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Semen analysis interpretation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hi Doctor can you help me understand my seminal analysis it reads Volume 2.0ml Number per ml 26.0 million Total Count 52.00 million Agglutination N Viscocity Normal pH 8.3 Abnormal Forms 94 persent Normal 6 persent Immotile 16 persent Motility 84 persent Rapid 63 persent Sluggish 13 persent Non progressive 8 persent i have to wait to see my doctor witch will take up to 3 weeks so if you can help me undersand these results please im so worried than
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   im 29
Doctor :   And may I know the reason why the test was done?
User :   i have been trying to have a child with my wife for the last 2 years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   According to the reports, the ph levels are slighly on the lower side.
Doctor :   Apart from this, all your other values are normal.
Doctor :   I would consider the slightly low pH insignificant and label the reports as normal semen analysis.
User :   normal what dose the abormamal forms 94 persent mean ?
User :   that dose put a load off my shoulders
User :   is there any way to balance my pH levels
Doctor :   A significantly higher pH indicate alkalinity
Doctor :   which is seen in conditions of infection.
Doctor :   Abnormal forms means that on microscopic examination of each sperm, they have found 94 of them looking defective.
Doctor :   However such defective sperms have low motility.
Doctor :   Since the fact that your have 63% with rapid motility
Doctor :   there are good chances of fertility.
User :   or to inprove my chances as my wife is going for her first blood test of her cycle
User :   thank you you have been a great help
Doctor :   Your doctor who has physically examined you will be better person to say, if there is any other reason explaining the abnormal shaped sperms.
Doctor :   I wish you all the best.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no i think thats all thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thank you very much
User :   bye
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