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Doctor insights on: Sperm Motility

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What is sperm motility?

What is sperm motility?

Sperm motility: Grading scale: 0 = no motion. 1 = some head or tail movement, but no forward progress. 2 = feeble forward progress, not likely fast enough to swim against the current through the fallopian tube. 3 = rapid forward progression 4 = frenzied swimming (rarely seen in human sperm). ...Read more

Motility (Definition)

The ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process. It can also refer to an organism's ability to move food through its ...Read more


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How to determine if you have low sperm motility at home?

How to determine if you have low sperm motility at home?

Unknown: I am not aware of any home testing for sperm motility. If there is inability to conceive in a couple after 12 months of continuous attempts, both partners should be evaluated by an ob/gyn and urologist, preferably specializing in reproductive endocrinology and male factor infertility, respectively. ...Read more

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My sperm motility(1hr) is 40% and standard is >60% and my progressive motility score is 40(range 60-70).My doc asked me to take proxeed is it safe?.

My sperm motility(1hr) is 40% and standard is >60% and my progressive motility score is 40(range 60-70).My doc asked me to take proxeed is it safe?.

Yes: Proxeed is safe, has reasonable clinical data to support improved motility. I would also see a male reproductive surgeon to be evaluated for varicocele. 40% of men with subfertility have varicoceles and may benefit from repair. ...Read more

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Hellow sir sperm count:110m/ml.....Sperm motility active 35.....Sluggish 20 and inactive 45 percent....Test result:semen of reduced physiological sign?

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sperm count:110m/ml.....Sperm motility active 35.....Sluggish 20 and inactive 45 percent....Test result:semen of reduced physiological sign?

SPERM COUNTS: The strict world health organization definition of normal is quite stringent. This along with many people's samples changing even week by week can make it difficult to go by. There are routinely form issues with sperm and motility can be active but little forward progression etc. ...Read more

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Is it good to have really high sperm motility?

Is it good to have really high sperm motility?

Yes: Yes, if you're trying to have children, your sperm have a long swim ahead of them, and can use every advantage! ...Read more

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What should be the normal sperm motility for a healthy male? My doctor says it should be more than 60 %.

What should be the normal sperm motility for a healthy male? My doctor says it should be more than 60 %.

Normal Sperm Motilit: Most labs have seen a drop in the normal range over time. the majority of labs say anything over 40% motility is fine. Consider Male Motility Enhancer @ Theralogix.com if less than that. See a urologist to check for dilated testicular veins, a varicocele. First, though recheck an SA after 3-4 days abstinence. ...Read more

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What is sperm motility?

Sperm motility: Grading scale: 0 = no motion. 1 = some head or tail movement, but no forward progress. 2 = feeble forward progress, not likely fast enough to swim against the current through the fallopian tube. 3 = rapid forward progression 4 = frenzied swimming (rarely seen in human sperm). ...Read more

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How to increase sperm motility?

How to increase sperm motility?

Sperm motility: Check for possible varicocele(varicose veins) along spermatic cord; wear boxer shorts instead of tight clothing; avoid drugs like cocaine, marihuana; avoid hot tub baths. ...Read more

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How can I boost sperm motility?

You can't (mostly): Most experts say you can't. Even if low you don't need to boost motility already in a normal range. Common sense like reduced alcohol and no tobacco helps some men, but it's a very small change. Men with anatomic abnormalities sometimes improve mot through surgery. Some fertility specialists and uroplogists have good experiences with using supplements and drugs, but no good studies back this up. ...Read more

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How can I improve sperm motility?

How can I improve sperm motility?

See a Doctor: Why is your sperm motility low? Have you been checked by a Urologist? Yo may have a varicoele that can be removed and your sperm motility can get better. also, do not expose your scrotum to heat. Avoid jacuzzis. Avoid jobs that increase your heat exposure. ...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