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Suggest treatment for low motility of sperms

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Posted on Mon, 14 Jul 2014
Question: my husband semen report says about Motility... Rapid linear progressive (grade III & IV) - 5% , Sluggish linear progressive (grade- II) - 45%, Non progressive motility (grade -I) - 5%, Immotile sperms - 45%. What does this means.
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Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR (28 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Low sperm motility

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for the query.
The normal sperm motility of the fertile semen should be above 50%. Among that rapidly progressive motility should be above 32%.
According to your husband semen analysis, motility is low.
Possible causes of lower sperms motility are stress, working in hot atmosphere, smoking, alcoholism, lack of vitamins and minerals etc.
Hope I have answered your query. I will be available to answer followup queries. If you are satisfied with the response, please give your review at the end of the discussion.
Take care.

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Brief Answer: Low sperm motility Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for the query. The normal sperm motility of the fertile semen should be above 50%. Among that rapidly progressive motility should be above 32%. According to your husband semen analysis, motility is low. Possible causes of lower sperms motility are stress, working in hot atmosphere, smoking, alcoholism, lack of vitamins and minerals etc. Hope I have answered your query. I will be available to answer followup queries. If you are satisfied with the response, please give your review at the end of the discussion. Take care.