Does Masturbation Cause A Low Sperm Count?

Frequent ejaculation from masturbating can temporarily lower sperm count and semen quality. However, masturbating in general won’t cause you to have a low sperm count or affect your ability to have children in the future…

Man looking at laptop while putting his hand in his pants.

How To Check Sperm Count At Home With Water

The sperm water test is a simple and easy way to check the functional integrity of the sperm’s membrane at home using only some distilled water and a container. It works in a similar manner to a test used by doctors called the hypoosmotic swelling (HOS) test. In fact, the home water test may actually be more effective…

Glass being filled with distilled water use to check sperm count at home

Undescended Testicle: Symptoms, Risks and Treatment

An undescended testicle (cryptorchidism), is a testicle that has not lowered into its correct position in the scrotum prior to birth. Most of the time only one testicle is undescended. However, both testicles are affected in about 1 out of 10 cases…

Doctor examining newborn baby boy with undescended testicles.

Aspermia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Aspermia refers to a condition in men where there is a complete absence of semen during ejaculation. This condition is not the same as azoospermia, which refers to the absence of sperm cells in the semen…

Doctor holding empty semen analysis tube.

Ejaculatory Ducts: Anatomy, Function and Disorders

The ejaculatory ducts (also called the ductus ejaculatorii), are a pair of hollow tubes in the male anatomy that are located on either side of the prostate gland. Each measures approximately two centimeters in length and is formed when the duct of a seminal vesicle merges with the vas deferens…

3D rendering of the male reproductive system.
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