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What is 'good' sperm count and motility?

What is 'good' sperm count and motility?

20million per ml: Who criteria state that normal counts are above 20million per cc of semen. Some other studies say that pregnancy rates fall when sperm concentration are below 15 million per cc. Motility and morphology and semen volume are other important parameters. ...Read more

Motility (Definition)

The ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process. It can also refer to an organism's ability to move food through its ...Read more


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What are good numbers for sperm count and motility?

What are good numbers for sperm count and motility?

See below: Normal motility should be >50% motile. Most important number is total motile sperm count (volume x concentration x motility) normal total count would be >40 million, but numbers can vary up to 50% day to day. <20 million total is concerning, <10 million is very low. ...Read more

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I have low motility and low vitality but sperm count is good..what can be done?

I have low motility and low vitality but sperm count is good..what can be done?

Urologist: A Urologist sometimes adds medications like Clomid (clomiphene) to enhance sperm actions and counts. If all else fails, IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) using your existing sperm is worth a try. ...Read more

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Good All, I am married and want to have a child but my medical report says Low sperm count and Motility. what is the solution please suggest. thanks?

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I am married and want to have a child but my medical report says Low sperm count and Motility. what is the solution please suggest. thanks?

Increase good fats: increase intake of omega 3 fish oil (2-3 grams of combined DHA and EPA) per day in addition to good fats (avocado, nuts, olive oil). go organic with lotions and avoid synthetic sun screens. Also avoid BPA, tricolsan (in anti bacterial soaps) and parabens. weight lifting 20 minutes three times per week also very helpful in boosting sperm count. take out trans fats and dairy must be organic ...Read more

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Total motile sperm 63 mil with 80% normal morphology and 30% motility is that good? Does total motile sperm count matter more than individual readings

Good: Those numbers are all good; better than average. Usually total motile normal is more important than individual parameters, but sometimes an individual number will rule if it is significantly out of the normal range. ...Read more

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Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Yes: Not bad. Successful pregnancies have been achieved with numbers much lower than this. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hematology test sperm count 99% motility sperm75% volume sperm 3.8 liquefication sperm ****1 is he good?

Here are some ...: The punctuations in the question are not clear so I would just assume the report as follows: Sperm count at 99% of percentile score; sperm motility at 75%; semen volume at 3.8 cc; and semen liquefied at 1 minute. If so, yes, his semen analysis for male infertility is good in favor of impregnating a suitable female. ...Read more

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Sperm count 30 milli/ml,progressive motility 35%,non progressive 15%,immotile 50%,morphology:normal90 abnormal10%,sperm aggregate seen.is it good?

Sperm count 30 milli/ml,progressive motility 35%,non progressive 15%,immotile 50%,morphology:normal90 abnormal10%,sperm aggregate seen.is it good?

No: While your count is acceptable, the lack of normal motility effectively lowers that count to abnormally low numbers. There are certain supplements that can help to improve the motility of your sperm. You need to consult a urologist for advice and a Rx ...Read more

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Husban sperm count 60 sperm motility 90 normal form 9%elongted 2% small absent acrosomes 5% other abnormalities 84%good for intra uterine insemitation?

Yes: Yes good for iui, but if that is his consistent result (on two tests), and the cervix is normal and you are not using Clomid (clomiphene) as a stimulation drug for fertility treatment, there is no good evidence that IUI actually increases pregnancy rates. Iui became popular as a treatment to balance the negative effect of Clomid (clomiphene) on the cervical mucous. Now with newer drugs not so necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Can low sperm count/motility be treated?

Can low sperm count/motility be treated?

Possible with...: If potential underlying causes were suspected, such as varicocele, vas obstruction, etc., surgical correction can be done and may help. For idiopathic condition, empirical use of clomiphene for 6 months may be tried. Of course, female partner needs to be evaluated because female factors for infertility counts for 40% of times wholly and 20-30 % of times partially. ...Read more

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What is best to increase my bf sperm count and motility.

What is best to increase my bf sperm count and motility.

Sensible diet: Sensible diet, healthy living. Don't drink alcohol, do drugs, and certainly do no use tobacco. There is no 'fertility food' for men or women. Supplements and herbals also have no proven value; most are a huge waste of money. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What is a mean of my sperm count is low and motility is sluggish?

What is a mean of my sperm count is low and motility is sluggish?

Needs investigation: Heat is the most common cause of poor motility. Sperm like to be 2 degrees cooler than body temperature--that's what the scrotum does; keep sperm cooler outside the pelvis. Any guy can attest the difference between a cold lake and a hot tub! varicocele is a common, correctable cause of low motility. Avoid hot tubs, laptops on the lap while trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Is there anything men can do to increase sperm count & motility naturally?

Evaluation: There are several things you can do at home but it's probably best to speak with a doctor first, and then come up with a game plan. ...Read more

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My husbands results have a total sperm count of 319.6, what does that mean? His motility is 63%.

Excellent: Any thing less than 15 m / per ml and non swimmers ( non motile ) exceeding 33% will be a problem for fertilization ( to get pregnant ) Then what is the problem , you have excellent chance of having a baby. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for low sperm count and motility? and can we improve them how long does it take?

What are the reasons for low sperm count and motility? and can we improve them how long does it take?

LOW SPERM: THE REASONS ARE MANY - LOW HORMONES, TIGHT UNDERWEAR, BADLY FORMED TESTIS ETC... YOU NEED TO HAVE A FULL EVALUATION TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE AND THEN TREAT ...Read more

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Sperm Count (Definition)

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