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Does menthol cigarettes kill sperm cells?

Does menthol cigarettes kill sperm cells?

No: They are neither an effective male or female contraceptive, nor in any way good for you. ...Read more

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This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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Does menthol cigarettes decrease the sperm count?

Probably: As best we know all tobacco use can decrease sperm counts; generally the more usage the bigger the effect. ...Read more

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Do menthol cigarettes affect a males sperm?

Do menthol cigarettes affect a males sperm?

No: Smoking tobacco, while bad for overall health, does not affect sperm quality. Menthol doesn't affect sperm quality ...Read more

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Do menthal cigarretes kill your sperm?

Do menthal cigarretes kill your sperm?

Avoid cigarettes: In general cigarette smoking is bad for your fertility (as well as your general health). This is true for men and particularly true for women. ...Read more

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Effects of menthol cigarette on sperm?

Effects of menthol cigarette on sperm?

Reduced quality &...: Smoking is one of the worst things you can do for your health. Smoking cigarettes (menthol or not) results in decreased sperm concentration, motility and more abnormal sperm, but the amount of reduction does not usually reduce fertility- see http://infertility.about.com/od/researchandstudies/a/male_fertility_smoking.htm But I strongly advise stopping smoking if you are trying to conceive a child. ...Read more

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Does menthol kill sperm?

Thanks for asking!: Nonoxynol-9 and microbicide are to more common studied spermatocidal agents. ...Read more

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Are menthol cigarettes safer to use than regular cigarettes?

Are menthol cigarettes safer to use than regular cigarettes?

Menthol cigarettes: Are cigarettes and all cigarettes are down right terrible for your health. If you can quit smoking, you'll reduce your risk of Lung CA, cardiovascular dz, including heart attack and stroke, multiple other cancers, emphysema ... And the list goes on ... not to mention have whiter teeth, smell better, and spend less on cigs. Talk to your doc about help available for quitting. There are many options! ...Read more

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Do any type of cigarettes kill sperms?

Do any type of cigarettes kill sperms?

No : No but it does decrease the movement of the fine hairs that line the fallopian tubes. This can make pregnancy harder or increase the chances of ectopic pregnancy. Also obviously not good for the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Menthol cigarettes giving me abdomen pain. Is this normal?

Menthol cigarettes giving me abdomen pain. Is this normal?

Not common!: Menthol is found in many things, including cough drops, salves for muscle pain, vick's, etc. If none of these give you pain, it may be an additive. You should not smoke-you know that. But you should not be having abdominal pain! ...Read more

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Does smoking menthol cigarettes harm your testicals or damage your reproductive system ?

Does smoking menthol cigarettes harm your testicals or damage your reproductive system ?

Lowers sperm count: There is evidence that smoking cigarettes lowers your sperm count, but in most cases not enough to significantly reduce fertility. However, smoking dramatically increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, chronic lung disease & many forms of cancer. Second-hand smoke is very toxic for pregnant women & babies. See http://www.Fertilityauthority.Com/news/2009/jan/20/lower-sperm-count-smokers. ...Read more

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Is there really a difference in menthol cigarettes and non-menthol cigarettes and lights?

Is there really a difference in menthol cigarettes and non-menthol cigarettes and lights?

Difference in taste.: No difference in health risk. "light" cigarettes is a term used by tobacco billionaires to fool people into thinking that they are less harmful. They are not. Menthol is added to cigarettes to give them a different (pleasant?) taste. They are in fact more dangerous. Menthol is "methyl phenol". In high levels it's dangerous, but it's greatest danger is in making addiction to cigs more likely. ...Read more

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If you are a non-smoker but smoked 3 menthol cigarettes are you able to pass a cotinine blood test?

If you are a non-smoker but smoked 3 menthol cigarettes are you able to pass a cotinine blood test?

Depends: If you have the test day after smoking you may not pass, however, a week later you should pass as long you have no other exposure to tobacco, including second hand smoke. ...Read more

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Are menthol cigarettes worse for you or are the health hazards identical to non menthol cigarettes?

Are menthol cigarettes worse for you or are the health hazards identical to non menthol cigarettes?

The same: The risk factors in smoking menthol cigarettes are not significantly different from those involved in no-menthol cigarettes. Give them up! ...Read more

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How do I quite smoking menthol cigarettes i smoke about a pack a day a little under about 15 cigarettes?

How do I quite smoking menthol cigarettes i smoke about a pack a day a little under about 15 cigarettes?

Gradually cut down: The first step is to gradually cut down one cigarette every two days .This may work if you are highly motivated. If that doesn't work add a nicotine patch or gum and follow the protocols advised with them. There are some other medications which can be prescribed by your physician. The best method is usually to be in a smoking cessation program which may combine the above approach with support. ...Read more

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What's the health difference between normal and menthol cigarettes?

A lot: Regular cigarettes contain nicotine and tar, which are dangerous for health. Some menthol cigarettes are tobacco plus menthol, and these are equally dangerous. Some menthol cigarettes only contain menthol and no tobacco. These are ok. ...Read more

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I quit menthol cigarettes 1 week ago, am approx 180lbs 38 yr old female no health history, how long until i am clear on a urine cotanine test?

I quit menthol cigarettes 1 week ago, am approx 180lbs 38 yr old female no health history, how long until i am clear on a urine cotanine test?

Urine Cotaine Test: Cotaine will be present in blood tests for about 2 weeks and in urine for several weeks more. A lot depends on what level is chosen as the cutoff for positive or negative. Good for you on quitting. Keep it up. ...Read more

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Are non menthol cigarettes worse? I ask since menthol is used medicinally. I know both are bad and i should quit so dont say that please

Are non menthol cigarettes worse? I ask since menthol is used medicinally. I know both are bad and i should quit so dont say that please

Okay!: It doesn't matter specifically whether you use menthol or non-menthol cigarettes. What does matter is how many cigarettes you smoke, when you started smoking, the brand of cigarettes & how long you've been smoking. Menthol cigarettes may be worse because they are "tolerated" better or "enjoyed" more, encouraging heavier and or earlier use. Don't say I didn't NOT say that lol. ...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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How much nicotine is in menthol cigarette?

How much nicotine is in menthol cigarette?

Menthol cig's.: Varies between 0.03 & 2.3 mg. per cigarette, depending on the brand. Lowest brand is Quest, & highest is Natural brand. ...Read more

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I smoked one menthol cigarette and now my throat is sore did i cause permanent damage?

I smoked one menthol cigarette and now my throat is sore did i cause permanent damage?

See below: One menthol cigarette is not the issue, the issue is your previous smoking history. Smoking lowers your immune response and leads to many other medical problems. Get ourself seen due to you present sore throat and try to quit with your doctor's help. ...Read more

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Are non menthol cigarettes more likely to cause throat/esophagal cancer? Does the menthol cause less irritation to your throat? Or no difference?

Are non menthol cigarettes more likely to cause throat/esophagal cancer? Does the menthol cause less irritation to your throat? Or no difference?

All cigs are bad!: smoking is smoking- it is bad for you and people around you. There is potential for FDA to pull menthol off market- since they may be more addictive due to taste. All smoking causes multiple cancers, copd, emphysema, poor healing and so on. Seek help to stop . ...Read more

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Hello from last 3to4 months I use to smoke cigrattes of menthol now i think my sperm quantity going very low please help me to get it back..

Unlikely: Although smoking is, without a doubt, a serious risk to your health, there is no significant relationship to "sperm quality". ...Read more