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100% abnormal morphology

My husband (35) and I (34) have been TTC for over 1.5 years now. He had his Sperm analysis done in June 2021 and that showed that good or normal morphology as this:
NORMAL SPERM: 15 %
SPERM-MIDPIECE TAIL: 26 %
SPERM HEAD ABNORMALITIES: 57 %
SPERM IMMATURE FORMS: 2 %


Last month, we finally decided to go for a fertility specialist and when they performed the morphology test
his numbers came out to be :
Normal Forms 0 %
Head Defects 100 %
Tail Defects 0 %

This seems to be a different method of testing called the Tygerberg Strict Morphology.

While the doctor has asked us to redo another semen analysis, we are trying to understand how things changed within 6 months, or is it a different test that happened in the previous lab. What should we do ?

thank you
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Semen situation changes since it is influenced by many factors.  Better to follow your doctor's advice to redo testing and in the meantime continue trying and DTD.
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Hi, I am sorry you are going through this. I recommend re-doing tests
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So, when you read about this, it is actually a very low percentage for ALL men of sperm that are normal.  (which then makes it odd they use the word normal). 4 to 10 percent are the norm for 'normal' sperm in all men. Having abnormal semen does not make a man infertile.  What did your doctor say? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-infertility/expert-answers/sperm-morphology/faq-20057760
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