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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Can I get pregnant with a single embryo transfer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old female. Both the ovaries are 10 cc, polycystic and AMH 7.31. My husband is 33 years old and has erection issues. The doctor suggested IUI, but husband's motile sperm count only 10 million. The doctor advised going for IVF with ICSI. Can I go for single embryo trans...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sperm count of 10 million is more than sufficient for IUI (intrauterine insemination). Please go for IUI, and you have an excellent chance to conceive. So, do not worry. I see that you are around 9 kg overweight, so please try to lose excess weight. It will help your ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest whether I have any issues with my semen report.

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, 20% motility, normal morphology 30% and abnormal morphology 15%. Is there any issue with my semen report? Is there any abnormality that will lead to pro...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The semen volume, sperm concentration and liquefaction time are in normal range. Morphology is also normal. The main area that needs attention is motility, which is lower than normal. Since the concentration is good, that should not cause...  Read Full »

I am trying to get pregnant for two years. How to achieve it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to conceive for about 2 years now. My prolactin is 31.8 ng/mL, progesterone is 4.1ng/mL, not opacified left fallopian tube and no free peritoneal spillage of contrast noted. My partner has varicocele. I had a shot of progesterone. Please provide some advice on how we ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is evident from HSG (hysterosalpingogram) that you have a left tubal block and only the right tube is patent. Secondly, considering that your partner has varicocele, it is important to get his semen analysis done to check for sperm count and quality if it is adeq...  Read Full »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

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