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A 33-year-old male asked:

Does alcohol consumption affect semen?

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Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry 17 years experience
No: No effect on semen however while alcohol can inhibit sexual performance.
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Dr. Stuart Erner
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Alcohol/sperm: Alcohol can reduce quality and quantity of sperm produced due to it's effects on zinc absorption- namely it can reduce absorption. However, recent research seems to indicate that alcohol won't aggravate prostate function. As a reminder prostatic secretions are a component of semen along with sperm.
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