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Could general anesthesia such as used in surgery, lower sperm count or motility in men?

Could general anesthesia such as used in surgery, lower sperm count or motility in men?

No evidence: General anaesthesia has no lasting effect on your sperm. There s no evidence that it adversely affects it at all, any effect is short-lived. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more


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I had gen. Anesthesia today, will it affect my sperm or be dangerous for the baby? We are trying to have a baby and my wife just got a + test foR ovul

I had gen. Anesthesia today, will it affect my sperm or be dangerous for the baby? We are trying to have a baby and my wife just got a + test foR ovul

No impact on either: The only question I'd expect is if you'd be able to perform sex and ejaculate - if you are - there is no reason to think anesthesia will have an effect on sperm or the potential baby. I hope your procedure heals well and - since you want a baby - that it happens for you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I went to the dentist today & I was wondering if the anesthesia can affect the sperm or trying to conceive I had sex last night on my ovulation day.

I went to the dentist today & I was wondering if the anesthesia can affect the sperm or trying to conceive I had sex last night on my ovulation day.

No: Not really. I'd be more concerned with exposure to excessive x rays. It also matters what kind of anesthesia you had. Remember, women have been getting all kinds of medical procedures before they knew they were pregnant and the vast majority have no problems. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the factors affecting sperm count in human being?

Can you tell me the factors affecting sperm count in human being?

Sperm is resilient: Sperm counts are resistant to most of life's variables but can be affected by heat, genetics, chronic genital infection, enlarged veins in the scrotum, testes that descend into scrotum late, hormone disease, drugs, body building supplements, pesticides, radiation, chemotherapy, testicular cancers, tobacco smoke, age etc. ...Read more

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When I go to bed with my wife I fine it diffi to release sperms during sex, at times I release watery sperms and it has affected me for 28years?

When I go to bed with my wife I fine it diffi to release sperms during sex, at times I release watery sperms and it has affected me for 28years?

See professionals...: To meaningfully manage your personal conditions as described, it's a good idea to seek professional attention to detail your history, past and present, so a reasonable approach can be designed.

Of note, not all medical calamities can be solved.

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Best wish... ...Read more

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Can sperm motility be affected by anterior cervical dysctomy?

Can sperm motility be affected by anterior cervical dysctomy?

Not likely: Unless you had some complication of the surgery that would have affected your testes, which would be very unlikley, the two should be unrelated. ...Read more

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Wifi exposure affect sperm? I am using wifi laptop for last 2 years whether my sperm will be affected due to this?

Sperm count: I would doubt that wifi would affect your sperm count. However, the heat from the laptop might. Spermatogenesis can be affected by high temperatures. ...Read more

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During masturbation, is it normal if I hold my penis hard to stop sperm flow. Is there any role of sperm affecting health if ejaculated daily?

During masturbation, is it normal if I hold my penis hard to stop sperm flow. Is there any role of sperm affecting health if ejaculated daily?

No, . ..: Ejaculation is optional for healthy living as long as being able to get personal and occupational chores & tasks done effectively for adequate functionality, productivity, and independence for daily living. To explore more on obsession, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter05.html. Ejaculation at reaching orgasm is uninhibitory and should not be manually stopped... ...Read more

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I had large tonsils which had to be removed because of the high aso results, will my aso levels drop? Could the large tonsils have affected my sperm

I had large tonsils which had to be removed because of the high aso results, will my aso levels drop? Could the large tonsils have affected my sperm

ASO results: Your enlarged tonsils did not affect your sperm. Aso titer indicates the presence of a strep infection. If your tonsils harbored strep your titer wll slowly recede. ...Read more

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Husband has j pouch, no small intestine, ilyostomy, should he check for sperm count? We are ttc. Or not affected?

Husband has j pouch, no small intestine, ilyostomy, should he check for sperm count? We are ttc. Or not affected?

J pouch: While having a j pouch has been shown to affect fertility in women, it should not be a problem for your husband. It should be noted that there is a slightly increased rate of impotence and ejaculatory dysfunction after pouch surgery. ...Read more

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My ex is addicted to crack cocaine (15yrs). I use no substances. I recently had twins. Could his drug use harm his sperm affecting our kids health?

My ex is addicted to crack cocaine (15yrs). I use no substances. I recently had twins. Could his drug use harm his sperm affecting our kids health?

Highly unlikely: A published study revealed that Cocaine binds to sperm without harming viability or motility. Definitive evidence of fetal harm from paternal Cocaine exposure is lacking. The good health of your twins is your best guide. ...Read more

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I'm 41 & I've had sleep seizures for 34 yrs. I've just changed meds from 1200mg tegretol to 600mg lacosamide & 20mg clobazam. Can my sperm be affected?

