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The main sign of low sperm count is difficulty getting someone pregnant (conceiving).

The main test for low sperm count is a semen analysis test, which checks the amount of sperm in a sample of your semen.

Things you can do that may help improve low sperm count include drinking less alcohol, losing weight if you're overweight and not smoking.

If you have a low sperm count and you and your partner are struggling to conceive, treatments include IVF or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

Low sperm count is when there's a low amount of sperm in your semen. It can make it harder for you and your partner to get pregnant (conceive).

Page last reviewed: 26/01/2024
Next review due: 26/01/2027