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Misdiagnosis of Oligospermia

Misdiagnosis of Oligospermia

A diagnosis of the oligospermia can easily be missed or delayed because a man can be unaware of the condition until he attempts to make a woman pregnant. Embarrassment and not being honest with the health care provider about specific symptoms, such as discharge from the penis, can also delay a diagnosis of an underlying sexually transmitted disease.

Because of these factors, it is important to have regular medical care throughout a lifetime in order to maximize the chances of early diagnosis and treatment....more about Oligospermia »

Oligospermia: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Oligospermia may include these medical conditions:

Oligospermia: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Oligospermia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Oligospermia

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated medical conditions that further reduce fertility. Some of these hidden causes include COPD, diabetes, thyroid disorders (overactive thyroid or underactive thyroid) and metabolic syndrome. See also other causes of infertility.

Oligospermia: Rare Types

Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Oligospermia or confirming a diagnosis of Oligospermia, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Oligospermia may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Oligospermia. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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