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Does general anesthesia affect sperm quality

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Briggs
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No evidence: General anaesthesia has no lasting effect on your sperm. There s no evidence that it adversely affects it at all, any effect is short-lived.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No: It doesn't affect quality. If one masturbates frequently, it can potentially decrease the sperm quantity.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Alcohol is very large amounts will affect sperm count and quality.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
Yes: Binge drinking (more than 5 drinks at a time) is associated with lower fertility. Moderate drinking of 1-2 drinks at a time does not appear to be sper... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Sertraline (Zoloft) is considered safe in pregnancy at this point, and no birth defects have been found to be statistically related to taking antidepr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Mild upper respiratory tract infection is usually caused by adenovirus and requires no antibiotics. Clinically, URI will not affect the quality of se... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Possibly: No hard data but doctors should always weigh the benefit of mom taking the SSRI vs the potential harm of the medication
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
No: Energy level is mostly a state of mind rather than a physical attribute. If you have problems with your sperm count, you need to see a urologist and/o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
No: No Humira (adalimumab) does not damage sperm count
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Cialis: Nope. Not in any way. Cialis does not have anything to do with testosterone or the testicles. It mimics a natural hormone found in the veins at the b... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: That's just one more untruth, and whoever told you this is somebody that you should not trust. Learning about your body is an important task for a tee... Read More
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