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What is the purpose of the acrosome of a sperm?

What is the purpose of the acrosome of a sperm?

Dissolve ovum shell: Dissolves outer covering of ovum (egg) after sperm comes into contact with the ovum and permits sperm to penetrate "outer shell" of the ovum. After penetration nuclei of sperm and ovum can unite before they start to divide and form an embryo. ...Read more

Acrosome (Definition)

Acrosome is an organelle that develops over the anterior half of the head in the spermatozoa (sperm cells) of many animals. It is a cap-like structure derived from the golgi apparatus. Acrosome formation is completed during testicular maturation. In eutherian mammals the acrosome contains digestive enzymes ...Read more


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I had 5 semen test and have been told that I have 99 % of abnormal sperm, I was told that all my sperms are missing acrosome, how can I get them back?

Cant: So basically you have 1% normal morphology with few acrosomes. That is not going to change. It means that almost for sure you will need ivf with icsi to become pregnant, and that may not be as easy as it normally is to find good sperm. I would recommend consulting with a fertility specialist and getting started since this may be a bit of an uphill battle. ...Read more

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Sperm 0% morphology +no acrosome present-all other factors good. Is only way to conceive IVF with ICSI? Can it happen naturally? Female tests all good

Sperm 0% morphology +no acrosome present-all other factors good. Is only way to conceive IVF with ICSI? Can it happen naturally? Female tests all good

ICSI: Natural pregnancy can still happen in cases of zero morphology, however the chances of conception are very low. ICSI is recommended when zero morphology is encountered. ...Read more

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Husban sperm count 60 sperm motility 90 normal form 9%elongted 2% small absent acrosomes 5% other abnormalities 84%good for intra uterine insemitation?

Husban sperm count 60 sperm motility 90 normal form 9%elongted 2% small absent acrosomes 5% other abnormalities 84%good for intra uterine insemitation?

Yes: Yes good for iui, but if that is his consistent result (on two tests), and the cervix is normal and you are not using Clomid (clomiphene) as a stimulation drug for fertility treatment, there is no good evidence that IUI actually increases pregnancy rates. Iui became popular as a treatment to balance the negative effect of Clomid (clomiphene) on the cervical mucous. Now with newer drugs not so necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: acrosome?

See below: Acrosome is an organelle that develops over the anterior half of the head in the spermatozoa (sperm cells) of many animals. It is a cap-like structure derived from the golgi apparatus. Acrosome formation is completed during testicular maturation. In eutherian mammals the acrosome contains digestive enzymes (including hyaluronidase and acrosin). ...Read more

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After ejaculate inside, what to do to wash away sperm for hygienic purposes not to get infection (im not concerned about pregnancy cause im on yaz)?

After ejaculate inside, what to do to wash away sperm for hygienic purposes not to get infection (im not concerned about pregnancy cause im on yaz)?

A vagina self-cleans: Vaginas are designed to be self-cleaning. It is not natural to be washing the inside of a vagina, but once in a while may be ok. If bacterial vaginosis is a problem, one might do better if she keeps semen out of her vagina for a while, to allow her vagina to naturally self-clean and maintain normal acidity ; normal microbes. Frequent sex is fine, but using condoms to contain the semen each time. ...Read more

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Does hand sanitizer kill sperm on hands? (70% ethyl alcohol, purpose antimicrobial)

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Does hand sanitizer kill sperm on hands? (70% ethyl alcohol, purpose antimicrobial)

Yes, ...: Despite no specific study, commonsense would firmly support the sperm-killing ability of sanitizer. So, yes. Nonetheless, follow the current available recommendations to safeguard practice of safe sex so to lessen unnecessary and unwanted anxiety and fear. ...Read more

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Very little sperm?

Very little sperm?

Need testing: If you low sperm count, you need an evaluation to determine the cause. It may be a hormonal problem, obstruction, or failure of the testicles to make sperm. Routine blood tests will help identify the cause. ...Read more

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Is thick sperm normal?

Is thick sperm normal?

It can be: The viscosity or thickness of semen depends on the number of recent ejaculates as well as the hydration status of the patient. Several ejaculates within a small amount of time will increase the thickness and decrease the volume. ...Read more

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Why do I have clear sperm?

Why do I have clear sperm?

