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Massachusetts Clomid Treatment for Men

If you are currently dealing with male infertility issues, Clomid treatment could effectively increase your testosterone levels and sperm count. The FDA has approved oral clomid for use in women who are unable to become pregnant, but a physician at our Connecticut office could also prescribe clomid as an infertility treatment for men. Call today to find out if you are a candidate for Massachusetts Clomid treatment for men.

How Clomid Works

Clomid is a brand name for generic clomiphene citrate. Clomid inhibits estrogen from interacting with an individual’s pituitary gland. If estrogen freely interacts with the pituitary gland, it could cause follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) levels to decrease.

As a result, testosterone levels could also decrease and ultimately reduce sperm production. Clomid helps increase FSH, LH, and testosterone in a man’s body.

It is vital for men to work alongside a qualified healthcare provider like Dr. Edward Jacobson at all stages of the Massachusetts Clomid treatment process to ensure the proper dosage. High quantities of Clomid could negatively impact cell motility and sperm count, so it is best to receive regular monitoring from a qualified professional.

Benefits of Treatment

Dr. Jacobson could prescribe Clomid off-label to treat male infertility issues, especially when low testosterone levels are detected. There are many factors which could contribute to infertility in males, such as:

  • Age
  • Obesity or overweight
  • Testicular injury
  • Frequent use of cigarettes, anabolic steroids, or alcohol
  • Medical conditions such as cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and other autoimmune conditions
  • Hormonal imbalance due to excess testosterone or estrogen levels or an ill-functioning pituitary gland
  • Cancer treatments requiring specific types of radiation or chemotherapy

Before prescribing Clomid treatment to male patients in Massachusetts, Dr. Jacobson would order a semen sample for analysis. The physician would use the sample to determine sperm count as well as assess cell movement and shape.

Potential Side Effects

Some male patients could experience certain side effects because of the hormonally induced changes during treatment. Potential side effects of Massachusetts Clomid treatment for men may include:

  • Acne
  • Irritability
  • Pectoral muscle tenderness
  • Acceleration of cancer growth if prostate cancer is already present
  • Alterations in vision due to the swelling of the pituitary gland

The side effects that could accompany Clomid treatment are usually reversible after the patient stops taking the medication. If someone starts to notice any of the side effects listed above during treatment, they should cease taking Clomid and speak with their doctor right away.

Dr. Jacobson may recommend alternative treatment options to deal with male hormone imbalance and fertility issues, such as anastrozole or human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). In cases where there is a blockage inhibiting the transportation of sperm, he could also recommend a procedure to correct the issue.

Learn More about Massachusetts Clomid Treatment for Men from a Doctor

While Clomid is generally used as a form of infertility treatment for women, men undergoing treatment could see a noticeable increase in sperm count and testosterone levels. It is essential to talk with a physician who is knowledgeable about Clomid treatment for men if you have concerns regarding male fertility. Call our Connecticut office today to find out if Massachusetts Clomid treatment for men is right for you.