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How do I know if I have a sperm allergy?

How do I know if I have a sperm allergy?

Very rare: This is a very rare condition. An allergist may perform allergy testing to confirm this condition. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Cramps after ejaculation--sign of sperm allergy?

Cramps after ejaculation--sign of sperm allergy?

Not necessarily: The semen contains prostaglandins which cause contractions of the uterus perceived as cramps. This is likely what's happening. Allergy to sperm is extremely rare and you would have worse symptoms such as pain, swelling, redness, etc.... ...Read more

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Will wet dreams reduce sperm count?I am suffering for last 7 years also skin allergy request to suggest a solution.

Will wet dreams reduce sperm count?I am suffering for last 7 years also skin allergy request to suggest a solution.

No: Short answer...No. Skin allergies are treated with an oral antihistamine to cut the itching/scratching cycle, a hypoallergenic moisturizing lotion at least twice daily, and a topical steroid preparation that usually needs to be prescription strength since over the counter Hydrocortisone is simply too weak. ...Read more

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Trying 2 Conceive When I leave his semen in me for 1night The next day I have odor for a few days Sperm Allergy or BV? No other symptoms

Trying 2 Conceive
When I leave his semen in me  for 1night
The next day I have odor for a few days
Sperm Allergy or BV?  No other symptoms

More likely BV: Classically BV causes a fishy odor that is more pronounced after intercourse. An odor is not one if the frequent symptoms of an allergy to his sperm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I've got asthma, allergic rhinitis and multiple food allergies. Could it be possible that i'm also allergic to my husband's sperm? Is there a test?

I've got asthma, allergic rhinitis and multiple food allergies. Could it be possible that i'm also allergic to my husband's sperm? Is there a test?

Unlikely allergic: It is very unlikely that you are "allergic" to his sperm. Men can develop antibodies to their own sperm ( usually after vasectomy reversals) but it is very unlikely that you would develop these antibodies. ...Read more

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How common is sperm allergy? Unprotected sex with hubz causing vag itching, slight burning n throbbing. Can it affect my chances of getting pregnant?

How common is sperm allergy? Unprotected sex with hubz causing vag itching, slight burning n throbbing. Can it affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Possibly: I don't believe the effect on pregnancy has been studies since semen allergy is not that common. However there are ways to desensitize you to the semen (not is not allergic to the sperm) but you will need to consult an allergist regarding how to get this done. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have sperm in my bladder?

How do I know if I have sperm in my bladder?

Unlikely: Women do not get sperm into their bladders unless they are the very rare female who has sexual intercourse via a widely dilated urethra, or via a fistula between vagina ; bladder. Women with fistulas are incontinent of urine all the time. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have healthy sperm?

Normal Semen Test: A semen analysis evaluates several important aspects of the sperm seen in the ejaculation. The most important are volume of ejaculate, concentration of sperm, % moving, % moving mostly straight, and the appearance of the sperm. If all these are normal, it doesn't always mean "healthy" sperm, as no such term is recognized. Normal semen analysis = fewer fertility issues in the male. ...Read more

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Can I go to the infertility center to check for my sperm maybe is low or how can I know if I have low sperm count, thanks?

Can I go to the infertility center to check for my sperm maybe is low or how can I know if I have low sperm count, thanks?

Yes, you can: A complete sperm analysis can usually be done at a local fertility center. They may be a better bet than other commercial labs since they highly specialize in fertility. Search local fertility centers on the web and call them for detailed pricing and information. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sperm (Definition)

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