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I've been lurking in this thread..finally decided to post. The suspense! It's killing me.

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Sorry ladies, I forgot to post this morning!

AF came today, a day early. But that's a better outcome for us!

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This is interesting because I work at a clinic where vasectomies are done, and I've seen the other providers just look at semen on a slide. Our scopes are ok, I wouldn't say great. This is a clinic that typically just provides GYN care, so what we do with our scopes is pretty limited. As I said before, I've seen semen in vaginal secretions and it is pretty obvious. Maybe it's harder if they're non-motile? I'm assuming dnw826, that you were looking at sperm morphology and not just presence of sperm, so you probably had a kick-a$$ scope.
Yes, we had a good scope. We did all the testing-morphology, everything. I would assume you are just doing a quick check under the scope to check for any spermatazoa, however, that's not entirely accurate without a full count. I have never seen them just throw a sample under the slide, and we were the only office in the hospital (LARGE hospital) that did the testing. Interesting.

A quick peek under a scope would not be as accurate for determining any sperm presence without several samples taken, and a good scope. I would be wary of anyone telling me we were in the clear after just looking at one sample with a normal scope. I would request another sample and a good powered one. I might also suggest them spinning it down to get rid of the superfluous fluid to try and see if there are stragglers in the bottom.

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The urologist tested dh's with just a simple microscope in office but then sent off the sample as well to check better.

OP I bet you feel a lot better but I also bet you are just a tiny bit sad.

 
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I did not get an update and I had to come back and find out!!!
I'm hoping OP got the answer she wanted, it appears she did.
And I hope OP gets that DH in for his sperm evaluation ASAP so there are not any more scares.
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Sorry ladies, I forgot to post this morning!

AF came today, a day early. But that's a better outcome for us!
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Wouldnt it be ironic if the OP's AF arrives right on time, or maybe a day or two early?
I'm glad this scare is over for you.

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