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4 Causes Of Azoospermia And Its Treatment!

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Dr. Anuj Sharma 92% (807 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (FIAGES), Fellowship in Sexual Medicine
IVF Specialist, Meerut  •  16 years experience
4 Causes Of Azoospermia And Its Treatment!

Fertility is one most important biological medium via which a man is able to make a woman pregnant. When the sperm of the man, reaches the female egg, they fertilize and produce a new living being. But not everyone is capable of doing so.

Many men face different fertility problems and dysfunctions which does not allow them to fertilize their partner and fail to make them pregnant. Both Azoospermia and Oligospermia are problems related to the male fertility. Due to these two dysfunctions, a man can forever remain infertile.

What is Azoospermia/ Oligospermia?
Both the above mentioned male dysfunctions involve the release of semen without the presence of any sperm. Some people also refer to them as an issue of male fertility which is signified by the very low sperm count.

Even though the other aspects of a sexual life may be absoTesticular Sperm Aspirationlutely fine like getting an erection, orgasms and also produce ejaculation but the semen does lot consist of any sperms. Therefore, as a result of this dysfunction, your partner cannot conceive.


So many people choose to diagnose the problem but there is no particular success rate that you will be revived.

Causes Of Azoospermia/ Oligospermia
There are several reasons because of which both of these male fertility dysfunctions can occur. Here are some of the most important of them.

  • If a person suffers from enlarged veins in the man's scrotum, then the temperature rises in the area and it hampers sperm count significantly.
  • Any kind of Sexuay Transmitted Disease (STD) will cause the male reproductive system to go weak and hence sperm count reduces.
  • Any kind of severe injury to the penis or genitals can also damage the sperm count production or block the passage for safe sperm outflow.
  • Excessive intake of drugs or alcohol can also cause less production of sperm.


These were the important causes of Azoospermia/Oligospermia and therefore check for the symptoms which match and consult a doctor immediately.

Treatment And Diagnosis For The Problem

  • In such a scenario you must follow some important steps which will help you overcome this condition effectively. Here are some of the techniques.
  • In case of an inflamed vein or other blockages in the genital area, proper therapy and exercise will be conducted which will help you get relief from the problem over time. Frequent sexual intercourse will also help you to get more chances of conception.
  • In case of a disease or infection, proper medication will help you to get out of the situation with ease. Proper lifestyle, staying healthy and eating healthy will help you to increase the sperm production by significant levels.
  • Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA) and Testicular Sperm Aspiration (TESA) are very helpful in using sperms of obstructive azoospermia, and a major chunk of azoospermic are obstructive.
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