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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not Likely: C4 pre workout supplement contains Beta alanine,creatinine nitrate,caffeine and arginine.None of these ingredients will have any effect on your sperms ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: unless supplements contain stimulants or toxins. Please consult your PCP

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Of course!: He does contribute 50% of the pregnancy product and genes are known to be altered by excess substance abuse. The classic case is the use of marijuana ... Read More
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Major drug abuse: A history of major drug abuse can cause damage to male reproductive health - but it would not be from a single use at the actual time of conception. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
And your question is: If you have a specific question please ask it. As written this collection of words does not provide enough detail to be an answerable question.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not rare.: 2-4% of all liveborns will have some major or minor defect in anatomy. Please specify the details for a more appropriate answer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol: The avoidable agent best known for producing a variety of birth defects is alcohol.The spectrum of defects varies considerably with the amount consume ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cardiomegaly due to septal hypertrophy and small left colon syndrome are the examples.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Birth defects: Yes, especially the organophosphate pesticides can cause birth defects
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Insufficient folate (folic acid) in the mother's diet has been linked to neural tube birth defects.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Spinal herniation can be a type called spina bifida occulta. This is a congenital (birth defect) defect that goes undeteced your entire life. It can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Environment: although some birth defects are inherited others come from harmful environmental factors, and others are a result from complex interaction of genes an ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: About 3% of the babies are born with birth defects and there are about 20 common defects. You may wish to consult the webpage below to get more detai ... Read More
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