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Is my semen analysis report normal ?

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I got married 7 years back. Still could not make my wife conceive. YYYY@YYYY

My semen analysis report here, taken twice in recent past which is confusing:

Date: 29/Mar/2011
Total count:25 million / cumm
color :Opaque
volume: 2ml
Liquification: 35
Reaction: alkaline
Viscosity: normal
Rapid: 1/2hr:60% 1hr: 50% 2hr: 40%
Sluggish: 1/2hr: 10% 1hr: 10% 2hr: 10%
Dead: 1/2hr: 30% 1hr: 40% 2hr: 50%
Normal sperm: 60%
sperm defects: 40% (tail:10, pin head: 15%, giant: 15%)
Pus cell: 3-4 /Hpf
Fructose: Positive

Date: 31/07/2011
Total count: 95 million/ml
volume: 5.5 ml
color: greyish white
Liquification: 20 mts
Viscosity: normal
Motility: 30%
Rapid:Grade A: 10%
Slow: Grade B: 20%
Non-progr: Grade C: 5%
Immotile Grade D: 65%
Normal sperm: 5%
sperm defects: 95% (tail:1, head: 44%, giant: 40%)
Pus cell: 3-4 /Hpf
Vitality: 55%

Could not understand what is the problem, two reports are confusing.

My penis is bit bend on erection toward left. not sure will it become problem.

Thanks in advance for the advice.
Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 in Infertility Problem
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 11 hours later

Thanks for your query. I have gone through the reports in detail.

The first semen analysis report ( date : 29/3/2011) is normal in quality and poor in count .

The second report (31/7/0000 ? date mentioned wrong ? ) is with poor motility, and good count , both have least or nil chances to cause pregnancy .
If both the tests were in the same lab i would ask you to repeat in a better lab and consider the need further evaluation.

Inadequate amounts of zinc can lead to low testosterone levels and diminished sperm count.Do consume foods XXXXXXX in zinc like Oysters,shellfish,Brewers yeast,Wheat XXXXXXX Pine nuts , pecans , cashews, veal liver etc and foods XXXXXXX in selenium like Brazil nuts , tuna , Lentils , kidneys , cashew nuts etc

The vitamin C in these foods affect sperm motility and viability. Vitamin C and vitamin A are found in many of the same foods: XXXXXXX red peppers, sweet potatoes, yellow veggies and fruits.Bcomplex vitamins also are necessary.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any follow up queries I will be available to answer

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