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A 41-year-old member asked:

could frequent ejaculation reduce the sperm count?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
In the short run: after multiple ejaculations, yes. Long term no: given 2-3 days abstinence, men with normal sperm will rebound.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Does sperm quality deteriorate over a certain number of ejaculations?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Ejaculation: Quality doesn't decrease over a lifetime number of ejaculations, no. Numbers decrease over multiple ejaculations without 'recovery' time, yes.
A 49-year-old member asked:

How long does it take your sperm count to recover after ejactulation?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Sperm count: Optimum sperm count is usually achieved after 3-4 days after last ejaculation.
Canada
A 28-year-old male asked:

Does the sperm count lower after the first ejeculation?I know the volume lowers but does it effect the count by much? Trying to conceieve.

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
Yes: Every time you ejaculate you lower the sperm count.
India
A 22-year-old male asked:

How to cure pre-ejaculation and increase sperm count. ?

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Dr. James Lin
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No cure, but...: The described condition couldn't be answered in 400 letters. For your situation, it's most advisable to collect the features ; degree of the symptoms with detailed sequence of event.And bring them for his/her review and analysis. Most likely, he/she can offer reasonable advice after more history, physicals, and tests as needed. Best wish...
A 38-year-old member asked:

What to do if I am just curious to know whether frequent ejaculation will reduce the sperm count?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: As we age the time to regenerate sperm cells increases. Frequent ejaculation will definitely decrease the sperm count.

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