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Does warfarin affect sperm count?

Does warfarin affect sperm count?

No, it should...: Warfarin as an anticoagulant should bear no effect to sperm production so not to affect its count. If infertility is your concern, see systemic professional evaluation since some 50% of infertility is caused by female factors, 30% by male's, and 20% by both. How to get these done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more


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What percentage of sperm count constitue low sperm count?

What percentage of sperm count constitue low sperm count?

Standard: A density of 14 million sperm per cc with a motility of 40 to 50 % is considered normal based on most recent who ppublication. Keep in mind that normal parameters are on a bell curve with most people being able to conceive with a normal count. ...Read more

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Does energy level affect sperm count ?

Does energy level affect sperm count ?

No: Energy level is mostly a state of mind rather than a physical attribute. If you have problems with your sperm count, you need to see a urologist and/or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What decreases sperm count?

What decreases sperm count?

Many: things can contribute to decreased sperm count,but alcohol seams to be one of the most,also as a side effect to certain meds. ...Read more

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How do varicoceles affect male infertility? Is the sperm count decreased?

How do varicoceles affect male infertility? Is the sperm count decreased?

Hot Rocks!?: Many people believe that the varicocele increases the heat in the scrotum. The heat may be the cause of sperm damage. Not every varicocele causes a decrease in semen quality. Sperm motility is often most affected. Surgery or embolization can be helpful but often it is unclear if needed. Always check partner too. I like sperm function tests like acrosome reaction to help decide on treatment. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm count & sperm quantity?

How to increase sperm count & sperm quantity?

In most cases: You cannot, but first are you sure you 'need' to increase it? Have you had a bad semen analysis? ...Read more

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Does masturbation affect sperm quality?

Does masturbation affect sperm quality?

No: It doesn't affect quality. If one masturbates frequently, it can potentially decrease the sperm quantity. ...Read more

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Does a low neutraphil white count affect fertility?

Does a low neutraphil white count affect fertility?

Generally no: It should not have any impact. The area of immunology is very interesting but very poorly understood. I would be concerned about a high neutrophil count if anything. ...Read more

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What things affect sperm count?

Many causes: Lifestyle; smoking and xs alcohol consuption. Anatomic: varicoceles, bilateral testicular maldescent - more when higher & subject corrected later, blocked ejaculatory duct/s. Daily and prolonged use of hot tubs and spandex or tight underwaer. Genetic: klinefelter's syndrome & other chromasomomal trisomies. Inflammation: mumps orchitis & epididymitis. Hormonal & androgen use/abuse. Increasing age. ...Read more

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Is low sperm count linked to infertility?

Yes: The normal sperm count is between 40 and 200 million sperm/cc. Counts below 20 million make it difficult to achieve pregnancy without intra uterine insemination.(iui). ...Read more

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How can improve sperm count & motility?

How can improve sperm count & motility?

Healthy lifestyle: By eating a healthy diet, maintaining a good weight, avoiding testicular overheating from saunas, hot tubs, etc., avoiding tobacco, and other substance abuse as well as exposure to toxins such as radiation and chemical exposure, you will be able to optimize your sperm count. ...Read more

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Would low sperm count cause premature ejaculation?

Would low sperm count cause premature ejaculation?

No: These two issues have absolutely no correlation with each other. ...Read more

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Is sperm viscosity related to sperm motility?

Is sperm viscosity related to sperm motility?

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. ...Read more

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Can exercise decrease sperm? count

If your testes are: Overheated, ie. bike riding for long periods in the heat. Also, over-training will decrease testosterone in men if chronic. Since this a pituitary issue with over-training sperm count will fall! ...Read more

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Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Yes: Any severe infections can effect the human body, its response to the infection, any medications taken to fight the infection, fevers, chills, procedures etc can all effect sperm production. Usually the effects are short term and sperm production returns. ...Read more

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Does frequent masturbation affects sperm count?

Somewhat: Usually not dramatic / severe drops, and absolutely not a "form of birth control, " but if trying to conceive, usually recommended to take time with aim and "fire" only once daily or every other day for best counts / likelihood of success in conception. ...Read more

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Good sperm count but sperm have morphology shape can IUI help.

Yes: Abnormal morphology can be improved with antioxidant nutritional therapy. Evaluation by a urologist may reveal a large varicocele and if corrected it will improve the morphology also. Intrauterine insemination seems to help with pregnancies when abnormal morphology exists. ...Read more

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Does premature ejaculation cause low sperm count?

Does premature ejaculation cause low sperm count?

No: It does not. Premature ejaculation is just that premature. It does not have any impact on the quantity of sperm. It may however have impact on fertility, which requires the sperm connecting to the egg-in this case timing is everything. ...Read more

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Can alcohol affect sperm quality?

Can alcohol affect sperm quality?

Yes: Binge drinking (more than 5 drinks at a time) is associated with lower fertility. Moderate drinking of 1-2 drinks at a time does not appear to be sperm toxic. ...Read more

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