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Do Feminine Products Affect Fertility
No: For the vast majority of women, these products have more potential for harm than good. You should be able to maintain your own hygiene and ph without help of pharmaceuticals, however if you're having a problem see a gyn rather than using those products. ...Read more
No: Some medications do have an effect, typically those that act on the pituitary gland or the ovary. If the medication interferes with menstrual cycles or affects rapidly growing cells, fertility is affected. Examples are birth control pills, letrozole, and chemotherapeutic agents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antiphysicotics raise prolactin & alter
dopamine in women, how else do they
affect a womans body negatively that
dr.'s don't tell?
Here are some ...: Largely, almost all known antibiotics exerts no conclusive negtive impact on sperm count, motility, & shape although some concerns in nitrofurantoins, macrolides (notably Erythromycin), sulfa antibiotics, or sulfasalazine for IBD have been reported & discussed over decades-long experience. But, still remember: That is all we've known; behind what we know always still hides a lot what we don't know ...Read more
Mercury infertility: Mercury though not established well has been suspected to cause fetal loss and infertility cosmetics contain variable amounts of chemicals especially some made overseas for lightening skin colour be careful with using them and avoid if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband wants to try a "natural" fertility supplement, does Fertilsan M work? Any other "supplement suggestions" to enhance sperm quality - thanks
No: No controlled studies have shown benefits fr. herbals.Male infertility is a complex issue possible cause include hormone imbalance,sperm duct defects,infections,varicocele,ejaculation issues(e.g:retrograde ej),anti-sperm antibodies,using anabolic steroids.Previous operations that block sperm fr. getting in ejaculate can be corrected s'times.See urologist with interest or specialized in infertility ...Read more
Please suggest alternative household lubes (for ttc couples) as KY etc apparently affects the sperm's motility. ?
Normal vaginal: Lubrication is best and most effective and doesn't affect sperm's motility. There are also fertility lubricants, also known as 'sperm-friendly' lubricants, which are specifically formulated to be safe for use by couples who are trying to conceive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apart from sunblock and cleanser, I do not use any other skincare products. Will not using extra skincare products cause me to age faster?
As you advance in: years, adding anti aging products (like antioxidants, and retinoid acid ) can help delay the signs of aging. Lightening agents can soften signs of sun damage. I suggest you see your dermatologist if you like aging gracefully while looking as good as possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moot point!: Contrary to popular belief, electronic cigarettes & vaporizers are no safer than any other form of tobacco. Because these products (methods of nicotine administration) are so new, we can't answer your question. However, studies of smoking vs T are all over the map & contradictory. But even if smoking doesn't lower T, why risk stroke & heart attack, etc? Or COPD & cancer? Not worth the risk! ...Read more
Do creams like breast actives actually work in breast enhancement ? Do they have any hazardous effects on digestive system?
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