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minoxidil affect male fertility

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience 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

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
There is very little: data and most of it is on the older oral Minoxidil which was used for high blood pressure. The absorption of topical Minoxidil is very minimal. Neithe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Fertility is not a function of blood sugars. However, people whose diabetes are not in good control can have problems with testosterone and erections.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Other than what?: Many factors such as genetics, age, testosterone (minor factor), illness, medication, injury to the testicles, tobacco, alcohol, other toxins, radiati ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Propecia (finasteride): It affects the amount of semen produced by the prostate gland. I am not sure that it affects the testicles and their production of sperm. Most likely ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: No.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience 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 member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it can: And can affect memory and cause liver diseae.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience Fertility Medicine
See urologist : Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sper ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not Necessarily: Testosterone can actually have a harmful effect. By suppressing your body's own hormones it can lead to very low sperm counts in men.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Weight by itself does not cause infertility.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Not to my: Knowledge.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience 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 member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid & fertility: Thyroid meds are not gender-specific: same ones are used for both men & women. Both underactive & overactive thyroid can adversely affect male fertili ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: It depends on what you mean by fat burner. Caffeine, found in many supplements, has been associated with make infertility.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Yes: I know of one study that was randomized, placebo controlled that showed improvement in sperm motility on 300 mg daily of coq10.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: And do not waste your money on this expensive series of extracts beyond melatonin alone.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Fertility: It may decrease sexual drive and cause impotence.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Anti-histamines, such as zyrtec, (cetirizine) do not affect male fertility.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Research shows that steroid hormones, cytokines, and the endocannabinoid system (ecs) in the central nervous system are closely related in female fert ... Read More
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