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I am a 30-year-old man. I have been taking on Lexapro 10mg for 22 days. Could I use it forever? does it cause male infertility? low sperm?
Your doctor to guide: Anytime you receive a medication from your doctor, you are expected to ask questions about the medication.Did you not have any such conversation? Anyway Lexapro is a fairly safe medicine , it will not affect your sperms or fertility. So it can be taken for the long term if needed although most doctors try to stop your antidepressant after the depression has resolved, but some patients need it for ...Read more
Hot Rocks!?: Many people believe that the varicocele increases the heat in the scrotum. The heat may be the cause of sperm damage. Not every varicocele causes a decrease in semen quality. Sperm motility is often most affected. Surgery or embolization can be helpful but often it is unclear if needed. Always check partner too. I like sperm function tests like acrosome reaction to help decide on treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering from male infertility. My sperm count is 10m and motality is very low. I have been asked to take conceva m tab. Will it help?
Trying for 17mnths.Male infertility factor.Taking medicine for 3mnths.Sperm count 3-4mil/ml.Motility 25%.Is it possible, medicines can cure n get pregn?
Oligoasthenospermia: Unfortunately, you give me insufficient information with regard to your partner. Has he been tested for a varicocele (40% of men with infertility have it caused by a varicocele that c an only be managed surgically. Clomiphene citrate (clomid) has been shown to stimulate spermatogenesis in men; however it may not result in 'better' sperm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reframe question: Only a small number of men benefit from medication to improve fertility. If the man does not have reproductive hormones, then replacement (injections) can allow him to produce sperm. Some men who take steroids have few or no sperm - stop hormones and sperm return. Usually poor quality sperm do not benefit from tablets. See a specialist for more details. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: It is estimated that of all couples who experience infertility, 40% are male factor problems, and in another 20% there are problems with both partners. It's not as dire as it may sound though: male 'infertility' doesn't usually mean the couple can't have a child, just that they may need some help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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