Did you get these measured? However, most men who discontinue T supplementation have a return of normal sperm production within one year. Related articles anabolic steroids; hypogonadism; infertility; spermatogenesis; testosterone; testosterone replacement therapy; vasectomy reversal. Sara SDx January 20, at 6: Has he had a semen analysis done? Exogenous testosterone given alone reduces intratesticular testosterone and spermatogenesis with consequent oligospermia and sometimes azoospermia [ 7 , 14 — 17 ].
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More studies and tests need to be conducted to determine whether or not testosterone supplements led to permanent sperm production issues. Steroids are a confusing thing. Oxidative Stress and Male Infertility. Sugar and alcohol can also contribute to high estrogen. Is there any way that my wife can conceive? Let me know if you have more specific questions. The median time to recovery of spermatogenesis calculated from the beginning of the recovery phase was days.
Assessment of gonadotropin therapy in male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Sorry for the long delay. My concern is that will if affect my semen quality? Educating all doctors involved in the management of men with infertility on the correct effect of exogenous testosterone on spermatogenesis is important to address this misconception. I agree, everyone is different, this is particularly true with hormones.
Potential side effects include gynecomastia, weight gain, hypertension, cataracts, and acne. For the past two years we have been trying to conceive but have not succeeded. Has never taken testosterone. View at Google Scholar J. Outcomes of clomiphene citrate treatment in young hypogonadal men.