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Could a man that is paralyzed from the wais down have any children?

Could a man that is paralyzed from the wais down have any children?

Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options! ...Read more

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Docs, could a man that is paralyzed from the waist down have any children?

Docs, could a man that is paralyzed from the waist down have any children?

Absolutely: Paralysis does not equal infertility. talk to urologist about assistance with achieving and maintaining erection for sexual activity. There is also IVF available with the man's sperm. Many options! ...Read more

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Is a paralyzed man able to have kids?

Is a paralyzed man able to have kids?

Reproduction: If the man is able to have an erection and ejaculate, he is able to have kids. ...Read more

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Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?

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

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Can a person who is paralyzed from the chest down still have sex or have children?

Can a person who is paralyzed from the chest down still have sex or have children?

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 more

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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?

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?

Dont know: Your right may not be comfortable to carry to term but wont affect fertility expect more than average back pain avoid meds first trimester at least. ...Read more

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How can someone paralyzed have a child?

How can someone paralyzed have a child?

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

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Why would a persons right side be temporarily paralyzed?

Why would a persons right side be temporarily paralyzed?

No good reason: Your right side should never be temporarily paralyzed. If it is only temporary it could be related to atypical migraines, but you must be concerned about possible stroke. If it happens again you should seek care immediately. ...Read more