A complete absence of sperm from the fluid ejaculated during orgasm (semen).
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging always required
- Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
Azoospermia may occur because of an obstruction in the reproductive tract or inadequate sperm production.
This condition can cause male infertility.
Assisted reproductive technology may be used to achieve pregnancy. Sperm may be surgically extracted or provided by a donor for artificial insemination.
Common: More than 200,000 US cases per year
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Azoospermia (No Sperm Count): Types, Causes, Tests & Treatments
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Azoospermia | Johns Hopkins Medicine
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Azoospermia is the medical term used when there are no sperm in the ejaculate. It can be “obstructive,” where there is a blockage preventing sperm from ...
Semen Without Sperm: What Causes Azoospermia? - WebMD
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Men who don't have sperm in their semen have a condition called azoospermia. It happens to about 1% of all men and 15% of infertile men.
Azoospermia | Stanford Health Care
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Azoospermia (a-zoo-SPER-mee-ah) is a major cause of male infertility, when a man's ejaculate (semen) has no measurable sperm. Normally, the testicles in a ...
Azoospermia | UNC Department of Urology
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Azoospermia is a condition in which there is no sperm in the ejaculate. Azoospermia is present in 1% of men in the general population and in 15% of men with ...
Azoospermia: Treatment, Causes, Symptoms, and More - Healthline
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Azoospermia is the absence of sperm in your ejaculate. But depending on the type of azoospermia you have, it may be treatable — allowing you to have ...
Azoospermia (Sperm Production) - University of Utah Health
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Men with no sperm in their semen have a condition called azoospermia. The average man has 100–300 million sperm in his semen, but if there is no sperm, ...
Azoospermia - The Men's Clinic at UCLA, Los Angeles, California (CA)
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What is azoospermia? ... You may have been told that you have no sperm in your semen. That is called azoospermia. There are two broad categories of azoospermia:.