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I was wondering if a home sperm test comes up negative , that means that the sperm count was less then 20million per ml.. Realisticly, what are the chances of getting pregnant? Hes has a cauterized vasectomy but were waiting for results from a home sperm test. I dont want this to be his baby but realisticly, what would be the chances this would be his baby?


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replied December 29th, 2012
Infertility Answer A41256
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment whether home sperm count test can be accurate or not in predicting probability of impregnating a woman without looking at other characteristics that also play major role like presence/absence of abnormal sperms, dead forms, sperm motility, WBC counts, liquefaction time etc. Sperm counts of 20 million are considered to be adequate for trying for pregnancy, however, other characteristics should also be within normal limits. If worried, you can consider getting a complete semen analysis done. The exact results can only be made out after Paternity test or DNA test. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance.
Take care.


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