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Can Males Be Sterile By Having Antibodies To Their Own Sperm
32 yr old male with uti taking cipro.
A. Will it affect my sperm count?
B. Can antibiotics affect child?
C. Will it affect sperm later,created today?
Less than 90 minutes: Usually you want to get the sperm out of the semen by 60 minutes, but as long as the temperature is moderate, sperm can survive 60-90 minutes. Once taken out of the semen, sperm can survive a long time in media. In the cervix or uterus, sperm last 3-5 days while in the vagina about 1 hour! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Less likely: A semen sample contains sperm as well as fluid and other proteins. These will sometimes contribute to the clarity of a sample. In general after washing the cloudier a sperm sample is the higher the sperm count. But, i would not count on the clearness to determine if a man is sterile without looking under a microscope. ...Read more
Here are some ...: That is how our body work based on what we have known up to today; so note: behind what we know always still hides a lot what we don't know. Besides, the ending result of antigen-antibody interaction is not always an instant killing, but to neutralize & disable the unwanted particles from inside (like auto-immune) or outside (like virus) of body. So, sperms live shorter with impaired function... ...Read more
I asked on here about developing antibodies to sperm. (see it first) Drs. say no such thing, yet a Google search says otherwise. Why?
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