse means about 2- 3 times of sexual intercourse per week. However, in some cases you may not need to wait until one year before seeking help. For examples, if the woman is already of age (e.g more than 35 years) before marriage, if she has never been pregnant in her life despite regular sexual intercourse or she has some conditions that…

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FIBROID

INTRODUCTION A lot of women are scared about the outcome of surgeries of any kind. Women in their reproductive years who are plagued by fibroid seek either new or harmless solution available. The fear of undergoing surgery has forced many women to patronise traditional healers who advocate the use of herbs which they say shrink the fibroid and can cause it to be passed out during menstruation. Orthodox medical practitioners are opposed to this school of thought but rather strongly believe that surgery is the conventional and preferred way available…

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