Low sperm count

I have a low sperm count and at 45 is there still hope?

Our Expert's Answer

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A low sperm count does not mean that you will not be able to father a child. ICSI (Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection), a technique which injects one sperm into the egg, was devised to help men in your position. It is a very successful form of treatment.