A 25-year-old member asked:
What is a healthy sperm count?
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Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Total motile count: The best single sperm parameter is the total motile count (tmc), calculated by multiplying the volume, count, and motility. Any number over 20 million total motile sperm in the ejaculate is considered a good sample, though many men have counts well over 100 million.
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Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Combination: With sperm count, we look at a combination of things, such as volume, concentration, motility (percentage that move) and morphology (percentage that look normal). With latest guidelines, over 14 million/ml is considered normal as is > 40% motility and >4% morphology.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
How to have a healthy sperm ?
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Family Medicine 45 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
How is sperm counted?
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Urology 16 years experience
Under microscopy.: A semen sample is first prepared for microscopic analysis and then loaded into a chamber called a hemocytometer. Variations of this device are also used for blood cell counts. The device has a grid, and the number of spermatozoa in each grid is counted. Based on these counts, the total number of sperm can be calculated.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
How to have very very healthy sperms?
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General Surgery 56 years experience
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