Semen analysis

What is Semen analysis?

Semen analysis is a very common fertility test for men. It includes sperm count, volume, motility, abnormal sperm etc. It must be within normal limit to enhance the chance of pregnancy.

Questions and answers on "Semen analysis"

Dear Sir,

My semen analysis shows: colour = Pearly White, Quantity = 2.5 ml, Reaction = Alkaline, Liquification Time = 30 min, Sperm count = 30, Normal Forms = 70, Abnormal Forms = 30, Active Motile = 60, Sluggishly = 10, Non-Motile = 30, Pus Cells = 2-3, Epithelil Cells = Nil, RBC - Semen = Nil, Crystals = Nil. Please let me know. Thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Normal semen analysis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I saw your semen analysis report.

Your semen analysis report is not. You don't need any medicines.

You can father a child with this report.

Let me know if you need anymore help....

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how could i tell if i was infertile

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Get semen analysis done

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for your query.

I have read you query and I understand your concerns about infertility.

Following is my reply:

1) You need to get semen analysis test done in a standard laboratory to see if there is any problem.

2) If there is...

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Hello Doctor,
I did semen analysis and my report says i have 7 million sperm per ml and the most worrying thing is i have 0% normal forms but 5% progressive. I am confused whether i will be able to father a child by IVF? Is it possible to father a child with this semen report?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Repeat semen analysis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about semen analysis.

It is difficult to conceive by IVF if morphology is zero. Moreover your counts are very low. However this report could be wrong also and hence it is not good to decide based on only one semen...

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My semen analysis quantity 1.5 ml colour yellow white viscosity normal reaction alkaline sperm count 15million /m l active XXXXXXX 30% sluggish XXXXXXX 20% Nonmotile 50% puscells 8-10/H P F Rbf Nil abnormal nil what about my position

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Normal semen analysis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about semen analysis.

Your semen analysis is normal. You don't need any medicines.

You can father a child with this report.

Let me know if you need anymore help....

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Reaction alkaline
Sperm count 14million/cc
Active motility 10%
Sluggish motility 60%
Non motility 30%
Abnormal sperms 2%

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Repeat semen analysis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

Semen analysis shows low sperm count and morphology.

However I don't recommend medicines based on single semen analysis test.

I suggest you repeat semen analysis in another standard laboratory in your town.

Let...

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Doctor please let me know that iam fertile and the semen analysis values are normal

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Normal Semen Analysis Report

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about semen analysis.

Semen analysis report is excellent.

You don't need any medicines for the same.

You can easily father a child with this report.

Let me know if you need any more clarification....

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Sperm count 62mil with motility at 1/2 hr active motile 20% sluggishly motile 60% and non motile 20%. There is a mention of abnormal sperms at 40% as well. Is this he normal range for us to get pregnant? Or do we need to look into some fertility treatments?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Normal semen analysis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about semen analysis.

Your semen analysis is excellent.

You don't need any treatment or medicines.

You can easily father a child with this report.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

Regards...

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I tied sperm nearly 10 years ago. but i had surgery and then from 2009 to present, plus the medication citalopram again. so i ejaculated very long . Can i have any chance to have baby or not ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please get semen analysis done

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You mean to say you underwent a vasectomy ( Sperm tied ) 10 years back and had reversal of vasectomy in 2009 to open tied sperm right?

Well considering above situation, the success rate for reversal of such procedure is very low....

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Paternal plus tablet will increase sperm count and quality. Is there any side effects?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Semen analysis required

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about semen analysis.

Paternia plus contains antioxidants which increase sperm count marginally in some men and not all men. There are no considerable side effects.

Please get your semen analysis done in a...

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Hi Doctor, I am 39 yrs old male. The smell of my semen is very foul. Smells like a foul fish. This has been very consistent throughout and doesn't change if I ejaculate frequently in 2-4 days or after long time. Please suggest what should I do? Consult doctor for any underlying infection or get semen analysis? Or take any medicines. Thanks.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
go for semen analysis and complete blood count

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

First of all you should go for semen analysis as well as culture, urine routine-micro and complete blood count to check for infection.

- Since when problem is there?

- Is there any...

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Recent questions on  Semen analysis

doctor1 MD

My wife and I are wanting to have a child for nearly four years since marriage. I am already 41 years old. In my sperm analysis made three days ago, the laboratory result mentioned that there is a pus found but no unit to measure quantity. Have not talked to a doctor yet on this.

doctor1 MD

my husband semen Analysis report is volume is 3.5 millions/ml, pus cells are 2-4/HPF, Spermatazoa count are 35 millions/ml., active motile 10%, sluggishly motile is 30%, non motile is 60%, normal sperms 72%, abnormal sperms are 28% tell me it is normal report or not ?

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Hi I underwent a semen anaysis and I am 26 years old.I contracted mumps last year. Volume:4.0, viscosity- decreased,pus cells-2-4,rbc-2-4, actively motile-37%,sluggishly motile_ 18%, morphology normal -97%.sperm count-18.6M. Is rbc in semen indicates something?Is my RBC result normal?thank you.Can i still father a child?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

I am sufferring from low sperm count and we had 6 IUI and 1 IVF using my sperm which got unsuccessful. Now we are trying from donor sperm and my wife had gone 3 IUI but all are ended with negative results. As per doctors, she is perfectly fine and all test results are normal imcluding HSG. What may be the problem and what could be helpful in this case?

doctor1 MD

Hello, Please direct this question to "sexologist" only. I am 30 years old male. I am healthy and do not have any diseases. I have few questions 1) At times my testicles hang loose. This does not happen always. Sometimes they hang loose and...

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hi doctor, i am 44 years old and my ivf is planned next month in XXXXXXX 2018. The Infertility specialist has suggested me to undergo Semen analysis and culture. The results of the HSA is as follows : VOLUME : 1.5 ML Total Count : 65 Million/ML...

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Hello Doc ! I'm 26 years old, married for one year and trying to conceive for the past 8 or 9 months. Last May, I was diagnosed with hypothyroid with a tsh level of 10. Since taking medicine, it has now dropped to 3. My husband's semen analysis...

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