Urgent - semen analysis help please!

(2 Posts)
notnowImreading Sat 08-Dec-12 08:05:33

My DH has to have a semen analysis test on Monday afternoon. The info pack says to abstain from ejaculation for 2-5 days beforehand. We have actually 'abstained' for two weeks because I have had a period followed by a heavy cold and have been generally repulsive and not up for it. My question is, do we need to shag this morning, then abstain for the remaining 2 days so that he has new boys on board for the test or should we carry on abstaining altogether, leaving him with elderly fellas?
Thanks!

sebstersmum Sat 08-Dec-12 18:37:05

Hi basically you need to have sex. Years ago DH and I went thru infertility issues and very expensive private specialist gave brilliant advise of getting a true "reading" of count is have it done at 3 days abstination. two weeks can allow "old" and "bad swimmers" to be counted and that can result in a poor count when it may not be the case. Hope this helps...have a good one...

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