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Do an old man's sperm look just a young man's sperm under the microscope?
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Sperm of men
Microscopically there is no difference between sperm from a young and an old man.
Clearly the dna of the sperm from an "old" has a higher chance of abnormalities associated with them.

In brief: Sperm of men
Microscopically there is no difference between sperm from a young and an old man.
Clearly the dna of the sperm from an "old" has a higher chance of abnormalities associated with them.
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Dr. Andrew Silverman
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are mild changes in sperm quality with advanced age, but sperm are generally normal appearing in older men, indistinguishable from a younger man's sperm under the microscope.

In brief: Yes
There are mild changes in sperm quality with advanced age, but sperm are generally normal appearing in older men, indistinguishable from a younger man's sperm under the microscope.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: They look the same
There may be fewer sperm, but you can't tell this by simply looking thru a microscope.

In brief: They look the same
There may be fewer sperm, but you can't tell this by simply looking thru a microscope.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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