Evaluation and Treatment of Poor Sperm Motility
Common Causes of Poor Sperm Motility in Infertile Men on semen analysis.
- Lack of frequent ejaculation.
- Urinary tract or STD infections.
- Reproductive tract obstruction
- Genetic defects.
Depending on the cause of poor sperm motility, specific treatment can be initiated. If there is an infection, specific treatment of infection is undertaken. Varicoceles can be treated with microscopic varicocelectomy. Certain supplements such as carnitine may be beneficial for some men with poor sperm motility. It is important to remember that it takes around 3 months for new sperm to be produced.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist in NYC. He specializes in sexual and reproductive issues that affect men. He helps men with infertility to achieve pregnancy. He is a specialist in interpreting semen analysis in men with infertility. He performs no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy under local anesthesia avoiding the risks of general anesthesia.