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sperm count

The number of sperm/mL in semen. The lower reference limit (2.5th  percentile) is 39 million sperm per ejaculate.

sperm count

Urology A measure of the concentration of sperm in semen Normal ±100 million/mL. See Post-vasectomy sperm count, Semen analysis.

sperm count

A method of determining the concentration of SPERMATOZOA in a semen sample of known dilution. Counts are done on a slide engraved with squares of known size, using a microscope. Fertility is unlikely if the count is below 20,000,000 per ml.

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Q. how do i teat my no sperm count? i do not have a live sperm,how can i treat and have live sperm count

A. The treatment is done only at specialist centers, and consists first of evaluation of the reason for this condition (called azoospermia). If an anatomical malformation is found, it may be corrected, as well as medical conditions, and in some cases, direct extraction of sperms from the testes (called MESA) enables in-vitro fertilization.

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The findings suggested red meat, bread and sugary drinks lowered their sperm counts. The hormone levels in men who ate more junk food suggested the cells which produced the sperm were permanently damaged.
Dr Weibring concluded, "Our results are promising but more studies are needed, and we still recommend sperm banking before orchiectomy as a number of patients may have low sperm counts at the time of diagnosis that persists after postoperative treatment.
Only five percent of cannabis users had sperm counts below 15 million/mL, the World Health Organization's (WHO) threshold for 'normal' levels, compared with 12 percent of men who had never smoked cannabis.
Only 5% of cannabis users had sperm counts below 15 million/mL, the World Health Organisation's threshold for "normal" levels, compared with 12% of men who had never smoked cannabis.
Against the background of declining sperm counts, stopping smoking is very important.
Compared to 1970s, sperm counts in the predominantly white developed countries (North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand) are between 50 per cent and 60 per cent down.
A MERSEYSIDE fertility expert has explained the alarming reasons behind the "shocking" drop in men's sperm counts.
Scientists have called some of the previous studies on sperm count flawed.
Other fertility experts described the findings as "shocking" and warned of a "double whammy" caused by the combined effects of falling sperm count and women in modern societies waiting until their 30s to get pregnant.
Sperm count among Western men has decreased by 50 percent in less than 40 years, (https://academic.oup.com/humupd/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/humupd/dmx022/4035689/Temporal-trends-in-sperm-count-a-systematic-review?redirectedFrom=fulltext) researchers found.
The variation in FSH was associated with a parallel variation in sperm count, but the effect on LH was not significant (Table 1).
And the team of scientists, at the universities of Lyon and Saint-Etienne in France and Keele in the UK, found that the higher the aluminum, the lower sperm count.