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The Semen Analysis: There’s Even an App for That!

The first examination for male infertility is a history followed by a physical exam.  Next comes the semen analysis, where a single drop of seminal fluid is examined under the microscope.  382 more words

Looking beyond Semen Analysis as a marker for Male Fertility

It’s a well-known fact that male factor contributes to a couple’s inability to conceive in up to 40% of all cases of infertility. In practice, however, the inability of a couple to conceive is still seen largely as a woman’s problem. 758 more words


Male Infertility Test Simplified

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

Have you ever gone through a fertility assessment before? For couples who had done it , you would know that it can sometimes look very complicated with all those internal ultrasound (transvaginal) scans, blood tests, x-ray tests and sperm test for a male partner. 499 more words

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The results are in

Sam received a phone call yesterday evening from the lab and everything is more than fine with him! I’m relieved to know that we aren’t going to be battling this on two fronts, as that probably would have meant IVF was the next immediate option, something we can’t afford to do whilst living in the US. 162 more words


Time to buff the banana

Today, Sam went for his sperm analysis. He insisted to the Receptionist when he made the appointment that he would ‘do the deed’ at home and bring it to clinic within the hour as advised. 263 more words


Turing On Your Laptop May Turn Off Your Sperm Count

Go onto any college campus or into any Starbucks and you see nearly every person pecking away on their computers.  Some men will balance their laptop computers on their laps.  265 more words

What Is A 'Normal' Semen Analysis? Debunking The Numbers

Doing some research for a talk I have coming up, I came across an article from the ASRM (American Society For Reproductive Medicine, the association that sets the standards of care in conventional reproductive endocrinology) … 922 more words