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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can i help you ?\
User :   Have a very personal health question. Is this the right forum
Doctor :   yes sure tell me
User :   Hope this chat won't be visible to anybody else
Doctor :   no we have 100 % confidentiality
User :   Myself and my wife are planning for a kid
User :   its a query regarding that
Doctor :   sure tell me
User :   In the process I got my Semen analysis done..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Wanted to know if the report is normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   Sperm count is 90mil/ml, actively motile is 30%
User :   is the report normal, or does it require treatment?
Doctor :   was there more written ?
User :   yeah...any specific thing you are looking for?
Doctor :   motility should be more than 50%
User :   The report says Actively motile says 30%, sluggishly motil 40%, non motil 30%
Doctor :   what is the count ?
User :   Volume 1.5ml and sperm count 90million/ml
Doctor :   90 mil ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   motility is low
User :   any treatment for this?
Doctor :   you need to see a urologist
Doctor :   and need a physical examination
Doctor :   since how long have you been trying for having a baby ?
User :   just last couple of months
Doctor :   well for infertility to be seen as a problem you need to try minimum for one year
Doctor :   then only you should seek medical help
User :   Is this a problem that requires immediate attention, or can i give more time before consulting the doctor?
Doctor :   as semen analysis can vary
User :   oh ok....
Doctor :   so you wait
Doctor :   dont worry you have time
Doctor :   may i know your age
User :   29 years
Doctor :   how is your health otherwise?
User :   I am fine, but my weight is on the higher side
User :   around 95 kgs....would that also be a factor in the sperm count?
Doctor :   regular exercise can promote healthy semen production
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   I do not smoke
Doctor :   you need to reduce your weight
User :   Alchohol consumption is very rare ...that too in limited quantities
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well just reduce your weight
User :   Any specific exercises....or is walking more than enough?
Doctor :   a gym would be the best option
User :   ok..
User :   Thanks for your time doctor...
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good bye
User :   Thanks...Good bye
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