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Have low sperm count. Underwent ayurvedic medication. What should it be normally? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:hello doctor
User:good evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i was suffering from very low sperm count
User:i had only 1million/ml
User:later i undergone a avurvedic treatment
User:now my sperm coun thas increased to 32 million/ml
User:please tell me is it ok now?
Doctor:Yes. It is good.
User:i will give u entire details of the report
User:could you help me in knowing the status
User:because the report says i have Asthenozoospermia
User:i dont know what it is
Doctor:Please give the details.
User:Quantity - 3 ml
User:colour - Grey white
User:ph - 8.0
User:Viscosity - Normal
User:Liquification time - 30mmins
User:Sperm count / Concentration - 32 millions / ml
User:Motility studied at - 60 mins
User:Actively Progressively Motile - 10%
User:Slowly Progressively Motile - 20%
User:Non Progressisively motile - 20%
User:Non Motile - 50%
User:Normal Morphology 0- 40%
User:sorry just 40%
User:Head defects - 30%
User:mid piece - 15%
User:Tail Piece - !5%
User:Pus Cells 4-6 cells / hpf
User:Impression - Asthenozoospermia
User:end of the report
Doctor:Let me explain to you.
Doctor:The count is within normal limits.
Doctor:But the morphology of the sperm and the motility is impaired.
Doctor:You need to have atleast 60% of actively motile sperm.
Doctor:And they should have a normal morphology.
Doctor:In your case there are many defects in the sperm structure.
Doctor:Asthenozoospermia means, there is a decrease in motility of the sperm.
Doctor:So, now you need treatment to maintain the sperm count as well as the motility.
Doctor:Have you understood all that I explained?
User:so what kind of treatment is necessary
Doctor:At present you are taking ayurveda treatment, right?
Doctor:I believe that will help in improving the condition.
Doctor:I am not eligible enough to comment on that.
Doctor:But, you may consult an infertility specialist to get a proper treatment for the same.
User:but for IUI treatment is this report is ok to undergo
Doctor:I am not sure about that.
Doctor:For the exact status of that you may require an advise from infertility specialist.
Doctor:In case it is not enough for IUI,
Doctor:there is another option to improve the sperm count, morphology and motility.
Doctor:You may take advise from nutritional experts.
User:will consult
User:thanks for the info
User:have a nice day
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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