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I have been trying with wife to conceive I did semen analysis and receive these results any help on improving and getting pregnant
Semen Volume
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1.5 mL

Sperm Motility
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31 %

Semen Color
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Grey White

Semen Consistency
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Semen Days of Abstinence
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Semen Viscosity
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Semen pH
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8.0 pH

Sperm Count
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3.0 M/mL

Sperm Morphology
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14 %
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hi.  I wish doctors would go over results WHEN they give them to people.  I am not an expert in this area and didn't know they actually ran so many numbers on sperm!  Is your wife also having testing done to see if there are issues with fertility for her?  Here is a really good article on sperm count and fertility.  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/low-sperm-count/symptoms-causes/syc-20374585  Your quantity looks to be in the normal range. I think.  It's hard to tell from the way these results are written, however, I know you wrote them like you have them and they actually tried to make it easy to read they thought.  Basically, You are considered to have a low sperm count if you have fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter or less than 39 million sperm total per ejaculate.

When are you seeing the doctor to discuss this?  There are lifestyle things you can do to help with sperm count.  Want me to list some?
Yes please could you list some, the doctor wants me to do a retest
973741 tn?1342342773
Okay, for your reading pleasure and hopefully it will help you, here is of lifestyle things to do in order to increase sperm count.  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320010.php

Exercise and sleep, Reduce stress, stop smoking, avoid excessive alcohol use or drugs, avoid certain medications (article has a list), Fenugreek supplement, Vitamin D and calcium, Indian ginsing, foods high in vitamin C, monitor your fat in foods, eat healthy fat and minimize unhealthy fatty foods, avoid exposure to environment toxins or occupational hazards, avoid soy and get enough zinc and folate.  In other words, you can take a good multi vitamin and eat a healthy diet.  

My doctor also told my  husband to wear boxer shorts rather than anything tight and to avoid hot tubs or things that increased the heat of that area.  

When are you retesting?
973741 tn?1342342773
Have you had any further testing?  Let me know how it is going.
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