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Dr Eric Daiter has served Monmouth and Middlesex Counties of New Jersey as an infertility expert for the past 20 years. Dr. Daiter is happy to offer second opinions (at the office or over the telephone) or new patient appointments. It is easy, just call us at 908 226 0250 to set up an appointment (leave a message with your name and number if we are unable to get to the phone and someone will call you back).


"I always try to be available for my patients since I do understand the pain and frustration associated with fertility problems or endometriosis."


"I understand that the economy is very tough and insurance companies do not cover a lot of the services that might help you. I always try to minimize your out of pocket cost while encouraging the most successful and effective treatments available."

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Abnormal Sperm: Pituitary Causes

The pituitary causes for abnormalities in sperm include

* (1) Pituitary tumors

Excess prolactin or growth hormone can result in sperm abnormalities, although the mechanism has not been well worked out in the male. Pituitary LH or FSH secreting tumors are more common in men than in the female and may result in spermatogenic dysfunction.

* (2) Excessive circulating prolactin concentration

This is associated with impotence (abnormalities in erection and ejaculation) rather than abnormal spermatogenesis

* (3) Pituitary damage

Hemorrhage or thrombosis around the pituitary gland can result in a deficiency of the gonadotropins (FSH and LH) as well as the other pituitary hormones (ACTH, prolactin, TSH, growth hormone). Adrenal insufficiency in this context can be life threatening.

* (4) Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism

These are not clearly associated with male factor infertility. Thyroid disease also is not as common in the male as it is in the female.

* (5) Hemochromatosis

A rare condition in which excess circulating iron overloads the pituitary gland with iron deposits to cause an isolated gonadotropin (FSH or LH) deficiency and possible gonadal atrophy (in up to 60% of men with the disorder)


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