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Morphological problem with sperms in the semen analysis report - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   can u help me understand my semen analysis. My doctor is to busy so they gave me the report
Doctor :   Ok proceed
User :   sperm conc 104.6 M/ml
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What about motoilty/morphology
User :   motility a +B +c 58.6 Rapid prog motilty 32%
User :   morp % normal forms 19.4 %
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Liquification time
User :   1 sec looking
Doctor :   Normal range for total count is 20 million /ml and your count is normal
User :   says normal liquefaction
Doctor :   regarding motility there should atleast 50% motile sperms even there your are in normal limits
User :   is that count or concentration? Its says semen conc.
Doctor :   COUNT
Doctor :   Morphology atleast 30% should be normal
Doctor :   But in your case its below normal
Doctor :   Otherwise a pretty normal report
User :   I dont see count just conc. is that the same
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It signifies millions per Ml
Doctor :   *ml
Doctor :   thats the same
User :   my morph % normal forms is low?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Its says next to that WHO 4th strict
Doctor :   One more thing is vitilaity specified in yoiur report
User :   and that 15% is the ref value
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what else do u need?
Doctor :   As per our standars we consider atleast 30%
Doctor :   vitilaity
User :   Is 19.4 real bad?
Doctor :   A normal sperm test is reassuring. If the test is abnormal the test will need to be repeated two to three times over two to three months to confirm whether the abnormality is persistent or not.
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   You see just one sperm is sufficient to do the job
Doctor :   But we expect better values just for more positive chances for preganacy and can assure the patient for success
User :   are my #s good?
Doctor :   Single semen analysis test is of little significance. Because of the natural variation in sperm quantity and quality, So see to that two or three samples be examined over an interval of one to three weeks
Doctor :   Yes they are Average
User :   can find vitilaity
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i meant cant
Doctor :   its generally 75% should be alive in the test
Doctor :   Its fine others vlues are normal
Doctor :   Except morhology which is a minor issue
User :   I never tried to have children with my first wife but im getting remarried and just wanted to make sure i v
User :   can have kids
Doctor :   Get the test repeated after two weeks with complete abstinence for a week and avoid smoking for a while
Doctor :   Yes you can
Doctor :   Wishing you all the best
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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