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Posted by: MYSELF | 2006/07/20

TERATOZOOSPERMIA

What does the term teratozoospermia mean and can the person with this be able to have children? What causes it and how can it be treated?

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Dear Myself

Teratozoospermia implies an abnormally large percntage of abnormal sperm . However, this does not mean that a person with a such a problem cannot conceive or father a child.
It all depends on the percentage of abnormal forms that are present and if this could be made availble to me I would more than happy to offer you further advice.

In general, a morhology of less than 15% is regarded an abnormal and percentage normal sperm below 8% would indicate a need for assited reproduction such as IVF or ICSI if the percenatge normal forms are below 3%.

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