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Semen Analysis services offered in Bedford and Fort Worth, TX

If you and your partner aren’t able to conceive a baby, rely on CARE Fertility. The team of reproductive endocrinology and fertility specialists offers semen analysis for men to evaluate the quality and quantity of their sperm. To learn more, call one of the offices in Bedford or Fort Worth, Texas, or book an appointment online today.

Semen Analysis Q & A

What is a semen analysis?

Semen is the fluid that contains sperm, which a man needs to produce to conceive a baby with a woman successfully. Semen analysis at CARE Fertility is a lab test in which your provider examines a semen sample under a microscope to evaluate sperm’s motility, shape, overall quality, and quantity. It allows your specialist to detect possible causes of male fertility. 

Why might I need a semen analysis?

You may request a semen analysis because of:

Infertility issues

If a couple isn’t able to get pregnant despite trying, a semen analysis is a simple way to determine if sperm abnormalities are to blame. 

Vasectomy follow-up

A semen analysis allows your provider to find out if a vasectomy (permanent sterilization procedure for men) was successful. If there are no sperm present in the semen sample, the semen isn’t able to get a woman pregnant.

What should I expect during a semen analysis?

The CARE Fertility providers need a sample of semen to complete an analysis. They may ask you to wait several months after having a vasectomy to undergo a semen analysis or avoid sexual activity for up to a week before obtaining a semen sample. 

Sometimes, you must obtain more than one sample for analysis. Health care providers use specialized methods to test the quality and quantity of sperm in the sample you provide.

What do my results mean?

A CARE Fertility specialist reviews the results of a semen analysis with you and your partner and lets you know the next best steps. If you’re trying to conceive a baby, they review possible options that increase your chance of success. 

Your fertility provider may recommend lifestyle, diet, exercise, supplement, or medication changes to increase fertility. 

If a semen analysis is normal, they may suggest additional fertility testing for you or your partner. Your specialist personalizes diagnostic testing and fertility treatments to offer your family the best outcome. 

CARE Fertility offers fertility medications, intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), surgical fertility treatments, surrogate pregnancy, and many other fertility options for couples who desire to conceive.

To learn more about semen analysis at CARE Fertility and find out if it’s right for you, call one of the offices or use the online booking tab today.