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What causes men to not be able to have children?

What causes men to not be able to have children?

Many causes: Whatever prevents a man from being able to have intercourse and ejaculate semen with normal parameters into vagina can lead to male factor infertility. It includea, but is not limited to, erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, low or absent sperm count, low motility, low morphology, endocrine dysfunction, medical comorbidities, meds, drug use, etc. Best to obtain a urological evaluation. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

50+: Many men remain fertile well into their 50s and 60s. However, the risk for conceiving a child with some kinds of uncommon genetic disorders increases when the man is more than age 50. ...Read more

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"Hydroxyurea may affect fertility (ability to have children), whether a man or a woman."Please advice..

"Hydroxyurea may affect fertility (ability to have children), whether a man or a woman."Please advice..

Chemotherapy: it is a chemotherapy drug (a mild one, that doesn't have severe side effects, once it has been checked, worries about it lowering blood counts too much are not much). It does lower sperm quality and that effect can last after it is stopped. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17316339 ...Read more

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Would nolvadex (tamoxifen) restore fertility in a man with hypogonadatropic hypogonadism caused by a prolactinoma? If so, how long would it take?

Would nolvadex (tamoxifen) restore fertility in a man with hypogonadatropic hypogonadism caused by a prolactinoma? If so, how long would it take?

Possibly: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is not a common name .It may be an aromatase inhibitor - like anastrozole. Prolactinoma is best treated by removing it if large or tablets of bromocriptine / cabergoline. The urologist determines if is needed as well. ...Read more

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Are there fertility drugs for men?

Yes: There are many fertility drugs and supplements that can be used in men. A thorough hormone evaluation and semen analysis can help a male fertility specialist provide treatment options. ...Read more

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Is there any fertility pills for men?

Is there any fertility pills for men?

Fertility for Men: Yes. It depends on the cause of the infertility. If it is due to an infection or venous congestion, these have no proven value. However, certain drugs such as clomid, (clomiphene) can increase free testosterone and thereby increase sperm production. Nutrition centers sell numerous "blends" that purport to do the same thing - i would be very cautious about trying any of these without a doctor's consultation. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps increase fertility in men?

I am wondering what helps increase fertility in men?

Male fertility: A healthy diet and a healthy weight go a long way for male fertility. Limiting or avoiding alcohol and tobacco products also helps. Use of vitamin c (500mg), vitamin e (400 iu), and l-carnitine (1gm) all twice daily can also help. Co-q supplements and use of preseed lubricant has also been shown to possibly help. Lastly, stay away from testosterone supplements. ...Read more

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What medications lower fertility in men?

What medications lower fertility in men?

Blood pressure meds: One of the most common types of blood pressure medications in use today are calcium channel blockers - amlodipine, verapamil, Nifedipine are just some examples. Many doctors who prescribe this medication are not aware that they can cause a reversible male infertility. Sperm heads contain many calcium channels that help them to fertilize the egg. These drugs can block fertilization. ...Read more

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What are some medications men should take to help with fertility?

What are some medications men should take to help with fertility?

See urologist : Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more

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Do the fertility tests they sell in the drug stores for men and women really work?

Home fertility: The home tests for men are of very little use. Which tests for women do you mean? The home opk are not bad, though that's only a small part of female fertility. ...Read more

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For what reasons has fertility in men been falling dramatically over the last few years?

For what reasons has fertility in men been falling dramatically over the last few years?

Male fertility: This trend has been described but is probably over-dramatized in the media (no surprise there?) some estimates are that male fertility (which is not strictly defined) is dropping by around 2% per year. Proposed reasons are stress, unhealthy lifestyles, and chemical exposures in the environment. ...Read more

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Is 100 why protien affect on sperm or men fertility?

Is 100 why protien  affect on sperm or men fertility?

No reason for ....: Nutritional supplement of such has no reason to suppress egg production or hormonal change. But, for more detailing, please ask your Doc and work with her/him. Best wish... ...Read more

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Are fertility problems more common in men or women?

Are fertility problems more common in men or women?

About equal: In a reproductive clinic it is most common to find contributory factors on both the male and female side of the subfertility problem. Testing is more exhaustive for women and most initial therapy includes treating the woman in some way. Ivf/icsi, for example is used to treat severe male factor, even if the woman is "normal", and that therapy involves extensive manipulation of the woman's system. ...Read more

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Is it more common for men to not have fertility problems than for men to have fertility problems?

Is it more common for men to not have fertility problems than for men to have fertility problems?

NOT to have problems: It in not normal, or common for that matter, for a man to have fertility problems. If there are problems, he should consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Does masturbation affect fertility in men?

Does masturbation affect fertility in men?

It does not: I'm very sorry that somebody told you this. The "scientific basis" is the discovery that sperm counts per unit volume of semen are lower if a man ejaculates frequently. The reason is that more fluid is reabsorbed during abstinence. There is nothing "spiritual" about telling or believing untruths about your body; growing up is difficult enough as it is. Think about the girl you'll marry. Cheers. ...Read more

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Fertility supplements for men/women online?

Fertility supplements for men/women online?

Not overly useful: Not controlled by the fda so ? What is in a supplement. With good vitamin supplementation and a solid high fat moderate protein diet, there's no real room for improvement. ...Read more

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