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What does it mean to have low sperm morphology and iui?

What does it mean to have low sperm morphology and iui?

Maybe nothing: When doing iui, you should try to have greater than or equal to 5 million total motile normal sperm post wash. Generally with those numbers, as long as nothing else is wrong, you should have a good chance of conception with iui. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Deborah Smith
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Intrauterine Insemination (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently injected through your cervix after a speculum exam, like a pap smear exam. It should be painless or cause mild cramping only. Iui helps with mild to moderate sperm problems. Iui preparations should have at least 2 million moving ...Read more


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Conceiving with low sperm morphology. What are the odds?

Conceiving with low sperm morphology. What are the odds?

Possible: Although normal sperm morphology is important in conceiving, a low value may be compensated by higher sperm counts and increased motility. It does take 100's of millions of normal sperm to "get the job" done, you may benefit by concentrating the sample and considering doing intrauterine insemination or iui. Make sure the rest of your testing is normal. Good luck. ...Read more

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Good sperm count but sperm have morphology shape can IUI help.

Good sperm count but sperm have morphology shape can IUI help.

Yes: Abnormal morphology can be improved with antioxidant nutritional therapy. Evaluation by a urologist may reveal a large varicocele and if corrected it will improve the morphology also. Intrauterine insemination seems to help with pregnancies when abnormal morphology exists. ...Read more

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Does having a high rate of abnormal sperm morphology make you infertile?

Not always: Abnormal morphology should be investigated but many men initiate pregnancies with abnormal morphology. ...Read more

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Does 90% abnormal sperm morphology cause my 2 abortion?

Does 90% abnormal sperm morphology cause my 2 abortion?

Highly unlikely: Abnormal sperm can not fertilize your eggs in the first place. ...Read more

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I have very low sperm morphology. I have heard differing views on this. Does this POSSIBLY increase misscarriage risk? Some say only good sperm get in

I have very low sperm morphology. I have heard differing views on this. Does this POSSIBLY increase misscarriage risk? Some say only good sperm get in

Here are some...: The issues surrounding sperm shape for male infertility has had endless conflicting discussion, but the point is this finding is not an absolute yes or no indicator for miscarriage & infertility. Hence, there would be no definite answer to this question, and working closely with your gynecologist is the must to do. To know more on life reality, go to Facts of Life-1,2,&3 of www.foremefirst.com. ...Read more

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What are the best foods and vitamins for low sperm morphology (2%) and how quickly can the sperm change?

What are the best foods and vitamins for low sperm morphology (2%)
and how quickly can the sperm change?

Organic whole foods: There is evidence that a wide variety of common environmental toxins such as pesticides can reduce fertility & sperm quality.I advise a diet of organic whole foods emphasizing fruits &vegies.Dairy from grass-fed cows, grass-fed beef (if you eat it), organic eggs, only wild fish low in mercury. Avoid gmo foods, fried foods, trans fats. While not proven, this can only help improve fertility.See comment:. ...Read more

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Low sperm morphology, should I worry? Volume:6 ml motility: a=44%, b=18%, c=11%, d=27% concentration 36.1 m/ml strict morphology =3% (kruger methods)

Low sperm morphology, should I worry?
Volume:6 ml
motility: a=44%, b=18%, c=11%, d=27%
concentration 36.1 m/ml
strict morphology =3% (kruger methods)

Yes.: There are hereditary and environmental causes for your difficulties. Various medications can produce similar findings, but you need a complete male sexual health examination to determine the cause and remedy, if one is available. ...Read more

Morphology (Definition)

As used in pathology, this is the abnormal shapes and arrangements of organs, tissues, cells, and components of cells that enable the diagnosis of disease and help to understand its impact. Some diseases involve only abnormal function of normal-appearing parts and thus ...Read more


Dr. Sheila Smith
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Iui (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination is when the sperm is washed and is subsequently placed in the uterus with a small catheter so that it's closer to the egg ...Read more