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I underwent varicocelectomy 4 months ago, my sperm viability went down from 70% to 50%, with no changes in count, why is that?
If sperm from one women vagina transfer on uncover probe and after 5 minutes it transfer to another women vagina then what the viability of sperm?
Is sperm count 161million per 8 ml and 40% viability and 50% motile normal? Or considered on low base level?
Yes: I assume you mean 20 million per cc. Normal at your age should be 70 million per cc. Get checked out. ...Read more
Is it possible for my epididymis to be blocked where my semen analysis reports sperm count 225 mil/ml, motility 43%, morphology 2%, viability 71%?
Here are some...: It is possible but this question seems having no clinical pertinence for daily medical practice. To initiate an evaluation for your health concern, it is useful to follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
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
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
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