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 is the chance of getting pregnant by precum?

Query: Hi doctor, I touched a women's vagina with my precum. Will she get pregnant? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Precum does contain a minimal quantity of sperm. So when the vagina comes in contact with the precum, there is a chance of pregnancy. However, the chances of pregnancy are very low (less than 1 %). I hope this was helpful.  Read Full »

Is semen analysis test essential for conceiving?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old male, and I got married two years ago. My wife and I have been trying to conceive for the last four months but still could not hit the mark. The menstrual cycle length of my wife is 28 days. We do not have any past medical history. Both of us are absolutely fit and fine...  Read Full »


Dr. Keeranmayee Mishra

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you and your family members are all safe. I understand your concern and will try to help as much as possible. You have been trying to conceive only for the last four months, and both are below 30 years, so there should be no room for anxiety now. You shall nee...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for watery semen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old male with a weight of 70 kilograms and a height of five feet four inches. I have a problem with my semen and sperms. My semen is watery and it is not as thick as it was before. I have a semen amount of 3 ml and sperms around 95 m/ml. I had sex plenty of times with my...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having sperms of 95 m/ml is a normal value. The thickness of the ejaculate is not determined by the amount or quality of semen. It is determined by the amount of prostate fluid and lubricant fluid produced by other glands. The amount and texture of these liquids are var...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,Kindly examine my semen analysis report and please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to [protect patient identity). Your sperm count is 30 to 32 million/mL. It should be more than 15 million/mL and it is normal. You have total motility of 60 to 63 percent. It should be more than 40 percent. You have a ...  Read Full »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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