Semen Hyperviscosity

Semen hyperviscosity is a condition that is characterized by thick, coagulated semen. The viscosity of the semen plays an influential role in the function of sperm, thereby impacting the fertilization process. It helps in the movement of sperm across the cervical mucosa, advances the speed of sperm, etc. Any infection, inflammation, or dysfunction of the male accessory glands results in semen hyperviscosity. Deficient zinc intake can also cause semen hyperviscosity.

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I am afraid that my premature ejaculation will affect my marriage life. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 27 years old and going to get married after three months. I am facing premature ejaculation. I have a bad dream after two or three days regular basis. So fearing about marriage as I have this problem. Semen maybe not thick enough and ejaculate after only 12 to 15 strokes. Need valu...  Read Full »

Dr. D. V. R. Poosha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. Getting sex dreams is not a bad thing. It is a part of normal sexual life. It is nature's way. You will not get any sexual problems on account of this. You can happily get married. 2. Semen thickness varies from time to time, depending on many factors. It does no...  Read Full »

My sperm does not liquefy for two hours. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My sperm does not liquefy for two hours. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It can be due to semen hyperviscosity (SHV). Common in 12 to 29 % of men and can lead to male infertility. Semen is composed of proteins essential to the coagulation and liquefaction of semen. Hypofunction of the prostate or seminal vesicles causes increased viscosity...  Read Full »

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