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Sperm (Overview)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order to produce a baby.


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Very little sperm?

Very little sperm?

Need testing: If you low sperm count, you need an evaluation to determine the cause. It may be a hormonal problem, obstruction, or failure of the testicles to make sperm. Routine blood tests will help identify the cause.

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Sperm (Overview)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order to produce a baby.


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How does sperm die?

How does sperm die?

Sperm death: Well, this is got to be one of the more unusual questions here. I'm wondering in what context you want to know. Sperm, like any living tissue requires some sort of "food or energy" to survive. We also have to remain in some form of solution and not dry out. There are formulas and chemicals that can kill sperm. Here's something you can read. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/spermicide.

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How is sperm counted?

How is sperm counted?

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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Is thick sperm normal?

Is thick sperm normal?

It can be: The viscosity or thickness of semen depends on the number of recent ejaculates as well as the hydration status of the patient. Several ejaculates within a small amount of time will increase the thickness and decrease the volume.

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How to increase sperms?

How to increase sperms?

Lifestyle: Seek urological evaluation. No alcohol. No recreational drugs. Boxer shorts. No steroids. Review any prescription meds with the doctor. On line there's a supplement called proxeed which may help.

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How long does sperm live?

Awhile: Sperm typically lives 3-4 days in the reproductive tract in the cervical mucus but there are reports of it living up to 10 days. Sperm only lives in the vagina for 4-6 hours and has to get into the cervical mucus to survive.

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What's the life of sperms?

Sperm: Sperm are known to survive for five days inside of the female and remain healthy enough to cause pregnancy.

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Is it ok to consume sperm?

Is it ok to consume sperm?

Yes: Sperm is primarily made from protein with a little sugar and salt. It is not harmful when ingested, although their have been individual reports of some allergic type reaction. Some alternative medicine sites suggest health benefits, although these claims may be more humorous than serious in nature. Some diseases can also be shared with eating sperm.

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How do I enrich my sperms?

How do I enrich my sperms?

?: Do you mean improve your sperm count? Have you had a semen analysis, do you need to?

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Why do I have clear sperm?

Semen: Semen can have all kinds of different appearances based upon recent food, sex, medications or supplements, etc. Sperm are microscopic and cannot be seen by the naked eye.

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How can produce more sperm?

How can produce more sperm?

You can't: There is no certain way to improve sperm count. While environmental changes and nutritional supplements may offer some benefit, it is not likely the effect will be large enough to make a difference in your fertility. If there is a problem, be sure to see a fellowship trained fertility urologist. Most are not trained in infertility. Please check with a fertility center to know.

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Can I eat sperm of any men?

Can I eat sperm of any men?

Can vs. Should: Of course you can. The question is whether you should. Ideally, oral sex should be a love-making act and it would therefore make sense only to have sex with someone you love. Like genital sex, oral sex carries some risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease and so you should be careful with whom you have sex in order to reduce the risk.

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How long does sperm live 4?

How long does sperm live 4?

Sperm survival: Sperm can live for 48-72 hours in the female genital tract and can fertilize an egg if ovulation happens. Some reports show sperm living as long as 5 days (less likely).

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How long can sperm survive?

Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question.

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How to recover lost sperms?

How to recover lost sperms?

Gone forever: Just like the lost hairs that fall from the scalp each day, and like the lost skin cells that flake off of the entire body each day, the many sperm that come out of the penis each day are also lost and gone forever. There is no way to recover them, but what would a guy do if he saved them? The two exceptions are: freezing them in a sperm bank or starting a pregnancy (1 sperm "becomes" a baby).

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Is it healthy to eat sperm?

Safe: It will not harm you in any way; whether it's healthy is a matter of opinion.

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Are sluggish sperm healthy?

Are sluggish sperm healthy?

Sluggish sperm: Yes, probably. An old trick to improve sperm motility is caffeine + cough syrup about an hour before intercourse. It actually works!

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Does sperm survive on towel?

Does sperm survive on towel?

No: Sperm is very fragile and won't survive the stress of any environment outside of the body.