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What to Expect When You Get a Vasectomy: Before, During, and After

What to Expect When You Get a Vasectomy: Before, During, and After

by Crystal (SU)
Vasectomy is a form of permanent birth control that involves a male undergoing surgery to block the vas deferens – the tubes in the scrotum that relay sperm – for which the procedure is named. Because many men don’t know what to expect before, during, and after a vasectomy, learning the facts will lead to a better decision-making process.

What Does Low Sperm Motility Mean?

What Does Low Sperm Motility Mean?

by Stephanie Meadows
Male infertility is often caused by two factors: Low sperm count and low sperm motility. When a man’s semen doesn’t have enough sperm in it, this is known as low sperm count. Sperm motility, on the other hand, refers to how well the sperm cells are able to swim and travel. While the importance of sperm count is often directly associated with male fertility, sperm motility matters just as much.

What Are Sperm Antibodies and Why Does It Matter for A Vasectomy Reversal?

What Are Sperm Antibodies and Why Does It Matter for A Vasectomy Reversal?

by Shearly (SU)
Antibodies are proteins produced by your body to target a specific antigen, such as a virus, or bacteria. Sperm antibodies are proteins that the body produces to fight sperm. Either males or females can actually form sperm antibodies. No one is quite certain as to why the body produces these sperm antibodies, or the exact roles they plays in male or female fertility.