Semen Analysis

Test performed to see the concentration, motility, and morphology of sperm in a man's semen is called semen analysis. In this test, they also check the pH level of the semen, the fructose level in it, and the time taken for the thick white semen to turn liquid (liquefaction time).

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Will presence of pus cells in the semen affect fertility in men?

Query: Good health male 29 years old. Married until I've not child my semen analysis report all normal but pus cell 10 to 12 hpf is this normal? Please help me  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi Hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. A semen analysis is often recommended when couples are having problems getting conceived. The test will help a doctor determine if a man is infertile. The analysis will also help determine if low sperm count or sperm dysfunction is the reason...  Read Full »

Do I need ICIS for IVF?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently had a semen analysis in anticipation of doing IVF with my wife. The two parameters showed up as low are the percentage of normal morphology and motility index. I will attach the semen analysis results along with this query. My questions are the following. Am I considered s...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your total motility is normal and the morphology is low. To improve normal morphology, please stay away from heat, chemical, smoking, alcohol and cold compress the testes daily for five minutes. My advice is to take vitamins C, E, B complex, folic acid, zinc and eat more ...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain and inflammation in penis?

Query: Hello doctor, When I take the semen culture sensitivity test, the results show three types of gpc grown and my pus cells positive (scanty). What does it mean? I am so anxious about this, and my marriage is next month. I think I have been infected. I am so confused that I want to tell my partner be...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No worries, you will be well with antibiotics. Just share your report with me so I will prescribe your medications. Then you will get well before your marriage.  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment to become a father.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a sperm count of less than 10 million per mL. The semen analysis reported as follows: Volume 3 mL, abnormal forms 0℅, motility - rapidly progressive 20℅, sluggishly progressive 20℅, non progressive10℅ and immotile 50℅, pus cells 10-12/HPF and vitality 50℅. What are the...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since your sperm count is low and immotile sperm count is high, there is 40% to 50% chance. But, definitely there is a treatment for the same. Please consult your specialist doctor. For further doubts consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icl...  Read Full »

Can testicles injury result in low testosterone levels?

Query: Hi doctor,Two months ago, I had a hit on my testicles. For first one week, I suffered with pain in the testes during erection. My erection improved after two weeks. But, in general, my erection is slightly weak. I have had a scan done and the doctor said that I have a swollen blood vessel. But, he d...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. I think you are suffering from varicocele, dilated veins of testis. This will not be caused by trauma. A long term untreated varicocele can cause changes in your sperm parameters such as sperm count, motility, etc. Your weak erection prob...  Read Full »

What should be the normal sperm count in a fertile male?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I have done the semen analysis, and the doctor where I have consulted has not responded to my query. Sperm count is 30 million. Active motile is 40 percent. Slugish 30. Non-motile 30. Kindly advise what to do. What are the sperm count for a normal person...  Read Full »


Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have not uploaded any attachment of your semen analysis report along with your query. It is hard to give you a complete proper answer to it. You have not mentioned your sperm morphology (size and shape), ejaculate volume, and whether the sperm count you have ...  Read Full »

Is there any concerning issue in my sperm analysis report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old male. I am healthy and no problem with my sexual life. We had problems conceiving. I tried for the last three to four months but failed. So I recently had my sperm analysis. Kindly explain my report. I also have acid reflux for a few years. I drink a lot of water at ...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your report looks normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). No need to worry. Are you on any continuous medication? If you are not on any medication. You can use tablet Carni q twice daily after food, tablet Ascazin 50 mg twice a day after fo...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution for low testosterone level and low sperm count.

Query: Hi doctor i am having varicocele grade 2 and my testosterone level is 1.7 at the age of 27 and my sperm analysis report is also not good count is very low what should i do sir .i am trying for kids but no use.  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Dear Bhargav, I can very well understand that you’re worried. Your test results show reduced numbers of sperm, a slight anomaly of a vein in your scrotum (not important), a minimal size difference of your testicles (needs follow-up), low testosterone and an infectious inflammation (important...  Read Full »

Please check our reports and tell us if I can conceive.

Query: Hi doctor, We have been trying to conceive for the past 3 years. My wife's report is normal. My semen analysis report is as follows. Volume 0.8 mL (2 - 6), appearance grayish white, liquefaction 60 minutes (20 - 60), viscous, pH 8.0, morphologically ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At present, are you on any medication? Did you have any other tests apart from semen examination? Your report shows decrease motility of sperms. Otherwise, all other parameters look fine. Decreased motility can be due to many reasons including smoking and alcohol. I s...  Read Full »

How does low linear progression in sperm analysis affect fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been married for a couple of months but unable to conceive a child. I have done a semen analysis test recently. I want to get the opinion of an andrologist over this report and discuss the treatment. I have got treated for varicocele ten years back.  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for sending your lab result (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can genuinely understand that you are worried because it is such a sensitive topic. I went through the results very carefully, and it does not look too bad. The morphology is fine,...  Read Full »

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