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Sperm (Overview)

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 to produce a baby.


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Very little sperm?

Very little sperm?

Need testing: If you low sperm count, you need an evaluation to determine the cause. It may be a hormonal problem, obstruction, or failure of the testicles to make sperm. Routine blood tests will help identify the cause. ...Read more

Sperm (Overview)

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 to produce a baby.


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How does sperm die?

How does sperm die?

Sperm death: Well, this is got to be one of the more unusual questions here. I'm wondering in what context you want to know. Sperm, like any living tissue requires some sort of "food or energy" to survive. We also have to remain in some form of solution and not dry out. There are formulas and chemicals that can kill sperm. Here's something you can read. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/spermicide. ...Read more

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How is sperm counted?

How is sperm counted?

Under microscopy.: A semen sample is first prepared for microscopic analysis and then loaded into a chamber called a hemocytometer. Variations of this device are also used for blood cell counts. The device has a grid, and the number of spermatozoa in each grid is counted. Based on these counts, the total number of sperm can be calculated. ...Read more

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Is thick sperm normal?

Is thick sperm normal?

It can be: The viscosity or thickness of semen depends on the number of recent ejaculates as well as the hydration status of the patient. Several ejaculates within a small amount of time will increase the thickness and decrease the volume. ...Read more

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How to increase sperms?

How to increase sperms?

Lifestyle: Seek urological evaluation. No alcohol. No recreational drugs. Boxer shorts. No steroids. Review any prescription meds with the doctor. On line there's a supplement called proxeed which may help. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live?

Awhile: Sperm typically lives 3-4 days in the reproductive tract in the cervical mucus but there are reports of it living up to 10 days. Sperm only lives in the vagina for 4-6 hours and has to get into the cervical mucus to survive. ...Read more

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What's the life of sperms?

Sperm: Sperm are known to survive for five days inside of the female and remain healthy enough to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to consume sperm?

Is it ok to consume sperm?

Yes: Sperm is primarily made from protein with a little sugar and salt. It is not harmful when ingested, although their have been individual reports of some allergic type reaction. Some alternative medicine sites suggest health benefits, although these claims may be more humorous than serious in nature. Some diseases can also be shared with eating sperm. ...Read more

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How do I enrich my sperms?

How do I enrich my sperms?

?: Do you mean improve your sperm count? Have you had a semen analysis, do you need to? ...Read more

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Why do I have clear sperm?

Semen: Semen can have all kinds of different appearances based upon recent food, sex, medications or supplements, etc. Sperm are microscopic and cannot be seen by the naked eye. ...Read more

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How can produce more sperm?

How can produce more sperm?

You can't: There is no certain way to improve sperm count. While environmental changes and nutritional supplements may offer some benefit, it is not likely the effect will be large enough to make a difference in your fertility. If there is a problem, be sure to see a fellowship trained fertility urologist. Most are not trained in infertility. Please check with a fertility center to know. ...Read more

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Can I eat sperm of any men?

Can I eat sperm of any men?

Can vs. Should: Of course you can. The question is whether you should. Ideally, oral sex should be a love-making act and it would therefore make sense only to have sex with someone you love. Like genital sex, oral sex carries some risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease and so you should be careful with whom you have sex in order to reduce the risk. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live 4?

How long does sperm live 4?

Sperm survival: Sperm can live for 48-72 hours in the female genital tract and can fertilize an egg if ovulation happens. Some reports show sperm living as long as 5 days (less likely). ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive?

Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question. ...Read more

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How to recover lost sperms?

How to recover lost sperms?

Gone forever: Just like the lost hairs that fall from the scalp each day, and like the lost skin cells that flake off of the entire body each day, the many sperm that come out of the penis each day are also lost and gone forever. There is no way to recover them, but what would a guy do if he saved them? The two exceptions are: freezing them in a sperm bank or starting a pregnancy (1 sperm "becomes" a baby). ...Read more

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Is it healthy to eat sperm?

Safe: It will not harm you in any way; whether it's healthy is a matter of opinion. ...Read more

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Are sluggish sperm healthy?

Are sluggish sperm healthy?

Sluggish sperm: Yes, probably. An old trick to improve sperm motility is caffeine + cough syrup about an hour before intercourse. It actually works! ...Read more

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Does sperm survive on towel?

Does sperm survive on towel?

No: Sperm is very fragile and won't survive the stress of any environment outside of the body. ...Read more

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Can sperm live for two weeks?

Possibly, unlikely: When sperm are deposited into the vagina they quickly move into the cervical mucus to avoid the acid ph of the vagina. Once in the cervical mucus the sperm swim through to the uterus and up to the egg over the next few days. Good cervical mucus is usually only present for 1-3 days before ovulation. It would be rare that the mucus would be good for 2 weeks and the sperm survive - not impossible. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

Easy. Stay healthy: Sperm production wants to run hard and fast. By poisoning your body with drugs, tobacco and processed foods (i call it airport food) you drag things down. Stay fit, stay trim, stay healthy, reduce your stress and treat your body like a temple. See: http://www. Theturekclinic. Com/increase-male-fertility. Html. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

How to increase sperm counts?

Stay healthy: Stay healthy, eat right, exercise, stay lean, don't take medications or drugs, stay away from tobacco and alcohol, avoid radiation or heavy metal toxins, have good genetics. Sperm count can vary a lot depending upon who is doing the counting. ...Read more

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How to increase sperms count?

How to increase sperms count?

Avoid chemicals: Questioner wants to increase sperm counts. I do not think there is a medication to do this. The focus should be on a lifestyle that avoids chemicals and toxins. It seems to be the case that sperm counts within the male population are trending downward. A causal candidate is the increase and pervasiveness of synthetic chemicals in our environment, including household products and food. ...Read more

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What cause sperm to be white?

What cause sperm to be white?

What is is....: That is the natural color without any excess cells or blood or other fluids. I am not sure what you are really asking. It is just what it is. ...Read more

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Can sperm live up to 4 days?

Can sperm live up to 4 days?

Sperm life: Yes sperm can live inside a woman for 3-5 days with some rare reports of up to 7 days. So be careful. ...Read more

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Do lubricants slow down sperm?

Do lubricants slow down sperm?

THEY CAN: Infrequently is there enough lubricant to cause this and many are not very thick at body temperature. The semen liquifies in the vagina after a few minutes allowing the sperm to swim more easily. ...Read more

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Can a man have clumpy sperm, ?

Yes: "clumpy" semen is a fairly common finding in men and almost always of no clinical significance especially in the absence of any symptoms. Contributing factors may include infrequent ejaculation, dehydration, diet, inflammation, and less often infection. If no symptoms of prostate inflammation or infection (pain, burning, blood in semen), then no further evaluation needed. ...Read more

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Is it ok if my sperm dribbles?

Is it ok if my sperm dribbles?

Yes: It is ok if ejactulate dribbles. Don't be intimidated by those high spurting fountains that are depicted in pornographic film. ...Read more

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What cause my sperm not white?

What cause my sperm not white?

Semen is normal: Semen is usually not fully white....Especially as one ages. This is nothing to even concern yourself about. ...Read more