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Help, what's the meaning of semen analysis report?

Help, what's the meaning of semen analysis report?

Suggesting....: As an important initial part of evaluating male infertility, it confirms the volume, viscosity, liquefaction time, sperm count, maturity, morphology, and motility so to understand and appreciate the quality and quantity of semen to suggest its favorableness to fertilize the egg. ...Read more

Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more


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I would like help in semen analysis?

I would like help in semen analysis?

Talk to doctor: talk to the doctor who ordered it ...Read more

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I would like help, semen analysis report !?

I would like help, semen analysis report !?

Get tested: You need to have your semen tested? OK. Check with a physician who can order appropriate testing for you. ...Read more

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Can my semen analysis be affected by what I eat?

Can my semen analysis be affected by what I eat?

Not likely: The most important thing is to not ejaculate for 48 hours prior to the collection. This ensures that counts are accurate. ...Read more

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Help please? What is semen test or semen analysis ?

Here are some ...: Semen exam is largely done for two conditions: 1. post-vasectomy exam to just confirm if sperm is still present or note so to assure infertility after vasectomy and 2. semen analysis to investigate the volume, viscosity, time to liquefy, total sperm count, sperm concentration, pus cells in semen, sperm shape, maturity, and motility so to suggest the degree of fertility. ...Read more

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Where can I get my semen analysis results interpretted?

Where can I get my semen analysis results interpretted?

A Fertility clinic: The doctor ordering the semen analysis should be able to interpret it for you. Having said that, if you're trying to conceive a fertility clinic (reproductive endocrinology and infertility md) should be able to help if you're trying to conceive. ...Read more

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How to understand my semen analysis. What is most important?

Have a dr. explain: It's all important, for different reasons. One way of simplifying a sa is to multiply the total count (concentration * volume) by the %motility * %morphology to get a total-motile-normal count. That said, you really can't understand a sa from a short explanation, ask the responsible doctor to explain it! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: semen analysis, complete?

What is the definition or description of: semen analysis, complete?

Semen analysis: A complete semen analysis is looking at the man's sperm. Analysis consists of volume, viscosity, concentration, motility, grade, morphology, and white cells. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of a semen analysis & how long does it take?

Semen analysis: Price is generally $100-$150. Actually takes <1 hour to do depending on the lab. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: semen analysis, non viable?

Viability: A complete semen analysis will also measure the sperm for viability. Even though he sperm may not be moving underneath the microscopic field, it may still be alive. The viability measures the percentage of sperm that are alive that are moving and the ones that made be alive and not moving. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my semen analysis report is this result ok or not?

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Here is ...: Where is your semen analysis report? Please define it so I or my colleagues can answer your question. ...Read more

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What to do if i need to understand semen analysis results: normal or abnormal?

Semen Analysis: First I'd suggest ask the doctor who ordered it to explain it to you. If that's not possible, if you can write out clearly what the results are (please copy carefully and do not use your own abbreviations) we might be able to help review it online. ...Read more

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What's the difference between regular semen analysis and advanced semen analysis?

Make 'em work for it: An advanced semen analysis is sperm recovery through a density gradient preparation and sperm survival after a 24-hour incubation, and is predictive of IUI success. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband just had a semen analysis and was wondering if I could get help reading it?

What do you suggest if my husband just had a semen analysis and was wondering if I could get help reading it?

Semen Analysis: Even though prime or concierge physician's may be able to help with this - their might be concerns about confidentiality issues if interpreting another person's laboratory results. ...Read more

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Can you send me an email where i can send you my semen analysis? I dont know how to read it i want to make sure its normal.

Can you send me an email where i can send you my semen analysis? I dont know how to read it i want to make sure its normal.

HealthTap Prime: You might consider using HealthTap Prime. You can upload your lab results and a doctor will go over it with you. You can find a link to Prime on the HealthTap website or app. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've done a lot of recreational drugs the past 3 years. Now I stopped should I get a semen analysis to see if everything is OK? will my semen recover?

I've done a lot of recreational drugs the past 3 years. Now I stopped should I get a semen analysis to see if everything is OK? will my semen recover?

No: People do not get semen analyses unless they are having infertility problems. So, if a guy is married, settled down, happily having lots of sex with his likewise happy wife, and they have not gotten pregnant after 9-12 months of trying, then do consider a semen analysis. Otherwise, just hope the need for semen analysis never comes. ...Read more

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Got my semen analysis result today. Can you tell me briefly what are the normal semen analysis result. So that I can compare mine to your given.thank?

