What happens when there are problems with sperm motility?
Asthenozoospermia is low sperm motility, which is the ability of the sperm to successfully reach the egg and fertilize it. The motility factors that are important for fertilization include – volume, motility, morphology, and others. There are many causes of Asthenozoospermia including – inflammation, varicoceles, abnormal liquefaction of the semen, abnormalities of the chromosomes, immunological factors, and others.
Can immobile sperm be alive?
Yes, it is possible that immobile sperm are alive and can be considered to be of good quality. In fact, live immobile sperm can be used to fertilize the eggs through ICSI if there is no motility available.
What is lazy sperm?
Essentially, a lazy sperm is one low motility and termed lazy, because they are slow. While, it is possible to achieve conception with lazy sperm, in some cases, it may be difficult and therefore required to use assisted conception methods.