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Can hypothyroidism affect fertility in men and can it also affect the offspring of such fathers?

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Dr. Gerard Honore answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Hypothyroidism: Can affect a male's fertility but it usually has to be significantly abnormal to do so.

Answered 3/29/2013

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Yes: Hypothyroidism can lower fertility in both men and women. The good news is that it returns to whatever their "normal" was with appropriate replacement w/brand name t4.

Answered 12/31/2022

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