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Possibly infection..: Puss (an infiltrate of acute inflammatory cells) in semen may be present secondary to an infection in the male genital tract (examples of causes could be prostatitis or urethritis). It would be good to be examined by a primary care physician and possibly to have cultures performed and/or additional lab work up for genital infections. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
My problem is that my partner gets stressed & cant do semen sample & he has a child already so Is it me?! That why I can't conceive?
Semen sample must be kept at BODY TEMP during home to lab transport for a spermiogram. Does this also apply if a microbiological test is performed?
Ideal, but...: It is advisable to keep urine or semen specimen at body temp, but not practical. In general practice, collect specimen as properly instructed and submit it as soon as possible, preferably within 1 hr; that is enough for daily practice. Besides, always correlate the test results with personal clinical profile so to deduce adequate significance. More? Ask your doctors timely. ...Read more
Three options. ..: Most times you give a sample by masturbation - fertility clinics have private collection rooms. For men unwilling/unable to collect in office, many clinics will allow you to collect at home in a container they provide then bring it in within 45-60 mins, keeping the cup at body temperature. Some guys can only ejaculate with intercourse; a nontoxic condom can be used to collect but it's not ideal. ...Read more
4 days back couldn't provide a semen sample for prostatitis. Since then no erections or very soft, reduced sensitivity. Can I still ejaculate for sample?
Yes: Ability can very up-and-down. This is normal and physiologic ...Read more
15-20mil = normal: 15 to 20 million per is the normal sperm count;not seen many over 35mil. ...Read more
Bf gets free vasectomy 1 hr 1/2 away but they need 3 semen samples afterwards. Such long drive&so much gas so...how trustworthy r post-vas home tests?
They are trustworthy: Yes those tests are needed to make sure sperm count comes to zero other wise you will get pregnant, as some may have anomalous extra vas, or get re-cannalize (which is rare also) ...Read more
Unpleasant feeling in urethra. Sti checks via pcr negative. Semen sample positive enterococcus faecalis. Not found in urine Can this cause urethritis?
Yes: You might have mild chronic prostatitis. It may be difficult to treat and will probably remain mild. Ask your physician for guidance. ...Read more
Diagnosis-Chronic Prostatitis, however semen culture+urine sample shows no pathogens. Should I worry about non-cultarable bacteria? STI screen Negativ
What's 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
Normal Appearance: Normal seminal fluid appears whitish to pearly opalescent. The amount that is produced with ejaculation may vary from day to day, though its consistency is typically thicker than mucus from a runny nose. If you've noticed a change in the color, quality or amount of semen you are producing, it's wise to make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
Leave well enough alone. By trying to influence the appearance of your semen you are likely to make matters worse for your health.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Varies place 2 place: Also how much needs to be analysed. Suggest you ask dr. Who advises semenanalysis, unless you are only interested in total sperm count ; % viable sperm. Then look up labs via google, call and ask how much they charge. Good luck. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: The study on the taste of semen is lacking and this concern carries no weight for clinical significance so it's been not worth to design such a study to specifically address your question up to this time. At best, the taste of semen seems more an issue teasing curiosity and fantasy than clinical practicality. ...Read more