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A 36-year-old male asked:

does a man's sperm get bad or old as they age? i heard that i man can have kids at any age. i also hear that new studies show that's not the case.

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes and no: Kathryn, A man's sperm is capable of fertilizing an egg for their entire life. That being said, recent evidence suggests that motility and sperm count do tend to decrease over time. Hope this helps!

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