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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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 »

How often should you have sex to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I am trying to conceive, but circumstances are not favored. My husband's odd work timings makes him too tired. We are hardly trying twice a month. Sugar and lipid profile are normal. Also, pap smear done, which is normal.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been married for more than a year and trying to conceive, ¬†then you should carry out some tests. It includes thyroid hormone profile, serum estrogen, FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) levels and TORCH infection profile (toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegaloviru...  Read Full »

Are there any medicines to treat epididymal cysts?

Query: Hello doctor, I was operated for cryptorchidism when I was nine years. My left testicle is 3.5 by 2.5 cm. I feel this is too small. Please suggest tablets to increase its size. I have epididymal cysts 7 cm long in both testicles. I have burning sensation and numbness and pain. Suggest tablets for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The normal size of an adult testis is 3 by 4 cm with an approximate volume of 12 to 19 cc. Patients with a history of cryptorchidism may have a slightly smaller size of the testis at adult stage. However, the size of the testis does not matter as long as the semen f...  Read Full »

Why is my semen transparent?

Query: Hi,  I am a 17 year old boy. I have been masturbating for the past 4 years.  My semen is transparent in color. Does that mean I am sterile and I cannot have a baby in future?   Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Masturbation is a healthy habit only until you are not addicted to it. Masturbating 2-3 times a week is normal. This habit of yours is not related to the color of the seminal fluid. A transparent semen does not mean that th...  Read Full »

Based on my semen analysis, can you tell me if I am fertile?

Query: Please I need to check my semen analysis if i am able to conceive  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Your count is 30-32 millions/ mL it should be more than 15. Total motility is 60-63 % it should be more than 40%. Normal morphology is 12-30% it should be more than 4%. Your motile sperm count is 18 million/mL or more. it should be 6 or more. So your semen analysis report is normal in both the repor...  Read Full »

Why is my semen yellow?

Query: Hello doctor, My semen appears yellow on toilet paper, but white on the skin. I even tested the color on a plastic object such as a white plastic fork. It still appears yellow. I have this problem for more than five years, but I have no other symptoms. Please see the pictures and let me know if this...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures you have attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and your semen looks absolutely normal. Get the following tests done to rule out infection: Semen analysis. Semen culture and sensitivity. You do not require any medications at...  Read Full »

Will varicocele in testicle cause male infertility?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in left testicle. So, my doctor sent me for an ultrasound and varicocele was observed. He said everything is fine and it will go with medications. The medications he gave me are Zenflox Oz, NAC-SR 100 and Pantogen 40. When I reached home, I started researching online about v...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Well, there is about 4 % possibility of infertility in people with varicocele, but usually, it is seen in people with bilateral varicocele. So, I do not think you should worry. Just take meds. If you are still concerned, do a semen analysis...  Read Full »

Does my semen analysis report indicate any fertility issue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have done a semen analysis test to know if I have any fertility issues and want an opinion about my test results. I can share a copy of my test report.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your semen analysis result (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which showed sperm number, concentration, and motile sperms are normal. One issue is abnormal forms which are slightly less than usual it can reduce the chances of fertility as abn...  Read Full »

Why is my sperm thickness less after taking Viibryd?

Query: Hi doctor,I am on Viibryd for depression and Lipitor for cholesterol. I am 25 years old. Now, I have a very hard time to get up and keep up my interest. It seems to have made my sperm less thick. I have read the side effects and discussed with a few people. I never had these issues before taking the...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concerns. I like to inform you that the decreased sperm count is not a side effect of Viibryd (Vilazodone) and there is nothing to worry in this regard. I understand that you got this feedback from your friends, but there is no such c...  Read Full »

Can a 34 year old conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old and trying to conceive. My report showed AMH 162, TSH 2.03 and prolactin 31.50. Can I get pregnant? I am also taking Clomid tablet in the first 4 days of the cycle.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) and prolactin levels are fine, but your AMH anti-mullerian hormone value of 1.62 is slightly on the lower side. At the age of 34, if you ovulate properly with good patent fallopian tubes and husband's semen analysis is normal, then the ch...  Read Full »

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