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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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My sperm count report is as follows: sperm count 20 mil, motile 5%.Now is there any possibilities to get a child?

My sperm count report is as follows: sperm count 20 mil, motile 5%.Now is there any possibilities to get a child?

Low: The chances for pregnancy with motility this low without treatment are quite poor but they are not zero. Normal motility is 50%. You should consider rechecking this and if it still low see a urologist to see if there is anything they can do. It is likely you will need ivf to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Semen volume 8.4mm.Everything else is good.Total sperm count 52 million. Will it effect pregnancy by diluting the sperm?Semen is also watery

Semen volume 8.4mm.Everything else is good.Total sperm count 52 million. Will it effect pregnancy by diluting the sperm?Semen is also watery

Looks okay: The volume is bit high, but that shouldn't matter. The total count (total motile?) also appears normal. I can't comment on any other parameters because you only say they are 'good.'. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is the sperm count of an infertile man?

What is  the sperm count of an infertile man?

Sperm count: Its usually below 20 million with less then 4% normal morphology and amotility of less then 50%.However this is is arbitrary because with ivf men are not the problem any more. ...Read more

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What is gradient sperm washing?

What is gradient sperm washing?

Gradient Sperm Wash: Gradient sperm wash is a technique to filter the sperm through solutions of different densities to isolate the live moving sperm. We must remove the semen fluid which is very irritating to the woman's uterine lining. We also do not need to inject the dead sperm so we try to remove fluid and get the most active moving sperm. We have other techniques that work well too. Talk with specialist. ...Read more

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My husband has low sperm count of 4 million.His viscosity is vicious.While morphology is 25%.How to bring is count to normal? Plz help as I m hopless.

My husband has low sperm count of 4 million.His viscosity is vicious.While morphology is 25%.How to bring is count to normal? Plz help as I m hopless.

Semen analysis: First, both of you should be evaluated for infertility if you have been trying for over 1y to conceive a child. Second, he needs to be examined for varicocele and also have another semen analysis. There are multiple treatment avenues, but first he needs to see a urologist. ...Read more

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If my total motile sperm count is 63 million and motility is 30% would this be sufficient for natural conception? Normal morphology is 80%

Motility: As you know the only factor that is abnormal here is your motility. The first thing i would do is have a tested again. In my opinion it's likely that your sperm is going to be fine for spontaneous fertilization. I personally would agree to do inseminations with it. If you are not pregnant on your own in a reasonable timeframe then i would do inseminations. If you're not pregnant after three or four insemination then it is time to think they may truly be an issue with the sperm. ...Read more

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What is the minimum sperm count necessary to conceive?

What is the minimum sperm count necessary to conceive?

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

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My hubby got semen analysis done.His sperm count and morphology is excellent.But sperm motility is only 13%.Please guide what we sud do to hv a baby?

My hubby got semen analysis done.His sperm count and morphology is excellent.But sperm motility is only 13%.Please guide what we sud do to hv a baby?

Correctable cause?: If it is low on two tests, he should be evaluated for a cause, based on those results. A physical exam along with testing for endocrine abnormalities are necessary, as he has normal sperm. The most common finding would be a varicocele (15%), which can be corrected and may return normal numbers of sperm. For hormonal problems, stimulation of production with medicines might work. Seek a urologist. ...Read more

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What is the normal sperm count for men to impregnate woman?

What is the normal sperm count for men to impregnate woman?

15 million/mL: According to the most recent world health organization (who) recommendation, a normal semen concentration is 15 million/ml. In addition, having 10 million actively moving sperm will improve your chance of conception. ...Read more

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Hello, I have only 4% of normal-looking sperm but my sperm count is good, about 200 million per ejaculation. Is it possible to fix this percentage?

Hello, I have only 4% of normal-looking sperm but my sperm count is good, about 200 million per ejaculation. Is it possible to fix this percentage?

Normal sperm: 4% of this world is normal based on what criteria? If you are using the World Health Organization criteria than 4% is indeed abnormal since you were required to have 30% based on those criteria. Most advanced reproductive clinics use Kruger criteria and so 4% would be considered completely normal. Please verify what kind of criteria were used. ...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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What is the best way to increase sperm count & sperm mortality?

What is the best way to increase sperm count & sperm mortality?

Avoid Bad stuff : Alcohol, smoking and drugs can decraese sperm count. Smoking tobacco not only to decrease the quality of a woman’s eggs, but it is thought to reduce a man’s sperm count. Illicit drugs like Cocaine and marijuana have been demonstrated to affect sperm count and even motility. If you have a varicocele, fixing it can lead to improved motility. ...Read more

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If it takes just 1 sperm to fertile egg, y r men with low sperm count infertile. Does precum really cause pregnancy?

If it takes just 1 sperm to fertile egg, y r men with low sperm count infertile. Does precum really cause pregnancy?

Odds ratio: Sperm have to swim upstream the equivalent of a human swimming 8 miles. Not all of them will survive. The odds are better of 1 making the journey if there are millions to start. Pre ejaculatory fluid can contain enough sperm per drop so one might make it to the egg. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What causes a man's sperm count to be low?

What causes a man's sperm count to be low?

Correctable cause?: If seen on two tests, you should be evaluated for a cause. A physical exam along with testing for endocrine abnormalities is necessary. The most common finding would be a varicocele (15%), which can be corrected and may return normal numbers of sperm. Heat exposure (fever, hot baths) can also cause this. For hormonal problems, stimulation of sperm production with medicines might work. ...Read more

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