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What color is sperm if someone has a low sperm count?

Dr. Sy Le Dr. Le
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What color is sperm if someone has a low sperm count?

Clearer: The presence of sperm gives semen its characteristic milky white color. In men who had vasectomy, their semen appears clear. Thus, the lower the sperm count, the clearer the semen would appear. A complete semen analysis will yield a more accurate answer. ...Read more

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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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What causes a low sperm count?

What causes a low sperm count?

Many factors: A low sperm count can result from hormonal abnormalities resulting in decreased sperm production, anatomic abnormalities such as blocked ejaculatory ducts or strictures in the urethra which can physically reduce semen volume, surgeries/medications that can result in retrograde ejaculation thus decreasing semen volume, and primary testicular failure. See a urologist to help define the problems. ...Read more

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How do you get a low sperm count?

How do you get a low sperm count?

Hi temperature: In most cases the cause of low sperm count is unknown. However, conditions that elevate groin temperature (varicocele, hot tub, placing portable computers on thighs) are the culprits. Taking testosterone for low libido can quickly shut down sperm production. Other causes include stress, high prolactin, and chromosome abnormalities and y deletion mutation (if concentration of <5 million/ml). ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a low sperm count?

How can I tell if I have a low sperm count?

Get a Semen Analysis: Semen analysis is best done through a fertility clinic or urology office rather than a general medical testing lab. Home sperm tests are not very useful, and you can't tell by looking at your semen. If you're not trying to conceive assume you're fertile; if you and your partner are trying to conceive you should both see a fertility specialist (rei) for testing and individualized treatment. ...Read more

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I have a low sperm count what is the solution?

I have a low sperm count what is the solution?

See urologist : There are several causes for having a low sperm count (hormonal problem, testicular failure, pituitary tumor, varicocele, medication, genetic, unexplained, etc.). Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of a low sperm count. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more

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How can you know if a man has a low sperm count?

How can you know if a man has a low sperm count?

Semen analysis: A semen analysis is a simple laboratory test that can be ordered by your doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend was diagnosed with a low sperm count today. What can we do?

Various: First be sure that he did not ejaculate for several days before the testing. Refraining from ejaculation for several days before your ovulation day may be helpful. If the sperm count is truly low, the treatment of choice is washed intrauterine insemination. This places the best sperm inside the uterus and increases chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sperm Count (Definition)

Sperm count is evaluating the density of sperm per million per ...Read more