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How do I know if I have healthy sperm?

How do I know if I have healthy sperm?

Normal Semen Test: A semen analysis evaluates several important aspects of the sperm seen in the ejaculation. The most important are volume of ejaculate, concentration of sperm, % moving, % moving mostly straight, and the appearance of the sperm. If all these are normal, it doesn't always mean "healthy" sperm, as no such term is recognized. Normal semen analysis = fewer fertility issues in the male. ...Read more

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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


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How do I know if I have a sperm allergy?

How do I know if I have a sperm allergy?

Very rare: This is a very rare condition. An allergist may perform allergy testing to confirm this condition. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have sperm in my bladder?

How do I know if I have sperm in my bladder?

Unlikely: Women do not get sperm into their bladders unless they are the very rare female who has sexual intercourse via a widely dilated urethra, or via a fistula between vagina ; bladder. Women with fistulas are incontinent of urine all the time. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hypogonadism?

How do I know if I have hypogonadism?

Puberty: If you had hypogonadism as a child you would not go through puberty or only mildly go through it. Men would not grow beards, have strong erections and have small testicles. Women would not ovulate nor produce estrogen thus would not undergo puberty with the associated hair and breast development. If its recent you would loose sex drive gain weight, if so blood tests will prove it. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have stress?

How do I know if I have stress?

Stress: Stress symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have pre-diabetes?

How do I know if I have pre-diabetes?

Lab work: Ask your doctor for lab work. There are 3 ways to diagnose pre-diabetes. You need two positive tests to confirm the diagnosis: fasting sugar (prediabetic= 100-125 mmol/dl), 2 hr oral glucose tolerance test (2 hr sugar 140-199 mmol/dl) or hemoglobin A1c (pre-diabetic a1c= 5.7-6.4%). ...Read more

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How do I know if I have salmonella?

How do I know if I have salmonella?

Stool culture: Symptoms include fever, chills, diarrhea, perhaps nausea and vomiting. Diarrhea may be bloody. Stool culture is required to make the diagnosis. In most cases it will resolve on its own and no treatment is necessary. Young children and the chronically ill should be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do I know whether I have cirrhosis if I feel well?

How do I know whether I have cirrhosis if I feel well?

Bx or Radiology: Dr hack is correct, with liver biopsy being a common means to diagnosis cirrhosis. However there are findings radiographicaly (ct, us or nuclear) that can suggest cirrhosis in which pathologic confirmation is not necessary. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have adhd?

How do I know if I have adhd?

Get tested: Get tested by a trained psychologist and receive results on ADHD symptoms and executive functioning performance. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have sibo?

How do I know if I have sibo?

Breath testing...: ...Is usually diagnostic in identifying sibo. For others, symptom response to empiric antibiotics aimed at treating suspected sibo may be equally helpful. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have bdd?

How do I know if I have bdd?

Bodily preoccupation: The essential characteristic of body dysmorphic disorder is a persistent preoccupation with one or several body parts being ugly, distorted, or otherwise problematic from an aesthetic standpoint. The defect is usually imagined and incongruent with what others perceive about the person's appearance. The preoccupation must also cause enough distress to impair social and vocational functioning. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have munchausens?

How do I know if I have munchausens?

Munchausen Synd: Please read this: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_An_Overview_of_Factitious_Disorders/hic_Munchausen_Syndrome If these findings fit, you should seek counseling. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a hydrocele?

How do I know if I have a hydrocele?

Ultrasound: You will need to see your doctor to be examined, and then have an ultrasound to verify it. If you have a change in your testicle, a lump or pain, swelling or redness, definitely you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if i was just told I have diabetes and that I am anemic. I don't know how to handle it. What do I do?

What to do if i was just told I have diabetes and that I am anemic. I don't know how to handle it. What do I do?

They are separate: Each must be evaluated and treated independently see an internist / primary care md who can address both he can decide if you need a specialist for either. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have asperger's?

How do I know if I have asperger's?

See a professional: One should get a consult with a local psychologist or psychiatrist to decide on the diagnosis. It could be another diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have STD or normal?

How do I know if I have STD or normal?

The only real way: To know is via testing. The reason is that some std's can be "silent". ...Read more

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How do I know if I have leukemia?

How do I know if I have leukemia?

Hard to say: Fatigue, pallor weakness are common symptoms, but diagnosis is made by review of blood smear. Symptoms at onset are generally subtle and develop over long periods of time. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thrush?

How do I know if I have thrush?

White plaques: You would generally see white patches (plaques) on your tongue or the lining in your mouth or throat that do not wipe off with a cotton swab or cloth. You might also have a sore throat or hoarse voice. If these are concerns i would consult a doctor. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have osteoartheritis?

How do I know if I have osteoartheritis?

Symptoms and imaging: Diagnosis is made with reasonable certainty based on history and clinical examination. X-rays may confirm the diagnosis. The typical changes seen on x-ray include: joint space narrowing, increased bone formation around the joint, cyst formation, and spurs or osteophytes.Degenerative arthritis or osteoarthritis occurs with aging.Jpain and stiffness of joints are symptoms. ...Read more

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Sperm Count (Definition)

Sperm count is evaluating the density of sperm per million per ...Read more