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What things affect sperm count?

What things affect sperm count?

Many causes: Lifestyle; smoking and xs alcohol consuption. Anatomic: varicoceles, bilateral testicular maldescent - more when higher & subject corrected later, blocked ejaculatory duct/s. Daily and prolonged use of hot tubs and spandex or tight underwaer. Genetic: klinefelter's syndrome & other chromasomomal trisomies. Inflammation: mumps orchitis & epididymitis. Hormonal & androgen use/abuse. Increasing age. ...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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Does Cialis usage (3-4 times a month) affect sperm count?

No: Three studies were conducted in men to assess the potential effect on sperm characteristics of tadalafil 10 mg (one 6 month study) and 20 mg (one 6 month and one 9 month study) administered daily. There were no adverse effects on sperm morphology or sperm motility in any of the three studies. ...Read more

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Does warfarin affect sperm count?

Does warfarin affect sperm count?

No, it should...: Warfarin as an anticoagulant should bear no effect to sperm production so not to affect its count. If infertility is your concern, see systemic professional evaluation since some 50% of infertility is caused by female factors, 30% by male's, and 20% by both. How to get these done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Does energy level affect sperm count ?

Does energy level affect sperm count ?

No: Energy level is mostly a state of mind rather than a physical attribute. If you have problems with your sperm count, you need to see a urologist and/or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How soon will testosterone shots affect sperm count?

How soon will testosterone shots affect sperm count?

By feedback loop: Testosterone supplementation can feed back to the brain and tell the hormones that control sperm production that there's plenty of stuff going on at the level of the testes. The brain, in turn, can then shut down hormone production needed to produce sperm, since it's faked out into thinking the hormones to stimulate the testes are no longer needed. Sperm production can then suffer. ...Read more

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Do steroid injections or nsaids affect sperm count?

Do steroid injections or nsaids affect sperm count?

No major effects: Assuming you're talking about 'regular' prescription corticosteroids like triamcinolone (kenalog) these have little to no effect on sperm - unlike Anabolic steroids like testosterone or dianabol, which can cause major reductions in sperm count. Some studies indicate that heavy NSAID use, including aspirin, may affect sperm motility and morphology as well. ...Read more

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Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Yes: Any severe infections can effect the human body, its response to the infection, any medications taken to fight the infection, fevers, chills, procedures etc can all effect sperm production. Usually the effects are short term and sperm production returns. ...Read more

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Is diflucan/fluconazole safe for men to take once for a yeast infection? Affect sperm count? If i dont have yeast infection can it cause one?wat happn

Is diflucan/fluconazole safe for men to take once for a yeast infection? Affect sperm count? If i dont have yeast infection can it cause one?wat happn

Would be safe,...: ...but why would you consider it if you don't have a yeast infection? Certainly the drug itself cannot cause a yeast infection. Even if a sex partner has a vaginal yeast infection, you probably don't need treatment yourself. Yeasts are normal on our skin, genital area, inside our intestines, etc, and people don't usually catch it from their partners or anyone else. ...Read more

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Can drinking beer or any alcoholic drink affect sperm count or fertility?

Can drinking beer or any alcoholic drink affect sperm count or fertility?

Yes: Toxins like alcohol, tobacco and certain medications, plus heat/trauma/radiation can all lower sperm count and fertility. If you think you have problems, check w/your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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Does frequent masturbation affects sperm count?

Somewhat: Usually not dramatic / severe drops, and absolutely not a "form of birth control, " but if trying to conceive, usually recommended to take time with aim and "fire" only once daily or every other day for best counts / likelihood of success in conception. ...Read more

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Is prolactin level in men can affect sperms count..?

Is prolactin level in men can affect sperms count..?

Yes prolactin can: Significantly elevated levels of prolactin can suppress pituitary gonadotroponins LH and FSH, and subsequently decrease testosterone levels and depress spermatogenesis. ...Read more

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32 yr old male with uti taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). A. Will it affect my sperm count? B. Can antibiotics affect child? C. Will it affect sperm later,created today?

32 yr old male with uti taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). 
A. Will it affect my sperm count?
B. Can antibiotics affect child?
C. Will it affect sperm later,created today?

Antibiotics: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is overall safe. It does weaken some tendons but should have no direct effect on your sperm. If it does affect sperm it would be on the sperm currently developing which won't be mature until approximately 70 to 90 days later. ...Read more

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Sperm Count (Definition)

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