Low sperm count

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

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 12 years ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

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.