What is Teratospermia?

Teratospermia is the presesense of deformed spermatozoa in semen. These sperms are not capable of fertilisation.

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gd mor sir, sir my husband sperm count is 40mill, motility; progessive motility 60%, non progessive 20%, immotile20%,
morphology:normal forms 75%, abnormal forms 25%,other findings: pus cells 2-3/hpf, epithelial cells:1-2/hpf, spermatogenic cells :1-2/hpf is there any problem ,husband is using paterina tablets , can i get pregnant ?please reply sir
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Semen analysis provides a general idea of male fertility.

The sperm count is normal at 40 million, it should be at least 20 million.

The motility or movement of the sperm would also be considered acceptable at 60%. It should be at least 50%.

Morphology refers...
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Hello Doctor,
I have a ASTHENO TERATOZOOSPERMIA as per the report of semen analysis. We have been trying for baby for a year. Can you please suggest me what should I do now? Is there any medication to improve the sperm quality(motility and anything that need to improve to enhance the chance of pregnancy). My Semen analysis report detail given below.

Abstinence: 4Days
Macro Examination:
Appearance: Normal; Liquefaction: 30min; PH: 7.6; Odor: Normal; Viscosity: Normal; Volume: 2.5ml
Micro Examination:
Debris: ++ ; Clumping: Sperm Density:
Sperm concentration: 59m/ML; Total sperm count: 147.5M
Total Motility:
Rapid progressive: 0%; Forward progressive: 10%; Slow progressive: 83%; Non Progressive: 07%
Sperm Morphology:
Normal forms 5%; Head defect: 86%; Neck mid-piece defects: 7%; Tail Defect: 2%

Thanks in advance for your help,
Thank for asking to HCM
Your report of semen analysis is not satisfactory, you have not mentioned your age, but from this report I could say that you must be above 40 years, the chances of having pregnancy is very minimal, still you can discus t with best urophysician or to see the infertility...
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Dear Dr Aniruddha,
Good day to you.
im Male age 36 from Malaysia. I need your advise on the treatment of my case indicate by SA report as Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia. my detaisl of report as below :
volume : 4.2ml , liquefaction time
concentration 9.9 x 10^6/ml , motility 21% ( rapid- 0 , slow : 11 , Non Progression : 10 )
total sperm count : 41.6 x 10^6 , motile sperm count 8.7, vitality : 33% ,
morphology : normal Base on the above results, is it very serious infertility case ? any treament for me ?
im hypertension patient on medicine novasc 10mg, simvastatin 20mg.
actually in younger time i have observe my sperm under microscope is poor movement, less count comapre to normal friends. is this genetic ?
Hope to your advise, thanks so much.
29 Oct 2013

Please get your self examined by a surgeon or urologist. This problem needs to be addressed. Physical examination has to be done check size of testis and hence the treatment for the same.

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Hello doctor actually iam married 3years now but we are trying for child from past one year but still my wife she can't get pregnant , but when we newly married my wife she got pregnant accidentally it's happened abortioned , and now we check with doctor they send me for sperm test and the result is Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia kindly explain me about what it's means and if its something problem then how can I cure this
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have what is called as Oligoasthenospermia meaning there by your sperm count is low and percentage of active progressive sperm that are important for effective fertilization of female egg is also low.
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Hi, pls refer the semen test result below and help me tell that is this result normal?
Macro Examination
Appearance : Normal
Liquefaction : 20min
Odour : Normal
Viscosity : Normal
Micro Examination
Debris :+++
Leucocyte : Occasional
TYpe : Non-specific
Clumping : Volume : 1.9ml *(Ref>2ml)
Round cells :0.2M/ml *(Ref sperm viability: 80% *(Ref>60%)
sperm concentration : 18 Mil/ml *(REf>20Mil/ml)
Total sperm count : 34.2 M/ejaculate *(Ref>40M)
Motility : 77% *(Ref >40%)
Immotile : 23%
a. Rapid progressive :3%
b. Forward progressive : 75%
c. Slow progressive : 15%
d. Non progressive : 7%
Sperm Morphology
a. Normal forms : 1% *(Ref>14%)
b. Head defects :(70%)
c. Neck/Mid-piece defects : 16%
d. Tail defects : 13%
e. Immature cells : 0%

classification : Oligozoospermia with severe teratozoospermia
Thanks for your query.
The result is definitely not normal.
IT signifies oligozoospermia .
This means a lower than normal sperm count.
Teratozoospermia means that most of the sperms have abnormal shape ( morphology ).
Causes for this condition can include - drugs, radiation, ageing,...
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my semen analysis report:

Sperm viability : 84%
sperm concentration : 49 million/ml
total sperm count 245 million /ejaculate
Total motility: 44%

rapid progressive : 00%
Forward Progress: 7%
slow progressive : 78%
non progressive :15%

sprem morphlolgy
normal sperm: 2%
head defect : 87%
neck defect : 8%
tail defect: 3%


Is there any chance of having baby?
Hello and welcome to HCM,
The semen analysis is as follows:
1. The sperm count is within normal limits. The normal sperm count should be atleast 20 million/ ml.
In your case the sperm count is 49 million/ml which is sufficient.
2. However, the motility of the sperms is nil.
Atleast 50% sperms...
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having a hard time understanding semen analysis....semen color white, consistency non viscous, semen volume 5.0, count unable to perform accurate count, motilty unable to perform, wbcs 1 million, semen ph 8.0, semen morphology unable to perform other info strict morphology has been correlated to be prognostic vale for fertilization in vitro 8 immature sperm/hpf 13 sperm observed/hpf rare motile sperm seen Optional Information: Person's Gender: Male Person's Age: 31 What have you tried so far?: semen anaylsis for infertility
Brief Answer:
You have Terratozoospermia.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query,based on the facts and report of your semen analysis that you have posted it appears that you have what is called as Teratozoospermia meaning there by that your semen contains more than 90% of abnormal sperms...
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My husbands sperm count com back
Normal forms 13%
Abnormal heads 83%
Abnormal tails 3%
Amorphous 26%
Immature 11%
Tapered 22%
Bent heads 10%
Pin head 2%
Large head 7%
Round head 18%
Bent tail 3%
What does this all mean?
His sperm concentration was 137 and he had 50% total motility
Thank you for choosing Healthcaremagic. More than 4% of normal forms is enough to get pregnant. Your abnormal forms could be due to INFECTION, kindly reply with if there are any PUS cells in semen analysis or any SEMEN CULTURE report.
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