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Sperm Motility

Sperm motility is known as the movement of the sperm towards the egg in the female reproductive organ. Healthy sperm motility is necessary for conception. Poor sperm motility is a condition where the sperm is unable to swim or move, and it is known as asthenospermia. Men having a total of 19 million motile sperm are considered normal, and those with less than 6 million are known to have poor sperm motility.

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What does my semen analysis that shows low sperm motility and morphological defects mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. Two months back, I visited a urologist for sexual problems like low libido, a hollow feeling in the penis, and a relatively weak erection. I was suggested to get tests done to determine LH, FSH, estradiol, testosterone levels, and semen analysis. My LH level is 10, t...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. You have acceptable levels of LH (luteinizing hormone) and testosterone, and there are no implications for your health with these levels. However, I suggest you to repeat the test after fasting for eight hours. I h...  Read Full »

How long should I take Clomiphene tablets for male infertility?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old married male. Me and my wife are trying for a baby but not able to concieve. I did semen test, sperm count was 84 million, morphology 60 percent, and 40 percent viable but motility was very low five percent rapid progressive, and 10 percent slow progressive. So the d...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, these medications take one sperm cycle (around two months to act). As you have already taken for two and a half months, repeat the semen analysis test to see the improvement. Further course can then be decided accordingly.  Read Full »

Please review my sperm analysis.

Query: Hi doctor,I have done my sperm analysis. The gynecologist suggested low motility grade A, and I have been taking Fertisure M for the past month but, was a bit irregular in medicine but now following the strict timeline. She suggested consulting a urologist for agglutination or pus cells, etc. Kindly...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to know what problem you have. Are you suffering from infertility? If yes, since when? Did you try any other treatment before? I have seen your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears fine regarding quantity and motility. Regarding clu...  Read Full »

I conceived a baby with my wife after had cocaine. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I stupidly used cocaine at a weekend out and it looks like I conceived a baby with my wife the day after using it. Can this cause any serious harm to the baby? My wife is five months pregnant already and I have been worrying about something bad happening since then.  Read Full »

Dr. Meeta Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, it will not cause any harm as it does not have an immediate effect.   Read Full »

Can you suggest to us ways to get pregnant while having a semen infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45 year old male, and my wife is 26 years. We have been trying to have a baby for the past seven years. I had a sperm analysis in 2011. My count was 68 m, all the parameters were good except the presence of Proteus spp. bacteria. The doctor injected me with gentamycin once, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me start on a positive note by saying that she stands a very good chance of pregnancy, but there are some small issues in your infertility treatment which I will try to clarify. Let me expl...  Read Full »

My sperm count and motility are low. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old married man and I have a habit of masturbation once in a day since the last 13 years. I have no problem with erection or excitement but I am unable to conceive my wife. We have been married for the last two years. I have had sperm analysis and the sperm count is 25 a...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern.Masturbation is a safe habit, and it does not cause any problems like reduction in counts. So, you need not worry. Your counts are in low range, and the motility is also low. Though there are chances of conception, this may become a litt...  Read Full »

Kindly view my sperm test and confirm if the results are normal.

Query: Hello doctor, We are planning to have a baby. I have carried out a routine test for sperm analysis and want to confirm if the results are normal? 1. Volume is 4 ml. 2. Color is pearly. 3. Viscosity is fluid. 4. ph is 8.5. 5. Sperm concentration is 62.6 * 1000000/ml. 6. Total spermatozoa: 250....  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the reports. Your counts are fine with motility more than 30 % and immotile less than 10. Ideally, the counts more than 15 million are considered adequate as per WHO standard now, earlier it was 50 million. Also, there is no evidence of any infect...  Read Full »

What does the presence of pus cells in semen analysis suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, My semen analysis shows: Sperm Count - 98 millions/ml, Liquefaction time - 25 minutes, Reaction - alkaline. Motility: active - 70%, slugglish - 10%, non-motile - 20%. Morphology: Normal forms - 92%, abnormal forms - 8%. Other findings: Pus Cells 40-45/HPF. Semen culture also ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you do not have symptoms of urinary infection like burning, frequency of urination, blood in urine or semen, you need not take any medicines. Immature sperms also appear like pus cells on microscopy. One good option is to repeat the semen analysis after one week. Do...  Read Full »

How does a urologist diagnose low testosterone?

Query: Hi doctor, We are planning for a baby but I have a low sex drive. I am having sex twice a month. I have fatigue, stress, and low energy. I am standing for almost ten hours a day due to my job. After doing our routine check-up, we are planning to do IVF (In vitro fertilization). The doctor advised me...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. I have gone through the sent reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mention the months planned for having a baby. All the parameters are fine excep...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me a feedback on my semen analysis report.

Query: Hello doctor,I would like to get a feedback on the semen analysis report.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your sperm count is normal, but the motility and normal forms are low. If you are taking any medicine or nutritional supplements on a regular basis, then it may be due to its side ef...  Read Full »

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