Got my semen analysis result today.  Can you tell me briefly what are the normal semen analysis result. So that I can compare mine to your given.thank?

See below: Most recent World Health Organization normal reference values (2010):
Semen volume: >1.5 ml
•Sperm count: >15 million/ml
•Total sperm number: >39 million per ejaculate
•Vitality: >58% live sperm
•Progressive motility: >32%
•Total motility: >40%
•Sperm morphology: >4% normal forms

Other values that various labs may report:
•pH: 7.2-7.8
•White blood cells count: <1 million cells/ml
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If I just recovered from flu, how long should I wait before going for semen analysis?

If I just recovered from flu, how long should I wait before going for semen analysis?

Fertility specialist: It can take weeks for your sperm production and quality to return fully, despite your recovery from the flu. Please contact a fertility specialist or sperm donor center for more complete information. ...Read more

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My semen analysis is 30% Active, 35 % sluggish and 35% non motile. plz tell me is it ok.

My semen analysis is 30% Active, 35 % sluggish and 35% non motile. plz tell me is it ok.

Semen testing: Sperm motility and morphology in semen analysis are difficult tests to standardize, and tend to be subjective. Additionally, correlation with fertility is not absolute. Pregnancies can occur with low counts and poor motility. That said, ths result should not discourage you from the chance of being a father. Be a good one! ...Read more

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Can we consider this semen analysis count normal vol=5ml, count/ml=10million , count/ejac=50 million ?

Can we consider this semen analysis count normal vol=5ml, count/ml=10million , count/ejac=50 million ?

No: This semen analysis is not complete. A 'normal ' count should be closer to 20 millions/ml, other information that is needed is the volume, quality of the movement of the sperm +/- morphology, number of 'round cells' or wbc. ...Read more

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Is this semen analysis result normal- volume= 1ml, count= 87million, 60% actively motile, 20% sluggish & 20% non motile?

Is this semen analysis result normal- volume= 1ml, count= 87million, 60% actively motile, 20% sluggish & 20% non motile?

Semen analysis: The volume is low, it should be between 2-5ml and you do not mention morphology(how the sperm look). A low volume could be due to loss of some of the seminal fluids during collection. A repeat test is indicated. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to collect a semen analysis to collect sample in office or home and if at home how do u store it before arriving to office?

Either way: Collecting semen can be done either in the office or at home. If at home, however, make sure you keep the specimen warm (at body temperature), bring it in to the lab within one hour, and make sure the lab is capable of performing the test, as some smaller lab collection sites do not do the test. ...Read more

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In a recent semen analysis the percent strict criteria kruger's was 0. Is this a sign of total sterility? Is there any ways to improve that number?

Worrisome: That's a worrisome finding. It may be worth repeating once more, or a good time to visit with a urologist with skills in male fertility. Best of luck. ...Read more

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One semen analysis shows 90% motility other 30% one shows count 11 mil other 30mil. What is causing this big diff each time. Should i be concerned.

One semen analysis shows 90% motility other 30% one shows count 11 mil other 30mil. What is causing this big diff each time. Should i be concerned.

Sperm: This can vary with frequency of ejaculation, mode of collection, and a variety of other factors. Would not worry, but why are you doing this? Consult with an infertility specialist if that seems to be a clinical issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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What if a semen analysis is abnormal & we want to conceive?

See a urologist: There are many causes of abnormal semen analysis and many of these can be corrected or improved. You should see a urologist with an interest in male fertility for further evaluation. ...Read more

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In semen analysis vol is 2.1 ml . Is this a right amount to concive?

In semen analysis vol is 2.1 ml . Is this a right amount to concive?

Yes: It can be enough depends on density of how much sperm in semen that is healthy and normal and has good motility. ...Read more

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If you have had a vasectomy and you have had 2 cleared semen analysis should you continue to get checked?

If you have had a vasectomy and you have had 2 cleared semen analysis should you continue to get checked?

No: According to guidelines published by the american urological association, if there are no mobile sperm observed on a single post-vasectomy semen analysis done 8-16 weeks after the procedure, then you can stop using other forms of birth control. Recanalization of the vas deferens after this period is extremely rare. ...Read more