The opportunity to earn up to $1,000 per month in extra income is often the primary reason men choose to donate sperm. But becoming a sperm donor offers other benefits as well. In fact, one of the biggest reasons is often overlooked – donors get free medical care.

Physical exams twice per year – for free

Before you can donate sperm, all potential donors undergo a rigorous health screening process. This includes providing semen samples to determine your sperm count and overall sperm health. Blood and urine tests are also given to screen for HIV, hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and other infectious diseases. All of these tests are for the health and protection of both sperm donors and sperm donor recipients.

Along with these important tests, potential donors also get a complete physical exam from a medical professional that includes a color vision test and full genital exam. As an extra benefit, donors qualify for two physical exams per year as long as they remain an active donor. But even after you retire from the program, you remain eligible for a free annual physical exam at our clinic. It’s all part of an excellent compensation deal to help keep you healthy.

Genetic testing for sperm donors

Donors also qualify for genetic testing. This valuable service provides insights into your medical background that may not learn about otherwise. Genetic testing gives you insight into your immediate family, medical, and sexual history and gives you a wealth of information that can positively affect your health. This testing may even reveal something important that would not be caught in a regular physical exam. For example, genetic testing will let you know about specific genetic dispositions you may have to certain diseases so can watch for symptoms or make better health decisions for the rest of your life.

Finally, our health care for donors is not confined to physical care only. Donors also get access to counseling at our clinic to help you understand all aspects of becoming a sperm donor. So when deciding whether becoming a sperm donor is right for you, be sure to consider all the health care advantages that come with donation.

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