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Done semen analysis. Trying to have a baby. How severe is the problem?

Hi I recently got married and trying to have a baby for he ladt 5 months. just got my semen analysis done. The outcome is: Sperm count. 11 million per ml Volume 4.7 ml Total sperm count 52 million Motility 9% Rapid linear motility 0% Morphology 3% normal sperm Please advise if its ok. If not how severe is the problem. If there is a credible treatment and how much hope i can have. Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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Sep 2012
Hello, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das
Firstly, Sperm count per ml is lower than required (normal is >20million / ml as per WHO1999).
But total sperm count is normal. Its because, as per WHO, normal volume of semen is taken as 2 ml.
But The morphology is quite devastating. Required motility is >25% active motile and total motility is > 50%.
Morphology of the sperm is very bad.
So, over all you have low sperm concentration with low sperm motility and mostly abnormal sperm.
The semen analysis report is not OK. The problem is very severe.
Consult with an infertility specialist for further investigation and management.
Answered: Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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