NEWBIE with MFI related question :(

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NEWBIE with MFI related question :(

Postby lucky104 » Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:03 am

hello there everyone,

well, im new on tww. im ttcing with Male factor and unfortunately it very uncommon and not alot to be found about this subject online ... even DHs dr seems to not fully understand whats going on with dhs semen analysis.
ANYWHO... i tried for DD 6 months and conceived i dont remember dhs numbers at all since it was around 5 years ago.
we had a s/a around 3 months ago:

vol - 2 cc
count - 20 million / mll
total motility - 45% (with rapid 10%)
55 nonmotile
70% abnormal forms
viscosity- VERY HIGH

the viscosity issue just showed up recently after a cold with high fever(8 months ago) and never subsided ... i give him mucinex and kind of helps abit .
DH is on:
l carnitine 3grams
pentoxyfilline 800 mg
alpha lipoic acid 400 mg
zinc 25 mg
maca 450 mg
tribulus 300 mg

ok my question is : did anyone get pg with high viscous semen ? did anyone get pg with these counts?
did anyone have these issues and had dh take vitamins and had success?

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Re: NEWBIE with MFI related question :(

Postby Happyfroggy » Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:56 pm

hi Lucky,

I've been reading that CoQ10 has been shown to make a big difference in male sperm analyses and even egg quality in women. There was a thread on it recently in the General TTC, I'll see if I can find it for you. There was also a post recently about how one poster's DH greatly improved his. I'll be right back!

Back! Here's the first link I think you should read:

and here's the second link I think you should read:

I hope these help! They both sound so promising.
BFP on Friday Feb 3rd 2017 but ended in miscarriage at 7 1/2 weeks :(

Didn't chart this time, last time was TTC for over a year, BFP chart from daughter :D :
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Re: NEWBIE with MFI related question :(

Postby sp3810 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:55 am

Hi Lucky104-- I am in your boat too. Our issue seems to be partially MFI. DH count and volume are good but motility was very low. He also scored a 3 (0-4) on the viscous scale. That being said, we conceived our first child without any issues at all. Now for #2 we just can't get it. We have done 3 cycles clomid / IUI...His counts were 10mil, 12mil, 1mil..first 2 were "okay" but the last was obviously low. Counting back 2/3 months (since thats how long it takes sperm to mature) he had a nasty stomach we are attributing his 1mil count to that.
He just started taking GNC fertility blend vitamin and just last night my 2nd opinion RE gave me samples of Proxeed for him to take. It's over the counter is you are interested.
Best of luck in your situation!! xoxo
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Re: NEWBIE with MFI related question :(

Postby lucky104 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:28 pm

HI sp3810
hope your dhs counts get better soon , i heard proxceed is amazing.
my dhs counts became much better with l carnitine which is the main ingredient in proxceed.
did your dh have viscosity issues when you conceived # 1 ?????
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