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how does smoking affect the fertility of a woman? i smoke 8-9 cigarettes a day. i started september 2012. what do you think of my fertility rate?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
And your name is dan: Says you are 20 Y.O. Male? Smoking reduces fertility in women, but that is true only in looking at large populations. For a given woman, the effects are highly variable. A modest dose like half-pack/day would not likely produce serious problems unless fertility was already compromised by something else.
Answered on Jul 18, 2013
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