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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) affect male fertility?

Does Effexor (venlafaxine) affect male fertility?

Yes: There is a risk of ejaculatory problems and low sperm counts with use of effexor (venlafaxine). Best advice is to seek an evaluation with your fertility doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


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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 is the definition or description of: Male fertility?

Fertility: The ability to impregnate. Per http://americanpregnancy.org/infertility/male-infertility/ - "Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 30% of all infertility cases" ...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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Does coenzyme q10 boost male fertility?

Not proven: There are no good studies that show it changes any pregnancy rate or outcome. ...Read more

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Is the OTC male fertility test accurate?

Is the OTC male fertility test accurate?

Yes. Not a full test: The over-the-counter fertility test for men is called spermcheck and tests only sperm count (concentration): low or normal. Accuracy is ok. A full semen analysis (sa) through a fertility clinic looks at sperm count as well as motility (% that are moving) and morphology (% of normal-shaped sperm). Some clinics test sperm antibodies too. The home test is better than nothing but is not a full sa test. ...Read more

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What does a male fertility test consist of?

Semen analysis: Males are tested with semen analysis, or sperm count. A semen sample is collected and evaluated under a micorscope for number of sperm, as well as motility and shape (morphology.). ...Read more

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Does taking fat burners affect male fertility?

Maybe.: Rapid, catabolic weight loss seriously impairs male fertility. Try to shoot for 1- 1.5 lb weight loss weekly max, as more will suggest to the body that there is starvation going on, and fertility is not spared when starvation is going on. ...Read more

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Does alcohol or smoking reduce male fertility ?

Does alcohol or smoking reduce male fertility ?

Yes: Both can have direct toxic effects at level of testicles. Smoking can create "oxygen radicals" that can directly effect sperm membranes and function of sperm. Both can have indirect effect at level of hypothalmus and pituitary, particularly alcohol, and effect stimulation properties on testicular production of sperm. Lastly, from testicles to ejaculation is 90d, thus effect can be long lasting! ...Read more

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Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

No: Check out online.Epocrates.Com & drugs.Com for drug information including interactions. Neither make mention of male fertility as an issue of amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker commonly used to lower high blood pressure. However, issues associated w/high blood pressure may affect erectile function so best to address this w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Can radiation have any effect on male fertility?

Can radiation have any effect on male fertility?

Yes: Certainly it depends on the body part being radiated and whether or not there is associated chemotherapy. Most men have time to save sperm before treatment and should ask their doctor about that. ...Read more

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Does avastin (bevacizumab) reduce male fertility?

Does avastin (bevacizumab) reduce male fertility?

No (so far): Avastin (bevacizumab) is a monoclonal antibody that inhibits blood vessel growth. It can impair fertility in women, but i don't find any studies that show reduction in male fertility. For the fda prescribing information with all side effects, go here: http://www.Gene.Com/gene/products/information/pdf/avastin-prescribing.Pdf. ...Read more

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Does frequent masturbation affect male fertility?

Probably not: Testicles make sperm at an alarmingly fast rate. It would be difficult to deplete sperm counts unless masturbation was more frequent than daily. To be safe, refrain from masturbating during partner's peak ovulatory days. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Male Fertility (Definition)

The ability to impregnate. Per http://americanpregnancy.org/infertility/male-infertility/ - "Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 30% ...Read more