A 27-year-old member asked:
What is a normal sperm count for a healthy 23-year-old man?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Urology 20 years experience
2-5 mL: Semen volume should be 2-5 ml (1/2-1 teaspoon), sperm counts should be at least 20 million per milliliter with 50% of the sperm swimming. Wide variation exists but 20 million is considered the minimum to father a child through intercourse.
6.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Viable sperm count: A semen analysis showing normal motile sperm in a count in excess of 20 million is sufficient in most cases to achieve pregnancy. If your count is less than this, fertility can be delayed . If lower, get a referral to see a urologist for an exam and potential treatment.
255 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about normal average of man sperm count?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Fertility Medicine 34 years experience
Normal sperm count: The semen analysis has 4 parameters of importance:
1) volume of ejaculate
2) # of sperm/ml of ejaculate
3) % motility (and it is important to rate the grade of motility on a scale of 0 - 4).
4) % normal morphology (according to the who strict criteria)
unless all these are taken into account, any assessment is meaningless.
Ideally, we like to see:
>1.0 ml x >60 million/ml x >50% grade 3 x >14%.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 30, 2018
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