Is rare sperm the same as rare non-motile sperm?

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Posted on Mon, 6 Nov 2017 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: I recently had a post vasectomy semen analysis test completed. The results were "Rare sperm observed (<1/HPF) from a centrifuged specimen". I am trying to understand this result. Is rare sperm the same thing as rare non-motile sperm? Is it safe to have sex with my wife without using contraception? Is there a risk of pregnancy?
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Answered by Dr. Manuel C See IV 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes it is safe.

Detailed Answer:
Good day and thank you for being with HealthcareMagic

Yes a rare sperm is the same as a rare non motile sperm. Yes it is safe for you to have sex with your wife with no risk of pregnancy.

I hope I have answered your question satisfactorily.
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