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Abnormal Sperm Infertility
Not always: Abnormal morphology should be investigated but many men initiate pregnancies with abnormal morphology. ...Read more
4.5 ml vol semen collection with 40% rapid 13% slow 42% immotile 5% nonprogressive and 95% abnormal. Motility is 300.2 sperm count 115.0. Infertile?
See your doctor: Typically 2-3 semen analyses are obtained over 3 months before any final conclusion is made regarding baseline quality and quantity. Commonly used values: volume>2.0 ml, ph 7.2-7.8, concentration >20 x 10^6/ml, motility >50%, morphology >30% with normal morphology, WBC <1 x 10^6/ml. Based on your values, fertility may be very challenging, but your doctor can help rule out causes, such as infection. ...Read more
Yes, here is...: A personal hx of impregnating any females in the past will suggest; otherwise, there's no quick easy way to tell. But remember: some 10-15% of couples may have the issue of possible infertility; some 50% of the time from women's factors, some 30% from male's factors, and some 20% from both. If still in doubt, go to see expert for a good history, physical exam, and semen analysis, and others. ...Read more
Yes in some instance: Are you talking about low volume as in total cc of ejaculate or low numbers of sperm? The normal ejaculate is 1-5 cc and if very low can effect fertility. The normal sperm numbers we like to see is 20 million per cc of ejaculate and lower numbers might effect fertility. Also there are other parameters on a semenanslysis that are important. I recommend you get a formal semenNalysis ...Read more
My husband has been smoking for 15 years. Whats the chance of him being "infertile"? If he stops will his sperm "regrow" per say?
I want to ask about sperm fertility my sperm colour is some transparent and some white so is this a problem about sperm infertility or not?
No and no: Many men have fathered children after reaching 80. The aging male produces less semen and and in some cases NO semen. There is very little evidence to say the sperm would be unhealthy, but there is evidence that says the sperm lose some of their fertilizing capacity as a man ages. This is evident to some degree in the Male having a vas reversal. Even with viable sperm preg does not occur. ...Read more
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