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What abused substances cause low sperm count?

What abused substances cause low sperm count?

Various: Commonly opioid substances, alcohol to name some as they inhibit CRF in the brain and decrease testosterone. This in the process also causes decreased libido. ...Read more

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Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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Can I be a substance abuse counselor if I myself have never abused substances?

Can I be a substance abuse counselor if I myself have never abused substances?

Absolutely: Absolutely. You don't have to use or abuse alcohol or drugs to be a substance abuse counselor. Your talent to understand and help people with addiction is what it counts. ...Read more

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What can cause a sperm count to go from excellent to poor, in a year? No history of recent illness or infection. Healthy lifestyle. Age middle 30's.

What can cause a sperm count to go from excellent to poor, in a year?  No history of recent illness or infection. Healthy lifestyle. Age middle 30's.

Low testosterone: may have a pituitary disorder , with low fsh and Lh , but could be a blockage in spermatic ducts, a full evaluation by an endocrinologist [gland doctor] and or a urologist[bladder and genital organ doctor], need full labs and sperm count and repeated exam to prove things, then a lot of things in the scrotum to penis that can cause it, and or certain types of medications. ...Read more

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Can a spermalocele cause lower sperm count?

Can a spermalocele cause lower sperm count?

Possibly: There is controversy whether if a spermatocele can cause infertility. A sperm count needs to be performed and what has to be correlated is the size of the spermatocele. Very large spermatoceles may cause possible obstruction and lead to a lower sperm count. ...Read more

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Does premature ejaculation cause low sperm count?

No: It does not. Premature ejaculation is just that premature. It does not have any impact on the quantity of sperm. It may however have impact on fertility, which requires the sperm connecting to the egg-in this case timing is everything. ...Read more

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Would low sperm count cause premature ejaculation?

No: These two issues have absolutely no correlation with each other. ...Read more

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Does masturbation in teenage cause less sperm count?

Does masturbation in teenage cause less sperm count?

Should not: It should not. There could be a lower number of sperm with excessive masturbation, but i would not expect a lower sperm count due to masturbation. ...Read more

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Can a enlarged prostate cause you to have a lower sperm count?

Can a enlarged prostate cause you to have a lower sperm count?

No it does not: No it does not but amount of spermatic fluid may be reduced in some due to retrograde ejaculation in some men who are being treated for benign prostatic hypertrophy and that may affect the total sperm count. ...Read more

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When you drink three or more beers a day will it cause your sperm count to be low?

Yes, it causes: low sperm count. Alcohol drinking may lower testosterone levels and cause decreased sperm production. Other causes of low sperm count are: stress, tobacco, obesity, drugs (e.g. steroids), just to name a few. ...Read more

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