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does methylphenidate affect female fertility

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Age, smoking ...: Past the mid-20's, as women get older fertility decreases, so female age is an important factor. Other things that may decrease fertility are smoking, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sonogram HSG & blood: Fertility testing involves an ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries including checking ovarian volumes and antral follicle counts (afc). Other tests to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not really.: I have never heard of this. I can't think of any way this could affect fertility, but.... One can never say never.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes!!: But it will not improve female fertility.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
No: And do not waste your money on this expensive series of extracts beyond melatonin alone.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
Doesn't: Topical Minoxidil probably has no effect on male fertility. Finasteride (propecia) has been implicated in reduced fertility that is reversible upon d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It does not: I'm very sorry that somebody told you this. The "scientific basis" is the discovery that sperm counts per unit volume of semen are lower if a man ejac ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: There is a risk of ejaculatory problems and low sperm counts with use of effexor (venlafaxine). Best advice is to seek an evaluation with your fertil ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Prostatitis: Generally no effect on fertility since sperm are made in the testes. It is remotely possible if the storage site for semen (seminal vesicles) are sca ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: No.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Tamoxifen is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of hormone (+) breast cancer. While tamoxifen may cause birth defects during pregnancy, it ac ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fertility: It may decrease sexual drive and cause impotence.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Long term effects: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Concerta do not affect fertility per se, but it could possibly affect your sex drive.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
In females, it can: High TSH in females have been associated with increased miscarriage and diffuclty in conceiving. Profound hypothyroidism can also make the women ameno ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Correct hypothyroid: When women have hypothyroidism, a common problem is increase of another hormone called prolactin. Causes less release of lh, and a loss of Progester ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes it can: And can affect memory and cause liver diseae.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Not to my: Knowledge.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
Probably not: Testicles make sperm at an alarmingly fast rate. It would be difficult to deplete sperm counts unless masturbation was more frequent than daily. To ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Castle
Specializes in General Surgery
Frequent male masturbation isn't likely to have much effect on your ability to get your partner pregnant: Some data shows that optimum semen quality occurs after two to three days of no ejaculation. But other research suggests that men who have normal sper ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
It depends: It depends on what you mean by fat burner. Caffeine, found in many supplements, has been associated with make infertility.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: Smoking causes blood vessels to contract and decreases oxygen flow to the tissues. When this happens in the testicles, it can decrease sperm productio ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually not: Premature ejaculation should not affect the man's fertility, as long as he doesn't ejaculate until inside the woman's vagina. If he has very, very pre ... Read More

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