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Doctor insights on: Does Menthol Cigarettes Kill Your Sperm

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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?

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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