Sperm Count

The sperm count is determined through a semen analysis. In a semen analysis, the number of sperm, shape of the sperm, and sperm motility are checked. These factors are essential for testing male infertility.

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What are the best treatments to increase sperm count?

Query: Hi doctor,My sperm count is less than normal for the past six months. It ranges from 11 to 14 million/mL. The rest of the parameters are normal. Please advise a best treatment. I am taking Addyzoa for the past four months.   Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kyal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your sperm count and volume are low. If there is no improvement in these parameters after three months of medication, it is best to do intrauterine insemination (IUI). The sperm is treated or prepared before IUI and it helps to select motile fractions of the sperm for i...  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 »

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 »

What are the treatment options for watery semen?

Query: I am 24 years old male and i am having problem with my semen and sperms the semen is watery type not 100% but its not thick white as it was before Amount of semen is 3ml Sperms are 95 M/ml My age is 24 Height : 5' 4" Weight :70  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Thank you for using iCliniq. Be sure that I read your information very careful and will do my best to help you. First of all 95mio/ml is a normal value. What is more, the thickness of your ejaculate is not determined by the amount or quality of your semen but by the amount of prostate fluid an...  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 »

I am 69 year old and my sperm count is less. What can be done to increase the quality?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 69 years old male with 184 lb and 6’1" in height. For three years, my volume averaged 0.5 ml antegrade and 1.5 ml retrograde, motility 8 to 17 %, concentration 25 to 80 million. In the past two years, the volume has been 0.2 ml, concentration 20 to 30 million, motility either 0 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The causes for retrograde ejaculation can be many rights from drug abuse, chronic conditions like diabetes, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, or any prostatic surgery or medications. They can be evaluated in detail, and the cause can be identified and treated ...  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 »

Is there a way to increase sperm count?

Query: Hi doctor,My semen result is as follows: Volume 2 mL, pearly white in color and viscous, 30 minutes liquefaction time, 20 millions/mL sperm count, 45% motility, normal morphology 70% and abnormal morphology 30%. Is there any issue with my semen report? Is there any abnormality that will lead to prob...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your semen analysis report is normal and in my opinion, there is no need to worry. The sperm count is 20 million/mL, which though is low, but in the normal range. Morphology, motility and liquefaction time are also normal. I do not find this report has any issue in ge...  Read Full »

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