I'm 41 & I've had sleep seizures for 34 yrs. I've just changed meds from 1200mg tegretol to 600mg lacosamide & 20mg clobazam. Can my sperm be affected?

Clobazam=clonazepam: Www. Ehealthme. Com/ds/clonazepam/sperm+analysis+abnormal
on sep, 17, 2013: 34, 973 people reported to have side effects when taking clonazepam. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has sperm analysis abnormal. To date I could find no reference to low sperm count with the use of locosmide (vimpat). ...Read more

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I had blood work done 5 days after my colonostrohy during which I received anesthesia. Could this have affected my WBC count?

I had blood work done 5 days after my colonostrohy during which I received anesthesia. Could this have affected my WBC count?

Unlikely: The anesthetic would have a minimal effect of your white count, unless a you received a steroid which can temporarily increase wbc. Suspect cause would be from colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia cause brain damage or reduce cognition? Not from complications but purely from the anesthesia affecting your brain?

Can anesthesia cause brain damage or reduce cognition? Not from complications but purely from the anesthesia affecting your brain?

No: It can affect your brain in the temporary period by slowing down its functions but should cause no permanent damage. ...Read more

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I ruptured my ear drum when I was 12, affecting 1/4 of the ear drum and repaired under general anesthesia w/paper graft. Is it safe to dive now?

I ruptured my ear drum when I was 12, affecting 1/4 of the ear drum and repaired under general anesthesia w/paper graft. Is it safe to dive now?

Need current ENT exa: If you were 12 years old (& 37 now), there's a good chance that the tympanic membrane (TM) has healed. However, it's impossible to advise you in this forum. Use HealthTap Prime to discuss. You may want to see an ENT surgeon (Ear-Nose-Throat / Otolaryngology) to get a current exam by which to make the decision. ENTs are the most familiar with TM "paper grafting", which is no longer common procedure ...Read more

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Does nolvadex-d help sperm or not?

Does nolvadex-d help sperm or not?

Perhaps: Nolvadex is tamoxifen, a type of drug that blocks estrogen and is a cousin of clomiphene. Clomiphene has been used widely to treat female infertility and also in men with some success. It is possible this may help though it is not commonly used for this purpose. ...Read more

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Is there any possibilty to increase zero sperm count and what ia the minium number?

Is there any possibilty to increase zero sperm count and what ia the minium number?

Possible: Depends on the cause I would see a urologist who specializes in fertility or a reproductive endocrinologist for further evaluation-to determine the cause of no sperm. Sometimes men have a blockage and sperm can be extracted from the testicle or epididymus for use in ivf, or treated with hormones. ...Read more

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What is the minimum amount of time sperm stays in a women? I know the maximum ia 5-7 days but what's the minimum?

What is the minimum amount of time sperm stays in a women? I know the maximum ia 5-7 days but what's the minimum?

Zero?: I'm assuming this question is about sperm viability for pregnancy. Technically, it could be zero/null if the man turns out to be sterile. Other than that it would be dependent on a lot of factors including type of sexual activity, type of contraception being used, etc. ...Read more

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What causes sperm 2 rush down from d vergina after ejaculatio?

What causes sperm 2 rush down from d vergina after ejaculatio?

Gravity: Fluid flows downhill because of gravity. Voila. So semen drips out of a woman's vagina. Its normal. ...Read more

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When does d egg fertilize wen male sperm with it and what is the sign?

No signs: A woman does not have ay signs of exactly when her egg is fertilized by a sperm, until she is pregnant. Ovulation (when the egg releases) normally happens 2 wks from the start of her last period, and the sperm must fertilize the egg within a few hours of that time. Sperm can survive for several days, so sperm present before ovulation may well lead to a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Very little sperm?

Very little sperm?

Need testing: If you low sperm count, you need an evaluation to determine the cause. It may be a hormonal problem, obstruction, or failure of the testicles to make sperm. Routine blood tests will help identify the cause. ...Read more

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Is thick sperm normal?

It can be: The viscosity or thickness of semen depends on the number of recent ejaculates as well as the hydration status of the patient. Several ejaculates within a small amount of time will increase the thickness and decrease the volume. ...Read more

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Why do I have clear sperm?

Why do I have clear sperm?

Semen: Semen can have all kinds of different appearances based upon recent food, sex, medications or supplements, etc. Sperm are microscopic and cannot be seen by the naked eye. ...Read more

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