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Doctor insights on: Can You Use An Ovulation Microscope As A Semen Test

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Why is Clomid prescribed to women that already ovulate normally and regularly? My wife is 32 and on her second round of clomid. All of her test results have been normal. My semen analysis was normal. We've been off birth control since july 2010.

Why is Clomid prescribed to women that already ovulate normally and regularly?  My wife is 32 and on her second round of clomid.  All of her test results have been normal.  My semen analysis was normal.  We've been off birth control since july 2010.

Unexplained : Couple with unexplained infertility may benefit from Clomid (clomiphene) together with insemination. If the absence of that and with regular cycles, Clomid (clomiphene) alone is not particularly beneficial. However at this point more advanced treatment is likely needed. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Microscope (Definition)

Is a device which uses a lens or combination of lenses to magnify objects which are too small to be properly examined by the naked eye. In dentistry microscopes are routinely used to aid in diagnosis ...Read more


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Help please? What is semen test or semen analysis ?

Help please? What is semen test or semen analysis ?

Here are some ...: Semen exam is largely done for two conditions: 1. post-vasectomy exam to just confirm if sperm is still present or note so to assure infertility after vasectomy and 2. semen analysis to investigate the volume, viscosity, time to liquefy, total sperm count, sperm concentration, pus cells in semen, sperm shape, maturity, and motility so to suggest the degree of fertility. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's semen test or semen analysis ?

Here are some ...: Clinically, semen is examined for 2 purposes: verify if post-vasectomized men's semen becomes sperm-free - sterile; take a glimpse on the quality and quantity of the semen - volume, viscosity, total sperm count, sperm concentration, sperm maturity / motility, presence of pus cell, etc. so to estimate what may contribute to men's infertility. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm really wonder about what is semen test exactly?

Here is...: It's to inspect with naked eyes for its volume, stickiness, and color, and to see sperm's shape, maturity, motility, white blood cell, and count under microscopy so to decide its quality if being favorable for fertilizing the egg. The semen specimen is collected through masturbation or orgasm of natural intercourse. ...Read more

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Ejaculation my husbands semen test repoprt is ok. Did little amount of ejaculation create problem to cocive?

It can: If your husband's semen analysis is normal by who criteria and you have been tested as well and are normal, problems with conception could be secondary to other factors like anti sperm antibodies (from trauma), older age couples (>40), etc. Small ejaculate volume can be a problem, but how is that possible if his semen test that includes volume was normal? Unless on the report he has small volume? ...Read more

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Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more


Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more