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An_251689 posted:
did my semen analysis yesterday and got the report,

[SEMEN ANALYSIS>

[SEMEN ANALYSIS PHYSICAL>
Quantity: 5.0 ml
Colour: Greyish White
Transperancy: Opaque
Viscosity: Viscid
Time of
Collection: 1:55pm
Time of
Liquification: 2:25pm
pH: 7.5


[SEMEN ANALYSIS CHEMICAL>
Fructose: Positive

[SPERM COUNTS>
Total Count: 80 Million/ml
Live Count: 50 Million/ml
Sperm per
Ejaculate: 400 Million

[MOTILITY>
Percentage Motile Sperm: 63%
Rapid Linear Progression: 10%
Slow / Non Progression: 50%
Non Progessive: 40%

[SPERM MORPHOLOGY>
Normal Form: 25%

[HEAD ABNORMALITY>
Large Oval: 5%
Tapering: 10%
Duplicate/Double: Bent Head = 15%
Amorphous: 10%
Round: 15%

[MID PIECE ABNORMALITIES>
Midpiece Abnormalities: 20%

[OTHER CELLS>
WBC : 2
RBC: 1



according to the normal range mentioned on the report there are 2 things which are low, RAPID LINEAR PROGRESSION (should be more then 25%) and the NORMAL FORM (which should be more then 30%).
I read on the internet that if the semen analysis contains more then 1 White Blood Cells that would mean that either there is an infection or infertility issue.

please help me, will i be able to have a baby, i am married for about 2 years.
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amyaalc responded:
Overall your numbers aren't bad and yes you should be able to have a baby someday.

You need to have your local urologist review these results with you and see if you have prostastitis or epididymitis causing an increased white blood cell count. These are easily treated and some men just get it from time-to-time.

The prostatitis or epididymitis can be the cause of low normal forms and lowered progressive motility and should improve after treatment.

If you are actively trying for a pregnancy please follow these sperm healthy lifestyle guidelines to help improve the morphology and motility.

Amy Perkins, MS, TS (ABB)
Laboratory Supervisor
Arizona Andrology Laboratory & Cryobank
International Center for Vasectomy Reversal
 
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amyaalc replied to amyaalc's response:
Sperm-Healthy Lifestyle

1. No heat to the scrotum and groin areas. Heat causes damage to the sperm cells so stay away from hot tubs, saunas, Jacuzzis or soaking in baths above body temperature.
2. Stay well hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids. Caffeine is okay in moderation.
3. Eat a well balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Red meat and fish should be consumed regularly.
4. Regular ejaculations, every 24-48 hours, to keep the system revved up.
5. Avoid testosterone replacements and all male hormone/androgen supplements. These can drastically reduce or even zero-out sperm counts.
6. Absolutely no tobacco in any form. Tobacco use causes DNA damage to sperm cells that leads to lower pregnancy rates, increased incidence of miscarriage and birth defects. This holds true for marijuana and other recreational drugs.
7. Alcohol in moderation. Excess drinking is associated with significant sperm toxicity.
8. Maintain a healthy BMI level. Excess fat tissue results in increased estrogen and lowered testosterone.
9. Avoid cells phones in pants pockets or belt clip attachments. Do not place laptop, tablets or other computer devices directly on lap.

When it comes to supplements more does not always equal better so please follow the dosages below. If you are not a fan of taking all these individually we would recommend purchasing a male fertility blend vitamin such as FertilAid for Men, Fertility Blend for Men, Conception XR or other blended multivitamins containing a majority of these ingredients such as GNC's B-Complex 75 Complete (as low as $9.59/month) with the addition of the missing items. Fertility Boost for Men can also be added to help improve sperm motility and forward progression.

Always consult your primary care provider before starting any supplements.

Vitamin/Anti-oxidant Dosage Benefits

B Complex Once daily DNA
Vitamin C 500 mg daily Count, motility and morphology
Vitamin D 400 IU daily Improves sperm quality
Vitamin E 400 IU daily Motility, viability and morphology
Coenzyme Q10 200 mg daily Motility and forward progression
Folic Acid 1 mg daily Count and DNA
Acetyl L-carnitine 1 g daily Motility and forward progression
L-carnitine 1 g daily Motility and forward progression
Lycopene 10 mg daily Count and motility
Selenium 200 3BCg daily Motility, viability and morphology
Zinc 50 mg daily Count and DNA
Fish oil capsules 2-3 daily Count, motility and morpholog
 
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amyaalc replied to Anu06's response:
Home tests do not give a patient any information on sperm quality so it is wise to save the money on the home test and spend on an official test done at an accredited medical testing laboratory.


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