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A 37-year-old member asked:

docs, could a man that is paralyzed from the waist down have any children?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options!
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Depending on the : Injury yes some can...

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When a man have sicklecell trait do that mean all his children will have the trait too?

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Not necessarily: While it could happen, a man with trait has a 50% chance of passing the trait gene in any pregnancy. He could also pass the non-trait normal gene.Every pregnancy could have trait or normal outcome.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

If a man have sicklecell trait will all his children carry the trait too?

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50% will have trait: Assuming his partner does not have sickle cell disease or trait, the father with sickle cell trait has a 50% chance of passing on sickle trait to his offspring.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

If a man first two children be normal and his third child have sicklecell trait do that mean he was a carrier anyway?

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Yes, given that ...: Assuming that the mother is the same for all three children and that she does not have sickle cell disease or trait, the scenario you describe means he has sickle cell trait. He has a 50% chance for any given child of passing on sickle cell trait on to them.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can impotent man produce a child?

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With help: The man with a problem maintaining an erection can have his sperm collected and used for insemination.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Could a man that is paralyzed from the wais down have any children?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options!

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