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1

what is considered oligozoospermia?

<15 million sperm/mL

2

what is azoospermia?

abscence of sperm

3

how long does spermatogenesis take?

74 days

4

what medications effect spermatogenesis/

testosterone, finasteride, cimetidine, SSRIs and spironolactone

5

what medications effect motility?

sulfasalazine and nitrofurantoin

6

what anomaly can cause infertility?

varicocele

7

if patient has infertility, loss of libido, HA, visual disturbances, or galactorrhea what should you consider?

pituitary tumor

8

what are analyzed on semen analysis?

semen volume
sperm concentration
sperm motility
sperm morphology

9

what is required for semen analysis?

2 samples on 2 separate occasions 60 days apart

10

what do you do for abnormal sperm concentation?

LH, FSH, test, prolactin

11

if sperm concentration <10 million/mL or azoospermia what do you do?

genetic testing lookin for klinefelter