Semen: Semen can have all kinds of different appearances based upon recent food, sex, medications or supplements, etc. Sperm are microscopic and cannot be seen by the naked eye. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to eat sperm?

Safe: It will not harm you in any way; whether it's healthy is a matter of opinion. ...Read more

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Does sperm survive on towel?

Does sperm survive on towel?

No: Sperm is very fragile and won't survive the stress of any environment outside of the body. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

Easy. Stay healthy: Sperm production wants to run hard and fast. By poisoning your body with drugs, tobacco and processed foods (i call it airport food) you drag things down. Stay fit, stay trim, stay healthy, reduce your stress and treat your body like a temple. See: http://www. Theturekclinic. Com/increase-male-fertility. Html. ...Read more

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How to increase sperm counts?

How to increase sperm counts?

Stay healthy: Stay healthy, eat right, exercise, stay lean, don't take medications or drugs, stay away from tobacco and alcohol, avoid radiation or heavy metal toxins, have good genetics. Sperm count can vary a lot depending upon who is doing the counting. ...Read more

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What cause sperm to be white?

What cause sperm to be white?

What is is....: That is the natural color without any excess cells or blood or other fluids. I am not sure what you are really asking. It is just what it is. ...Read more

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Can a man have clumpy sperm, ?

Can a man have clumpy sperm, ?

Yes: "clumpy" semen is a fairly common finding in men and almost always of no clinical significance especially in the absence of any symptoms. Contributing factors may include infrequent ejaculation, dehydration, diet, inflammation, and less often infection. If no symptoms of prostate inflammation or infection (pain, burning, blood in semen), then no further evaluation needed. ...Read more

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What cause my sperm not white?

What cause my sperm not white?

Semen is normal: Semen is usually not fully white....Especially as one ages. This is nothing to even concern yourself about. ...Read more

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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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What is sperm enhancement test?

What is sperm enhancement test?

May be methods of...: Sperm enhancement may be talking about methods that the fertility specialists can use to help get sperm to move more, for in vitro fertilization. Sometimes, the doctors have to work with sperm that look "asleep", so they try different chemicals or techniques to get the sperm swimming (improve their motility). ...Read more

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What is normal amount of sperm?

What is normal amount of sperm?

Here are some...: The normal reference parameter for "normal" semen includes, not limit to, as follows: Vol -1.5-4 cc; total count - 40 million / ejaculate & 16 million / cc; mobility - 60% with active progression of 30%, etc. More detail? To http://www. Cmft. Nhs. Uk/saint-marys/our-services/andrology/reference-ranges-for-semen-analysis. Best to fertility, health, ... ...Read more

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Is there another term for sperm?

Is there another term for sperm?

A few: Spermatozoa, gametes come to mind for the cellular component but the fluid is properly known as semen ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown sperm?

Thanks for asking!: Brown sperm is usually related to infrequent ejaculation and stagnation (rusty pipes) or repesents old blood in the semen (hematospermia) which almost always is benign and self-limiting. If persistent, recommend urologic evaluation to make sure no prostatic disease. ...Read more

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What is the average life of sperm?

What is the average life of sperm?

Hours to days: Depending upon how hospitable the environment is. They can live for decades if frozen. ...Read more

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How I get of this pain sperm cord?

How I get of this pain sperm cord?

Could be: Infection, enlarged lymph node, or even a small hernia. Show it to your doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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What medications to increase sperm?

What medications to increase sperm?

Multiple options: Why are you trying to increase sperm? Having issues getting partner pregnant? If so, for how long?
There are multiple causes for low sperm count and multiple possible treatments. Depending on the cause medications (clomiphene, anastrazole, hcg) or surgery may be of some benefit. You should see a urologist specializing in male infertlity to have full evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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How can I avoid to lose our sperms?

Sperms: I am not sure of the question. Sperms are produced in abundance do not be afraid if you lose some - there many more where that came from. ...Read more

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How long should u let sperm stay in u?

How long should u let sperm stay in u?

No limit: There is no limit; if you are trying to conceive, then as long as you can. The longer you have it, the greater the chance of the sperm swimming upstream. ...Read more

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What is the duration of an active sperm?

What is the duration of an active sperm?

Sperm survival: Sperm usually live for 2-3 days in the females system. ...Read more

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