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The Minimum Sperm Count For Male Fertility
Yes: If you have exhausted all avenues including your mates . She may be very fertile or not if not then icsi and ivf can be a treatment but it can be very expsensive. ...Read more
How much should be the motility in sperm count semen analysis is normal volume 3.9 total count 38.1 million ejaculate is 148.5?
See answer: 2010 world health organization (who) reference values are the most widely used. Normal values are: volume 1.5-6.0 ml; count >15 million/ml; total sperm count: >39 million; motility: >50%; progressive motility >32%, normal morphology >4%. Some feel the most important single number in the semen analysis evaluation is the total progressively motile sperm per ejaculate which should be ? 12.5 million. ...Read more
Hot Rocks!?: Many people believe that the varicocele increases the heat in the scrotum. The heat may be the cause of sperm damage. Not every varicocele causes a decrease in semen quality. Sperm motility is often most affected. Surgery or embolization can be helpful but often it is unclear if needed. Always check partner too. I like sperm function tests like acrosome reaction to help decide on treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husbands sperm count of 39 million with 80% motility and 10% abnormal sperms. Is this good enough for an iui?
Sperms: Yes this looks like pretty good ejaculate. ...Read more
Homonal profile normal sperm count adequate but no conseption in seven years of marriage.what would you advise?
Yes: Not bad. Successful pregnancies have been achieved with numbers much lower than this. Best of luck. ...Read more
Here are some ...: This parameter for semen quality is not certain and one has to consider other parameters such as sperm concentration, total sperm counts, sperm motility, etc. To sperm concentration, it is usually desirable to be 15-20 millions per ml. In reality, concentration poses the odd of probability. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
It doesn't : Men can be fertile well into old age. Over 50, there may start to be a gradual decline but no drastic decline. ...Read more
Asparagus: Asparagus should help. Also avoid hot tubs. ...Read more
Microscopic eval: After liquifaction of the sperm sample an hour or so after ejaculation, a drop is placed in a small measured volume chamber, and sperm count and motility are measured under the microscope. Multiplying these values by the sperm volume gives a total motile sperm count, the best single measure of sperm quality. Many other measures exist. Automated systems are available for semen analysis. ...Read more
Is it necessary to use BCP one year after partner's successful vasectomy? At his 1 yr semen analysis, sperm count was at zero? Chances of pregnancy?
Semen Analysis info: The semen analysis is performed on a fresh specimen within 2 hours of collection. Before testing, a period of 2-4 days of abstinence from ejaculation is recommended. The specimen is best collected by masturbation into a sterile container. This is most conveniently performed in the facility provided at the laboratory however collection at home is acceptable if it can be brought in within 1 hr. ...Read more
Here r a few ideas: Improve sperm count by having less sex & masturbation; cutting out alcohol; avoiding hot baths and tight underwear that can raise heat in testicles; good nutrition and increase folic acid; lose weight; reduce stress. Too much intense exercise can cause a testosterone deficiency. ...Read more
Does masturbation reduces sperm count i masturbate 3 times a day from the last ten years and from the recent semen analysis my sperm count is 65 milli?
NO!: Your sperm are generated in your testes, stored for a moment in your epidydimus, and then ejaculated along with some seminal fluid generated in your prostate gland out through your urethra into who knows where. Remember that only ONE of those 65,000,000 sperm has to reach it's target to be successful! Yes, that is a normal number. You live in a violent country. I hope you survive long and prosper! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a semen analysis with 70% immotile sperm and zero fast progressive sperm mean that a man is infertile? Can the sperm quality be improved?
Here are some...: The parameters of your semen analysis for male infertility strongly suggests a very low likelihood to fertilize a timely waiting egg. How to improve it? You should bring this Q to your doctor assessing your infertility since s/he is the one who knows more about your individual specific situations than anyone online. Besides, female factors are known to contribute to some 45-55% of all infertility. ...Read more
If the female is taking Clomid (clomiphene) and the male has low sperm count can the female still get pregnant?
Yes, but: If the male has a low sperm count, you probably want to do an intrauterine insemination to spin down the sperm, especially if you are going through the effort of clomid (clomiphene). You could learn alot from my book tick tock, which i wrote to help people facing the scary world of fertility treatments. ...Read more
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