Semen analysis: high viscosity?

Any and all topics infertility-related, including treatment, emotions, and questions.

Moderators: unaffected, JessM, southernbelle, maddy

Semen analysis: high viscosity?

Postby Nkk15 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:46 am

My SO and I have been TTC for 15 months now, he recently had 2 separate SA's done, both came back the same... High viscosity. Getting very discouraged! Is there anyone out there that has dealt with this?
Nkk15
BabyDuster
BabyDuster
 
Posts: 73
Joined: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:48 am

Re: Semen analysis: high viscosity?

Postby vanjust14 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:19 pm

Hello! I don't have experience with your exact issue, but my DF did have issues with his sperm as well. I do know that high viscosity can be caused by dehydration. Also, if that doesn't correct the problem you could try having an IUI done. This way they will "wash" the sperm to get the best ones and then implant them at the time you are ovulating. Good luck and hopefully you will get more answers :)
Me: (Vanessa) 37
DH: 31
DS: 16


TTC since Sept 2012, Dx: Diminished ovarian reserve with mild male factor

08/13-12/13 5 rounds of 5mg Femara=BFN
01/14-10/14 relaxed cycles=BFN

11/16/14-11/23/14 75iu Gonal-F injections + trigger
11/24/14 IUI #1=BFN

4/21/15 :bfp:
Beta #1- 1,630
Beta #2- 7,616
Image
Image
User avatar
vanjust14
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 1958
Joined: Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:37 pm
Location: RI


Return to General Infertility