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Doctor insights on: Inconsistency In Sperm Count

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I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

It may: It may decrease the count. That's one of the reasons we say to not ejaculate for 2-3 days before the test. However, if you ejaculate daily, you can do the test with no abstinence and it will tell you what your true fertility potential is in a real life situation. ...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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How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

Masturbation: The man usually gives a sample at the fertility center by masturbating into a cup after 2-3 days of abstinence. Alternatively, but not optimally, for men who can't or won't masturbate we have a special condom that collects semen after intercourse. ...Read more

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Low sperm count solution?

Low sperm count solution?

Depends on reason: It depends why-- if blockage then surgery to unblock, if hormones low then medicines to boost up, if testicles not working well then no specific treatment - usually ivf/icsi for fertility. And it also depends how low and what other abnormalities are seen. ...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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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Multiple things: There can be a number of reasons for a low sperm count. The best thing to do is to talk to either a fertility specialist and/or a urologist for more information and testing. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm count?

How to increase sperm count?

Healthy lifestyle: Start by eating a healthy diet and drinking lot of H20. Maintain a healthy weight. Exercise regularly. Get plenty of rest and decrease stress. Avoid drugs and tobacco, limit Etoh. Avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides.
The temperature of the the testes must be lower than the core body temperature. Avoid tight clothes, prolonged sitting and biking, hot tubs /and saunas. Wear boxers. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Many possibilities: Including low testosterone, smoking, illegal drug use such as anabolic steroids, XS alcohol consumption, previous mumps, blocked vas deferens or ejaculatory duct, previous gonorrhea or chlamydia infections, retrograde ejulation, undescended testes now or bilateral undescended testes as a child, prolonged heat as in sitting in hot tub for a long periods and obesity. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Low sperm count: Many things. Could be infection, behavioral, hormone imbalance, smoking, clothing, your anatomy, etc. Most men worried low sperm counts should have a few sperm counts, blood work, a full urologic exam and them likely more tests as these initial surveys indicate. ...Read more

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Food to increase sperm count?

Food to increase sperm count?

Nutrition and sperm: Unfortunately, there are many causes of low sperm counts, although improper diet is not one of them. If, after being evaluated by a urologist who specializes in male infertility, no cause can be identified, eating a healthy diet can't hurt. There are vitamins specifically designed for men trying to get have a child. Try theralogix. Com. ...Read more

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What is a healthy sperm count?

Combination: With sperm count, we look at a combination of things, such as volume, concentration, motility (percentage that move) and morphology (percentage that look normal). With latest guidelines, over 14 million/ml is considered normal as is > 40% motility and >4% morphology. ...Read more

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Can weed make low sperm count?

Can weed make low sperm count?

See new studies: It may have an impact. Here are some articles about studies on the subject. Http://www. Dailymail. Co.uk/health/article-188394/cannabis-link-male-fertility. Html: http://news. Bbc. Co.Uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/ 3586115.Stm. ...Read more

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How to lower your sperm count?

How to lower your sperm count?

Here are some. ..: Sperm production is under the control of Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) so any thing that can diminishes or eliminates FSH leading to suppress testosterone will decrease sperm production. So, be careful if there is medical necessity to use the drugs in this category. For detailed, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Ways to increase sperm count.?

Ways to increase sperm count.?

Low Sperm?: If you are having low sperm at your age then there has to be more to the story. If you are on any hormone supplements or body building products that is the issue. If you have had injury to your scrotum we need to know this. If you just want more sperm then there is little to do to help you. Most 26year old men are just fine as they are. ...Read more

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What causes a low sperm count?

What causes a low sperm count?

Many factors: A low sperm count can result from hormonal abnormalities resulting in decreased sperm production, anatomic abnormalities such as blocked ejaculatory ducts or strictures in the urethra which can physically reduce semen volume, surgeries/medications that can result in retrograde ejaculation thus decreasing semen volume, and primary testicular failure. See a urologist to help define the problems. ...Read more

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How do I increase sperm count?

How do I increase sperm count?

Lifestyle choices: Sperm counts can be low for a number of reasons. Smoking, alcohol and marijuana can also lower count and motility. Sometimes hormones may also be low and there are meds that can improve this. You need a thorough workup from a urologist or reproductive endocrinologist to see why it's low in the first place. Start with llifestyle changes. Avoid all testosterone boosters or steroid as well. ...Read more

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How to increase my sperm count?

How to increase my sperm count?

Proper Environment: Sperm count is controlled by a number of factors, some which are out of your control. If there is a specific medical cause for a low sperm count (varicocele, hormones), correcting those may help. Otherwise, proper diet, proper hydration, proper rest, proper temperature (boxers vs. Briefs), increase the interval between ejaculations, etc. ...Read more

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How can I increase sperm count?

How can I increase sperm count?

Sperm count: It depends on the cause of low sperm count or oligospermia. Have you done a sperm analysis? What is the count? Detailed history and PE is needed. TO increase the count, you should stop smoking if you smoke, and avoid anabolic steroids. Varicocele is well known cause of low sperm count as well. Sometimes, hormonal therapt can help if there is an hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How to increase my sperm count?

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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How do I improve my sperm count?

How do I improve my sperm count?

Herbs & supplements: At least 3 herbs have been proven in published studies to improve sperm count and motility: maca, tongkat ali & mucuna pruriens. There is also evidence that ginseng, ashwagandha and tribulus may be helpful. Reliable standardized extracts are available. Other nutrients like zinc & l-carntine/acetly-l-carnitine can help too. See http://www. Raysahelian. Com/fertility.Html for a summary of research. ...Read more

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What foods increase sperm count?

