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Can A Paralyzed Man Have Children
Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?
Yes: Until we find a cure for paralysis which still seems to be a long way off, these "exoskeletons" will become more and more available for less cost and more widespread use. As a rehab doctor., I am really looking forward to the day when we can prescribe these devices more extensively. I think they will change lives for the better. ...Read more
Sort of, and yes: Paraplegics have little or no sensation during sexual activity. Both men and women can have leg spasms, which make body positioning challenging. Men usually no longer have any or adequate erections. Fertility in paraplegic women is not changed. With a paraplegic man, there are special ways to collect sperm, which doctors can then put into his wife to create a pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would doctors say i may not be able to have children after a L1 spine fracture I am not paralyzed why would fertility be affected?
Absolutely!: For men that are are paralyzed can father children. Options include artificial inseminaiton/ivf. Overcoming erection/ejaculation difficulties with medication/devices. On the other side, women are indeed able to conceive and cases of delivering via vaginal delivery rather than c-section have been documented. Some say its all in the healthy ovaries/uterus. ...Read more