Tag: semen analysis

Sperm donation in the USA

Using donor sperm to have a baby

The absence of a male partner or severe male infertility are the main causes as to why a single person or a couple starts a fertility treatment using donor sperm.

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Donor-sperm IVF in the USA

IVF using donor sperm

Engaging into a sperm donation programs to undergo an IVF cycle is advisable in cases where there is poor-quality sperm, genetically altered sperm or in case there is no male partner.

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Seminal quality

Cryptozoospermia or cryptospermia is a sperm pathology that may lead to male infertility and is characterized by a low sperm quantity. Actually, it causes the same symptoms as oligozoospermia, but more severely.

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Analysis of the amount of leukocytes in semen

Leukocytes in semen

When a semen analysis o seminogram is performed, one of the examinations included is the analysis of the presence of leukocytes in semen. It allows a more accurate examination of what is causing male infertility to be done, although it is commonly related to infections.

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Teratospermia: abnormal sperm morphology

It consists of an alteration within the sperm shape, in which more than 95% of sperm have an strange morphology, leading thus to male infertility because of an sperm factor.

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Prognostic value of the postcoital test

Fertility test

The following article talks about the controversy surrounding the use of a method of diagnosis of fertility: the postcoital test. It consists of analyzing the cervical mucus of women after intercourse to determine fertility.

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Jar of semen collection

It is a sperm factor that affects sperm quality. The man expels a small amount of sperm in the ejaculate, that is, a low seminal volume.

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