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Can drugs such as cocaine have any effects on sperm count or quality of sperm?

Can drugs such as cocaine have any effects on sperm count or quality of sperm?

Yes, both: They not only cause a reduction in sperm count and increased number of abnormal sperm, as well as reducing sperm motility, they also can cause changes in the dna of the sperm nucleus which appear to be associated with increased adhd and other problems in offspring. In addition, there was even a study that showed tiny molecular amounts of Cocaine in the sperm itself, which can increase birth defects. ...Read more

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Hey Dr Levy. Can i save my sperm count/quality from possible defects due to cocaine use?Thanks

He can't see this: Dr. Levy will not likely see this follow up question. If you want to communicate directly with him you should look up his personal page on HealthTap and then, write him a specific message or set up an appointment to see him online through a virtual appointment. In other issues you're asking about-- maybe this is a long shot...but have you ever considered NOT USING cocaine as to save sperm count? ...Read more

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Does menthol cigeret have any effect on sperm count?

Does menthol cigeret have any effect on sperm count?

Cigarettes: All types of cigarettes (including marijuana) are unhealthy. It is best to shoot for optimum health when having problems conceiving. Stop with the cigarettes! ...Read more

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Does viagra (sildenafil) 100mg 4 times per week has negative effect on sperm count and sperm motility causing asthenoteratospermia?

Does viagra (sildenafil) 100mg 4 times per week has negative effect on sperm count and sperm motility causing asthenoteratospermia?

Abnormal sperm: Absolutely not! viagra (as well as Levitra (vardenafil) and cialas) has no demonstrable impact on spermatogenesis. Get checked for a varicocele by a urologist. Even a small one can have a profound impact on the little critters! ...Read more

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My ex is addicted to crack cocaine (15yrs). I use no substances. I recently had twins. Could his drug use harm his sperm affecting our kids health?

My ex is addicted to crack cocaine (15yrs). I use no substances. I recently had twins. Could his drug use harm his sperm affecting our kids health?

Highly unlikely: A published study revealed that Cocaine binds to sperm without harming viability or motility. Definitive evidence of fetal harm from paternal Cocaine exposure is lacking. The good health of your twins is your best guide. ...Read more

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Can past drug use (I.e. intravenously) cause permanent low sperm count Even if you have been sober for a number of years?

Can past drug use (I.e. intravenously) cause permanent low sperm count Even if you have been sober for a number of years?

Not likely, unless..: For average men, the expected drug effect onto spermatogenesis should fade since body has its strong inherent self-healing and remodeling ability. Besides, do not worry about something unknown or uncertain beyond your control, but focus on what you can do now. To delve into more life reality, go to http://formefirst.com/MustReadNotes.html & http://formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. Best.. ...Read more

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