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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
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