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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Yes: Not bad. Successful pregnancies have been achieved with numbers much lower than this. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

I masturbate every day it will reduce my sperm counting or it will affect my test so my wife catches on?

It may: It may decrease the count. That's one of the reasons we say to not ejaculate for 2-3 days before the test. However, if you ejaculate daily, you can do the test with no abstinence and it will tell you what your true fertility potential is in a real life situation. ...Read more

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How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

How we calculate the semen's sperm counting, how doctor takes the semen for test?

Masturbation: The man usually gives a sample at the fertility center by masturbating into a cup after 2-3 days of abstinence. Alternatively, but not optimally, for men who can't or won't masturbate we have a special condom that collects semen after intercourse. ...Read more

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Low sperm count solution?

Low sperm count solution?

Depends on reason: It depends why-- if blockage then surgery to unblock, if hormones low then medicines to boost up, if testicles not working well then no specific treatment - usually ivf/icsi for fertility. And it also depends how low and what other abnormalities are seen. ...Read more

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What decreases sperm count?

What decreases sperm count?

Many: things can contribute to decreased sperm count,but alcohol seams to be one of the most,also as a side effect to certain meds. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Multiple things: There can be a number of reasons for a low sperm count. The best thing to do is to talk to either a fertility specialist and/or a urologist for more information and testing. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm count?

How to increase sperm count?

Healthy lifestyle: Start by eating a healthy diet and drinking lot of H20. Maintain a healthy weight. Exercise regularly. Get plenty of rest and decrease stress. Avoid drugs and tobacco, limit Etoh. Avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides. The temperature of the the testes must be lower than the core body temperature. Avoid tight clothes, prolonged sitting and biking, hot tubs /and saunas. Wear boxers. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Many possibilities: Including low testosterone, smoking, illegal drug use such as anabolic steroids, XS alcohol consumption, previous mumps, blocked vas deferens or ejaculatory duct, previous gonorrhea or chlamydia infections, retrograde ejulation, undescended testes now or bilateral undescended testes as a child, prolonged heat as in sitting in hot tub for a long periods and obesity. ...Read more

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What causes low sperm count?

What causes low sperm count?

Low sperm count: Many things. Could be infection, behavioral, hormone imbalance, smoking, clothing, your anatomy, etc. most men worried low sperm counts should have a few sperm counts, blood work, a full urologic exam and them likely more tests as these initial surveys indicate. ...Read more

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Food to increase sperm count?

Food to increase sperm count?

Nutrition and sperm: Unfortunately, there are many causes of low sperm counts, although improper diet is not one of them. If, after being evaluated by a urologist who specializes in male infertility, no cause can be identified, eating a healthy diet can't hurt. There are vitamins specifically designed for men trying to get have a child. Try theralogix.Com. ...Read more

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What is a healthy sperm count?

Combination: With sperm count, we look at a combination of things, such as volume, concentration, motility (percentage that move) and morphology (percentage that look normal). With latest guidelines, over 14 million/ml is considered normal as is > 40% motility and >4% morphology. ...Read more

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Can weed make low sperm count?

Can weed make low sperm count?

See new studies: It may have an impact. Here are some articles about studies on the subject. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-188394/cannabis-link-male-fertility.html: http://news.Bbc.Co.Uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/ 3586115.Stm. ...Read more

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How to lower your sperm count?

How to lower your sperm count?

Here are some ...: Sperm production is under the control of Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) so any thing that can diminishes or eliminates FSH leading to suppress testosterone will decrease sperm production. So, be careful if there is medical necessity to use the drugs in this category. For detailed, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Ways to increase sperm count.?

Ways to increase sperm count.?

Low Sperm?: If you are having low sperm at your age then there has to be more to the story. If you are on any hormone supplements or body building products that is the issue. If you have had injury to your scrotum we need to know this. If you just want more sperm then there is little to do to help you. Most 26year old men are just fine as they are. ...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 I increase sperm count?

How do I increase sperm count?

Lifestyle choices: Sperm counts can be low for a number of reasons. Smoking, alcohol and marijuana can also lower count and motility. Sometimes hormones may also be low and there are meds that can improve this. You need a thorough workup from a urologist or reproductive endocrinologist to see why it's low in the first place. Start with llifestyle changes. Avoid all testosterone boosters or steroid as well. ...Read more

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How to increase my sperm count?

How to increase my sperm count?

Proper Environment: Sperm count is controlled by a number of factors, some which are out of your control. If there is a specific medical cause for a low sperm count (varicocele, hormones), correcting those may help. Otherwise, proper diet, proper hydration, proper rest, proper temperature (boxers vs. Briefs), increase the interval between ejaculations, etc. ...Read more

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How can I increase sperm count?

How can I increase sperm count?

Sperm count: it depends on the cause of low sperm count or oligospermia. Have you done a sperm analysis? what is the count? detailed history and PE is needed. TO increase the count, you should stop smoking if you smoke, and avoid anabolic steroids. Varicocele is well known cause of low sperm count as well. sometimes, hormonal therapt can help if there is an hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How to increase my sperm count?

In most cases: You cannot, but first are you sure you 'need' to increase it? Have you had a bad semen analysis? ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

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Sperm Count (Definition)

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