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Semen Analysis report

Can you read the below test and interpret it

volume - 7.0 ml
color - grey
viscosity - slightly viscous
reaction - alkaline
ph - 9
liquification time - 20 mins

microscopic characteristic

sperm concentration - 3 million / ml
total sperm concentration - 15 mill / TSE
motility - 40 %
immotile - 60 %

Grading
Rapidly progressive - 30 %
moderately progressive - 10 %
sluggishly progressive - 0%

morphology
normal - 50 %
abnormal - 50 %
pus cells - 2 -3 / hpf
RBC - nil
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Hi,

  All parameters appear to be good except for the sperm concentration of 3 million/ml. One of the reasons for this low density is due to the higher level of 7ml of ejaculate volume. If he has not abstained from ejaculation for about four days prior to testing, retesting after a few days of abstinence would improve this parameter.

Here is a link that gives latest WHO reference values for semen analysis.

http://www.ivfmd.net/new-world-health-semen-analysis-parameters/

As can be seen, WHO specifies a concentration level of  15 million/ml.

In any case since other parameters appear to be good, the sperm concentration should be possible to be improved with some medications. Is he known to have varicoscle or some other issues with the testicles?

Please consult your urologist for further help in this regard.

Solace
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Had 7 days of break before doing the test.
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