Sexual abstinence causes a series of changes in seminal quality that can be analyzed using a spermogram:
- Increases sperm count
- There is an increase in seminal volume
- Spermatic motility worsens
- There are fewer live sperm
On the other hand, no changes in morphology are observed.
By Carmen Ochoa Marieta M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Paula Fabra Roca M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 04/08/2022