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Question: Are male fertility home testing kits reliable?

 TERRYKING12345 - Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:13 am

Are male fertility home testing kits reliable?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:52 am

User avatar Hello,
We have limited information about the reliability of home testing for semen analysis. For most accuracy I would suggest having an accredited lab do this but if you are uncomfortable seeing a doctor and the test is affordable for you, you could try this as a first-line measure. Just know that because it is new there is not a lot of information to validate the test done at home.

Best wishes.

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