Hello everyone reading, i'm Adours' husband and i wanted to share my experience with everyone that might be going thru similar experiences. Anyway, in early January of this year i had a Semen analysis done, which showed No Sperm, therefore no motility noted because there is no visable sperm. my volume was about 1.5ml in semen, which is fluid that comes from the seminal vesicles that are outside (not attached) to your testicles (where sperm is made). Semen is fluid that helps protect the sperm once in the vaginal canal. So i was advised to wait a few weeks and repeat the semen analysis. At the end of January i repeated the semen analysis and again No Sperm shown, therefore no motility, but this time my volume (semen) was 4.0ml, a bit more than last time. In this time period, i was checked out by a urologist, who i indirectly know, as a favor, and he basically told me that it doesn't look to good as far as me producing sperm, so donor sperm might be an option. on exam, he told me that my testies were smaller than normal and that and ultrasound will better clarify this. Along this 3 week time period I also had some blood work done, my LH (luteinizing hormone) was a bit High, my FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) was normal and my testosterone level was low, so according to this one urologist, my chances of having sperm looked slim. Of course he mentioned a biopsy would be a definitive diagnosis. I took my two semen analysis and blood work results and went to another urologist for a second opinion and he wasn't convinced that i had no sperm, but he told me that to be sure you need to be checked by and infertility specialist, but that my high LH, normal FSH and Low testosterone looked ok for positive sperm. The reason why i wrote this out so in dept is because, according to medical text books, a man with High FSH and LH levels with Low Testosterone are associated with primary testicular failure, which is usually irreversible. Low FSH and LH and low testosterone occur in secondary testicular failure and may be hypothalmic or pituitary (both in the brain) related, and this may be correctable, possibly by medication. My current situation is i went to an infertility specialist with my wife and they did a third semen analysis because the machinary at the infertility clinics are more accurate than public laboratories where you go for blood work. So with this 3rd semen analysis it still came back No sperm, no motility with normal volume. At this point in time, the doctor (urologist, 3rd one) said that the chance of me having sperm, via extraction/biopsy is about 20%. Some other men might have lost weight, which could have increased their sperm count, but i don't know if that is the case with someone like myself who didn't have any sperm showing on 3 different semen analysis. it's still worth losing weight, because you never know. At this point in time, my wife will be starting birth control pills to get her ovulation regulated to a certain date, (my wifes menstration is regular 28days cycles)while the urologist waits for my ultrasound and blood works to come to set a date for the sperm extraction from my testis. In this next month period i will try to lose as much weight as i can, and i will keep everyone interested informed if weight loss helps out with my sperm count.
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