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What is sperm quantity?

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This measures how many sperm you have in your semen when you ejaculate. It takes at least 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen to have a “normal” sperm count.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Male Infertility.”

Center for Human Reproduction: “Male Infertility.”

Mayo Clinic: “Healthy Sperm: Improving Your Fertility,” “Low Sperm Count,” “Alternative Medicine.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health: “Lifestyle factors and reproductive health: taking control of your fertility.”

Efrat, M. Fertility and Sterility, May 2018.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on August 26, 2020

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Male Infertility.”

Center for Human Reproduction: “Male Infertility.”

Mayo Clinic: “Healthy Sperm: Improving Your Fertility,” “Low Sperm Count,” “Alternative Medicine.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health: “Lifestyle factors and reproductive health: taking control of your fertility.”

Efrat, M. Fertility and Sterility, May 2018.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on August 26, 2020

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