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Are there any benefits to sexual abstinence?

By Carmen Ochoa Marieta M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 04/06/2022

Abstinence for 3-5 days prior to performing a semen analysis serves to homogenize the results according to normal characteristics.

Long-term sexual abstinence does not benefit the sperm.

Read the full article on: How Does Sexual Abstinence Affect Sperm Quality? ( 56).
 Carmen Ochoa Marieta
Carmen Ochoa Marieta
M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Gynecologist
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Basque Country University. PhD in Medicine & Surgery from the University of Murcia. Currently, she is the director of the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Centro de Estudios para la Reproducción (CER SANTANDER) in Santander, Spain, as well as the director of the Diagnostic Unit of Human Assisted Reproduction in Bilbao.
License: 484805626
Gynecologist. Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Basque Country University. PhD in Medicine & Surgery from the University of Murcia. Currently, she is the director of the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Centro de Estudios para la Reproducción (CER SANTANDER) in Santander, Spain, as well as the director of the Diagnostic Unit of Human Assisted Reproduction in Bilbao. License: 484805626.