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is sperm viscosity related to sperm motility?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Can be: The more viscous the semen, the harder the sperm have to swim. Increasing fluids can decrease viscosity. Also make sure there's no semen infection.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What can I do to increase my sperm motility?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Lang
Urology 43 years experience
See a Urologist : Avoid drug use like marijuana. Avoid smoking. Be aware of environmental toxins.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What is the cure for slow sperm motility?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Avoid heat: Any time the testicles are hotter than 96-97 degrees (hot tubs, laptops), sperm motility suffers. Avoid heat sources, eat a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables to get antioxidants.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How to determine if you have low sperm motility at home?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Armen Kassabian
Urology 21 years experience
Unknown: I am not aware of any home testing for sperm motility. If there is inability to conceive in a couple after 12 months of continuous attempts, both partners should be evaluated by an ob/gyn and urologist, preferably specializing in reproductive endocrinology and male factor infertility, respectively.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it good to have really high sperm motility?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner answered
General Practice 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, if you're trying to have children, your sperm have a long swim ahead of them, and can use every advantage!
A 44-year-old member asked:

What is sperm motility?

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Dr. John Holden
Fertility Medicine 34 years experience
Sperm motility: Grading scale: 0 = no motion. 1 = some head or tail movement, but no forward progress. 2 = feeble forward progress, not likely fast enough to swim against the current through the fallopian tube. 3 = rapid forward progression 4 = frenzied swimming (rarely seen in human sperm).

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