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how does flu affect sperm

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
I don't think so. : You have to wait to find out. Unfortunately medicine is not fortune telling. If your eggs cooperate with his sperm than it will happen.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Conceiving: There shouldnt be any concern with this at all
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be ok: If he has been back to full good health things should be ok. If he was severely ill, why not wait another month to try to conceive for peace of mind? ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Possible: It is possible that a febrile illness could temporarily reduce sperm count in a male. It is unlikely that prednisone in short course therapy would do ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buch
41 years experience Urology
Mainly physiology: Studies on lifestyle items including stress, seem to have only a 10 % effect on a man's baseline fertility. Genetics, anatomic, physiologic and hormo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
I AM NOT SURE OF : Any available reliable, placebo controlled, double blind studies on this by I am sure one of my dear urologist and reproductive specialist on panel at ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: The only medication i could find referenced to affect sperm directly was the family of calcium channel blockers. I couldn't find rigorous proof of thi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doubt it very much!: But there are no studies on this topic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol intake: Particularly if in excess and over a long period of time will decrease sperm counts and fertility. So will use of tobacco, anabolic steroids, narcotic ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Yes: Over 5 days you can see diminished motility but it may not be significant.

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