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Based on seminal fluid examination can we have a baby? What is the sperm count and motility rate?

hello sir, my husband age is 33 years, we are expecting a baby. he done seminal fluid examination. and the result of this test was volume: 3.5 ml liquefaction: present pH : alkaline spontaneous agglutination: nil seminal fructose: present total sperm count: 6.0 mill/ml linear and progressive motility: 03% slow or sluggish linear or rapid non linear movement: 07% non progressive motility: 18% immotile spermatozoa: 72% morphology- normal: 26% abnormal: 74% pus cells: 0-3/HPF is he able or not?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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Sep 2012
Hi, Welcome to HCM
the report you mentioned indicates - low sperm count ( normal is > 20 million /ml as per WHO 1999).
Low sperm motility ( progressive + sluggishly motile - should be >50 % as per WHO1999). The morphology of the sperm is also compromised.
So, it is clear that there is little chance of having a baby.
But I think it can be improved by proper treatment and pregnancy is possible by using invitro fertilization.
So, consult with any infertility specialist.
Answered: Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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