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What is better fresh sperm or frozen sperm from the bank.

What is better fresh sperm or frozen sperm from the bank.

Scientifically: No difference that I know.

However, "common sense" wise, fresh may be better than frozen.

Most docs will agree that there is no significant difference, otherwise they would tell. ...Read more

Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Does anyone know about how much an IUI is done with frozen sperm?

Does anyone know about how much an IUI is done with frozen sperm?

Cost varies: A basic IUI costs between $500-$900. If the sperm has to be purchased from a sperm bank, then there is an extra cost for the sperm. The prices vary depending upon your geographic location. ...Read more

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What is artificial insemination, how much is it successful and how much time a frozen sperm can be alive?

IUI: Nowadays artificial insemination isuallyrefers to intrauterine insemination. This is where the sperm specimen is washed then placed into a catheter and this catheter is carefully placed at the very top of the uterus where approximately a half a cc of the sperm and culture media combination is deposited. Pregnancy rate if all is as normal as can be ranges between 15 to 20% per attempt. ...Read more

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Frozen sperm. Fresh eggs. Both proven donors. Nulligravid 42 yo woman. Odds of conception after et with 3?

Frozen sperm. Fresh eggs. Both proven donors. Nulligravid 42 yo woman. Odds of conception after et with 3?

Very good: The odds are excellent as long as all other aspects of your workup have been negative. Pregnancy rate with 2 embryos can give a 70% chance.
Replacing 3 embryos in this situation would not be suggested as long as the egg donor was 21-28. Most donors are not accepted over 30. The risk of triplets is quite high and would cause significant obstetrical issues such as prematurity, decreased fetal size.. ...Read more

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Are sperm from an older dad as good as frozen sperm from a donor if older mom is having trouble conceiving?

Depends upon semen: Donor semen is only preferable if semen from older dad-to-be has poor a very low count and/or poor quality semen or sperm. Chances of conceiving improve by artificial insemination by older dad, and worth trying before using donor sperm. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the life of a frozen donor sperm after IUI?

What's the life of a frozen donor sperm after IUI?

Sperm life: Most sperm can survive in the uterus for 4-5 days, whether fresh or previously frozen. ...Read more

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How many hours does a frozen thown sperm live in the uterus after IUI?

Sperm life: Most sperm can survive in the uterus for 4-5 days, whether fresh or previously frozen. ...Read more

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Is it true that women who inseminate with frozen vs fresh sperm have a higher chance of having boys?

Is it true that women who inseminate with frozen vs fresh sperm have a higher chance of having boys?

Not to my knowledge: Research is ongoing in the area of in vitro fertilization, but to the best of my knowledge, there is no remarkable difference in the sex of child between frozen vs. Fresh sperm. ...Read more

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If freeze my sperm before vasectomy, what needs be done in the event I want to have a child, not consider reverse vasectomy, talk about sperm frozen?

If freeze my sperm before vasectomy, what needs be done in the event I want to have a child, not consider reverse vasectomy, talk about sperm frozen?

Your call: Yes you sperm can be preserved in cryogenic lab (sperm bank) for decades for a fee. Reported over 20 yrs later












































of course you can freeze at home, you have to engage the service of a cryogenic lab (sperm bank) for a fee reported fertilization occurred 20 yrs later. It is not going to be cheap, your insurance will not cover for this kin






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Is it true that sperm can live up to 10 days after ejaculation inside a women? And weeks if it's in a cold environment? And years frozen?

Misinformed: No it is not true, as you have been taught over and over here. If you doubt us, please get an expert opinion from a physician in person.

Now, as you have also been taught, sperm banks can freeze sperm for use in a later time. This is commonly done and widely understood. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can sperm live for two weeks?

Possibly, unlikely: When sperm are deposited into the vagina they quickly move into the cervical mucus to avoid the acid ph of the vagina. Once in the cervical mucus the sperm swim through to the uterus and up to the egg over the next few days. Good cervical mucus is usually only present for 1-3 days before ovulation. It would be rare that the mucus would be good for 2 weeks and the sperm survive - not impossible. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

Easy. Stay healthy: Sperm production wants to run hard and fast. By poisoning your body with drugs, tobacco and processed foods (i call it airport food) you drag things down. Stay fit, stay trim, stay healthy, reduce your stress and treat your body like a temple. See: http://www. Theturekclinic. Com/increase-male-fertility. Html. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

How to increase sperm counts?

Stay healthy: Stay healthy, eat right, exercise, stay lean, don't take medications or drugs, stay away from tobacco and alcohol, avoid radiation or heavy metal toxins, have good genetics. Sperm count can vary a lot depending upon who is doing the counting. ...Read more

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How to increase sperms count?

How to increase sperms count?

Avoid chemicals: Questioner wants to increase sperm counts. I do not think there is a medication to do this. The focus should be on a lifestyle that avoids chemicals and toxins. It seems to be the case that sperm counts within the male population are trending downward. A causal candidate is the increase and pervasiveness of synthetic chemicals in our environment, including household products and food. ...Read more

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What cause sperm to be white?

What cause sperm to be white?

What is is....: That is the natural color without any excess cells or blood or other fluids. I am not sure what you are really asking. It is just what it is. ...Read more

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Can sperm live up to 4 days?

Can sperm live up to 4 days?

Sperm life: Yes sperm can live inside a woman for 3-5 days with some rare reports of up to 7 days. So be careful. ...Read more

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Do lubricants slow down sperm?

Do lubricants slow down sperm?

THEY CAN: Infrequently is there enough lubricant to cause this and many are not very thick at body temperature. The semen liquifies in the vagina after a few minutes allowing the sperm to swim more easily. ...Read more

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Can a man have clumpy sperm, ?

Yes: "clumpy" semen is a fairly common finding in men and almost always of no clinical significance especially in the absence of any symptoms. Contributing factors may include infrequent ejaculation, dehydration, diet, inflammation, and less often infection. If no symptoms of prostate inflammation or infection (pain, burning, blood in semen), then no further evaluation needed. ...Read more

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Is it ok if my sperm dribbles?

Yes: It is ok if ejactulate dribbles. Don't be intimidated by those high spurting fountains that are depicted in pornographic film. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

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