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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

Sperm (Definition)

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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I don't drink i don't smoke. My friends smokeim around them.But ihave n low sperm count and i don'tdrink or smoke whatcan ido to increase sperm count?

I don't drink i don't smoke. My friends smokeim around them.But ihave n low sperm count and i don'tdrink or smoke whatcan ido to increase sperm count?

Sperm count can vary: And labs are not always accurate in their counts. Keep in good health and sperm count will generally be ok. Avoid toxins like you're doing, as well as heat, trauma, radiation, etc. And check w/your doctor if you're concerned. ...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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Sperm Count (Definition)

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