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Could IBS affect male fertility?

Could IBS affect male fertility?

No: Ibs is an inflammatory disease of the bowel. It does not affect the testicles and should not cause infertility. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more


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Had a hard hit on a the testicles. Could that cause a male fertility issue?

Had a hard hit on a the testicles. Could that cause a male fertility issue?

Probably not: Many men experience " a kick or two" to your testicles and generally it does not cause any significant damage that will effect your future reproductive function. Good luck and try to avoid any further insults. ...Read more

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What suger level is dangerous for male fertility?

What suger level is dangerous for male fertility?

Depends: Fertility is not a function of blood sugars. However, people whose diabetes are not in good control can have problems with testosterone and erections. ...Read more

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What other factors that affect male fertility are there?

Other than what?: Many factors such as genetics, age, testosterone (minor factor), illness, medication, injury to the testicles, tobacco, alcohol, other toxins, radiation -- all can lower fertility. ...Read more

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What do docs do to improve male fertility?

1st, find the cause: There are a number of causes of male infertility and a complete evaluation is needed before appropriate treatment can be started. Treatment could include hormonal therapy, surgery or the use of intrauterine insemination. ...Read more

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Does alupurinol effect the male fertility?

Does alupurinol effect the male fertility?

A suspect drug: Allopurinol helps halt cell division and cell division is critical for sperm production at 1000 sperm being produced per heartbeat. Talk to your doctor and you must balance quality of life off of Allopurinol (i.e. More gouty pain) with fertility issues taking it. ...Read more

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How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

Doesn't: Topical Minoxidil probably has no effect on male fertility. Finasteride (propecia) has been implicated in reduced fertility that is reversible upon discontinuing the medicine. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Male Fertility (Definition)

Male fertility is a field of study in which a person looks at the causes of infertility that men have, plus the treatments of such problems. Men can have low testosterone, poor sperm production, abnormal ducts/tubes that carry sperm, erection problems, ejaculation (climax) difficulties, etc... Doctors who specialize in male fertility ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more