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What are factors that affect male fertility?

What are factors that affect male fertility?

Many: Lack of sperm or azospermia can be due to either obstructive causes in the tract, from the testicle to the urethra, or from non-obstructive causes such as primary testicular dysfunction due to infection (mumps), history of surgery / trauma / chemo / radiation, or idiopathic (unknown). The biopsy should guide the next step in therapy as well as a hormonal panel, particularly fsh, sex chromosome. ...Read more

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What other factors that affect male fertility are there?

What other factors that affect male fertility are there?

Other than what?: Many factors such as genetics, age, testosterone (minor factor), illness, medication, injury to the testicles, tobacco, alcohol, other toxins, radiation -- all can lower fertility. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis affect male fertility?

Prostatitis: Generally no effect on fertility since sperm are made in the testes. It is remotely possible if the storage site for semen (seminal vesicles) are scarred from inflammation. ...Read more

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Could IBS affect male fertility?

Could IBS affect male fertility?

No: Ibs is an inflammatory disease of the bowel. It does not affect the testicles and should not cause infertility. ...Read more

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Does taking fat burners affect male fertility?

Does taking fat burners affect male fertility?

Maybe.: Rapid, catabolic weight loss seriously impairs male fertility. Try to shoot for 1- 1.5 lb weight loss weekly max, as more will suggest to the body that there is starvation going on, and fertility is not spared when starvation is going on. ...Read more

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Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

No: Check out online. Epocrates. Com & drugs. Com for drug information including interactions. Neither make mention of male fertility as an issue of amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker commonly used to lower high blood pressure. However, issues associated w/high blood pressure may affect erectile function so best to address this w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) affect male fertility?

Does Effexor (venlafaxine) affect male fertility?

Yes: There is a risk of ejaculatory problems and low sperm counts with use of effexor (venlafaxine). Best advice is to seek an evaluation with your fertility doctor. ...Read more

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Does frequent masturbation affect male fertility?

Probably not: Testicles make sperm at an alarmingly fast rate. It would be difficult to deplete sperm counts unless masturbation was more frequent than daily. To be safe, refrain from masturbating during partner's peak ovulatory days. ...Read more

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How does avastin (bevacizumab) affect male fertility?

How does avastin (bevacizumab) affect male fertility?

It doesn't (so far): Avastin (bevacizumab) is a monoclonal antibody that inhibits blood vessel growth. It can impair fertility in women, but I don't find any studies that show reduction in male fertility. For the fda prescribing information with all side effects, go here:
http://www. Gene. Com/gene/products/information/pdf/avastin-prescribing. Pdf. ...Read more

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Does Lamotrigine affect male fertility? 150 mg per day

Does Lamotrigine affect male fertility? 150 mg per day

Lamotrigine: There are many potentially serious side effects with Lamotrigine but male infertility is not one. ...Read more

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How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

Doesn't: Topical Minoxidil probably has no effect on male fertility. Finasteride (propecia) has been implicated in reduced fertility that is reversible upon discontinuing the medicine. ...Read more

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Do operated tonsils affect male fertility?

Probably not.: However, if you have suspicions about your fertility, you should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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How would x-rays and chemotherapy affect male fertility?

Dose-dependent: Regardless of dose, all male patients even considering fathering children in the future should ask about fertility preservation (such as sperm cryopreservation) before any treatment with radiation or chemotherapy. This is an extremely important point that all patients and multi-disciplinary physician teams should be proactive about so that fertility options are explored prior to treatment. ...Read more

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Can alcoholism affect male fertility?

Yes: Alcohol use in men may have negative effects on sperm (decreased semen volume, movement, shape, and count), with inflammation and increased white blood cells in the semen. Alcohol intake is associated with lower levels of fuel (gonadotropins) from the brain and direct effects on the testes leading to lower testosterone. Interestingly, a specific component of red wine, myricetin may affect sperm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if kidney dialysis affects male fertility?

Can you tell me if kidney dialysis affects male fertility?

Kidney failure can.: It's probably not the dialysis, but the REASON a person is on dialysis, that can impact both sexual function and fertility. For example, if a man is diabetic or has high blood pressure, he may have difficulty getting and maintaining erections as a result of the disease, the medications needed, or blood flow to the genital area. Talk to your doctor about what can be done to evaluate this! ...Read more

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Fertility: does drinking alcohol in moderation affect male fertility?

Fertility: does drinking alcohol in moderation affect male fertility?

Probably, yes: The real issue is in defining "alcohol use in moderation". For many this means daily alcohol intake of 1-4 alcoholic beverages, which is significant. Alcohol use can effect male hormone metabolism which in turn can effect hormone production. Some data suggest a lower take-home baby rate with ingestion of >4 drinks per week. ...Read more

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Can substance abuse problems affect male fertility? 25yr)using 8yrs. Help please

Can substance abuse problems affect male fertility? 25yr)using 8yrs. Help please

See a drug counselor: It depends on what kind of substances you have used. Marijuana has been linked to decreased libido, impaired ejaculation, low sperm count and abnormal sperm mobility in males. You should discuss your history with a drug and alcohol counselor. Consider enrolling in an inpatient or outpatient program for best results. ...Read more

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Do valium, xanax, (alprazolam) or klonopin affect male fertility?

Do valium, xanax, (alprazolam) or klonopin affect male fertility?

No: Have not seen any reports of this. However, it does effect libido and erectile function, with low levels perhaps increasing those while higher levels (as with alcohol) reducing them. ...Read more

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My husband is on prozac/wellbutrin combo for a while. Will this affect male fertility?

My husband is on prozac/wellbutrin combo for a while. Will this affect male fertility?

Maybe: Some ssris (prozac) have been associated with increased levels of sperm dna fragmentation which could lead to infertility or miscarriages. However, it is only one study that needs confirmation. This information needs to be balanced by the increased quality of life associated with taking the medications. You can check for sperm dna fragmentation and know for sure. ...Read more

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Can high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) treatment affect male fertility? Please explain.

Can high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) treatment affect male fertility? Please explain.

Steroid side effects: Even high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) is not known to cause infertility. Other immunosuppressives can cause infertility. Why do you receive this treatment? The underlying cause or disease process you might have could also cause this. Need to check in with the doctor giving you solumedrol (methylprednisolone). ...Read more

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Hi I was wondering if duramine affects a male fertility. ..

Hi I was wondering if duramine affects a male fertility. ..

Here are some. ..: Since Duromine as weight-loss pill by exerting its wide range of stimulating effects on to central nerve system, its use for weight loss comes along with a ling list of side effect; for more detail, read this online article in https://duromineforum. Com/threads/duromine-diet-pills-review.42/. As to possibly affecting male fertility, it's very likely but unpredictable, but studies on this is lacking ...Read more

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Does vaporized marijuana have the same male fertility affects as smoking it?

Does vaporized marijuana have the same male fertility affects as smoking it?

Yes: Male fertility is affected by thc the psychoactive component of the marijuana. The smoke of marijuana causes lung damage.
Thc is felt to affect sperm in several ways including that the sperm swim too fast and "burn out" before reaching the egg, the head of the sperm has abnormal changes, the sperm count is lower. The effect on fertility is due to the thc. ...Read more

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