Sperm count in your ejaculate can vary all through your life. A healthy sperm amount is often necessary for fertility. Oligospermia is a male fertility issue considered by a low sperm count. Many men with oligospermia have typical ejaculations; some ejaculation problems may reduce sperm count. Other men with oligospermia may have no problem with conception, despite the low sperm numbers. Low sperm counts decrease the chances you can conceive naturally with your partner. Many men with oligospermia are able to fertilize their partner’s egg, despite lower sperm numbers.
Ask your doctor about techniques or strategies that might help improve your chances of conception. Treatment can improve sperm numbers and quality. Medications, including antibiotics, treat infections and inflammation. Treatment may prevent greater sperm count drops. A variety of medications, injections, and lifestyle changes can restore hormones to a healthy level. When hormone levels recover, sperm numbers may improve.