What foods increase sperm count?

None: I do not have a solution for increasing sperm count. No foods/diet will help in this matter. ...Read more

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Dr how to increase sperm count?

Dr how to increase sperm count?

Here are some...: Concerning sperm count usually involves infertility, which is caused by female factors in 35% of couples, by males' in 30%, in part by male's and female's in 20%, and unexplained in 15%. Before improving sperm count, seeking pro-evaluation & counseling is the first step so to find potentially modifiable factors such as varicocele, sex hormonal imbalance, etc. More? Ask the experts timely. ...Read more

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How do you get a low sperm count?

How do you get a low sperm count?

Hi temperature: In most cases the cause of low sperm count is unknown. However, conditions that elevate groin temperature (varicocele, hot tub, placing portable computers on thighs) are the culprits. Taking testosterone for low libido can quickly shut down sperm production. Other causes include stress, high prolactin, and chromosome abnormalities and y deletion mutation (if concentration of <5 million/ml). ...Read more

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Which foods increase sperm count?

Which foods increase sperm count?

Supplements unproven: Men who are worried about their sperm and semen are usually trying to have a baby, so may end up buying and taking supplements advertised to help sperm, just for the extra ounce of hope. The uncertain amounts of l-carnitine, vit. E, folic acid, vit. C, or coenzyme q10 that may be in the supplements, along with uncertain amounts of "other" ingredients, have not been proven to help sperm or semen. ...Read more

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Is there an OTC male sperm count?

I don't believe so: I an not aware of any consumer kits for such at this point in time. ...Read more

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How do I increase my sperm count?

How do I increase my sperm count?

Removing risks: Eliminate anything that can be the cause of the low sperm count to begin with. Avoid heat, stop smoking, stop any cannibis use, decrease drinking, lose weight, make sure you have a healthy diet, daily vitamin supplements. If your sperm count is normal then there is no need to "increase" it. ...Read more

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How can iincrease my sperm count?

How can iincrease my sperm count?

SPERM COUNT: This is a term from a semen analysis performed in a lab. Healthy balanced diet and regular exercise can keep tour reproductive system healthy. There are several things like excessive drinking smoking cigarettes and marijuana that have a direct effect on your reproductive health. ...Read more

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How can I increase my sperm count?

How can I increase my sperm count?

How low is it?: If your numbers are pretty good and you just want them higher, this supplement combination may help: vitamins A, C, E. Selenium. Zinc. Pycnogenol. These may also help if your numbers are very low, but in that context you may want to be tested for a varicocoele or, other reason for the low count. ...Read more

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What to do with lower sperm count?

Low counts: Wear looser underwear... Consider getting you hormones checked. ...Read more

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How do your raise your sperm count?

Avoid hot tubs: Optimizing sperm includes:

frequent ejaculation, at least twice a week.
Avoiding heat exposure, especially immersion in hot water (hot tubs and baths).
Stress reduction.
Moderate exercise.
Vitamin supplements and antioxidants.
Minimize alcohol, moderate caffeine.
Avoid toxins and radiation. ...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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How can I increase my sperm count?

How can I increase my sperm count?

Lifestyle changes: Lifestyle changes:
1. Less heat & no laptop on lap, no tight underwear, no hot tubs
2. Stay healthy
3. Multivitamins (FertilAid for Men)
4. No testosterone
5. Excercise
6. Folic acid, vitamin C, Vitamin E, CoQ10

Good luck

I'm assuming you have had a semen analysis. If you haven't, do it because you may not need to do those things. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm count by diet?

How to increase sperm count by diet?

No: Diet has nothing to do with sperm count. Ideally have him see a urologist who treats male infertility. ...Read more

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What causes sperm count to decrease?

What causes sperm count to decrease?

Various causes: Data indicates that sperm counts are lowing in recent years in general. A urologist can givde you the most complete response. But nutritionally low vitamin c, selenium, zinc, and folate (folic acid) can be at least part of the picture. Overheated testes can contribute also--boxers may be better than briefs. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can a male have low sperm count?

Multiple reasons: That can be caused by several things. Hormonal problems can decrease sperm production. The testicles could actually be shutting down. Sperm can be blocked from being released. Sperm could flow backward altering tests values. And there are genetic reasons as well. ...Read more

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What causes sperm count to decrease?

What causes sperm count to decrease?

Sperm count: sperm counts can decrease due to testicular injury, stress, infection and wearing underwear too tight. ...Read more

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My sperm count is zero what can I do?

My sperm count is zero what can I do?

Be evaluated: Have a formal evaluation by a physician that treats infertility. A review of your history and lab testing may uncover reasons for this finding and may lead to possible treatment. ...Read more

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How can I improve my low sperm count?

Optimize health: Like most health related questions, fertility is linked to health in general. Avoid hot tubs, tight pants and long bike rides. Male anatomy is on the outside for a reason. A cooler temperature is optimal for sperm production. In the words of Michael Pollan, "eat food, not too much, mostly vegetables." That means you eat nutrients and avoid dyes and artificial processing that may affect fertility. ...Read more

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Natural foods to increase sperm count?

None.: Avoid things that can decrease sperm production - anabolic steroids, central nervous system activating agents, anti androgen drugs. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm count naturally?

How to increase sperm count naturally?

Men and Sperm: To keep a healthy weight. Overweight men have more Estrogens and thus produce less testosterone. Otherwise avoid all hormones, steroids, anabolic and otherwise. ...Read more

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