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What things affect sperm count?

What things affect sperm count?

Many causes: Lifestyle; smoking and xs alcohol consuption. Anatomic: varicoceles, bilateral testicular maldescent - more when higher & subject corrected later, blocked ejaculatory duct/s. Daily and prolonged use of hot tubs and spandex or tight underwaer. Genetic: klinefelter's syndrome & other chromasomomal trisomies. Inflammation: mumps orchitis & epididymitis. Hormonal & androgen use/abuse. Increasing age. ...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


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Does Cialis usage (3-4 times a month) affect sperm count?

No: Three studies were conducted in men to assess the potential effect on sperm characteristics of tadalafil 10 mg (one 6 month study) and 20 mg (one 6 month and one 9 month study) administered daily. There were no adverse effects on sperm morphology or sperm motility in any of the three studies. ...Read more

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Does warfarin affect sperm count?

Does warfarin affect sperm count?

No, it should...: Warfarin as an anticoagulant should bear no effect to sperm production so not to affect its count. If infertility is your concern, see systemic professional evaluation since some 50% of infertility is caused by female factors, 30% by male's, and 20% by both. How to get these done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Does energy level affect sperm count ?

Does energy level affect sperm count ?

No: Energy level is mostly a state of mind rather than a physical attribute. If you have problems with your sperm count, you need to see a urologist and/or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How soon will testosterone shots affect sperm count?

How soon will testosterone shots affect sperm count?

By feedback loop: Testosterone supplementation can feed back to the brain and tell the hormones that control sperm production that there's plenty of stuff going on at the level of the testes. The brain, in turn, can then shut down hormone production needed to produce sperm, since it's faked out into thinking the hormones to stimulate the testes are no longer needed. Sperm production can then suffer. ...Read more

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Do steroid injections or nsaids affect sperm count?

Do steroid injections or nsaids affect sperm count?

No major effects: Assuming you're talking about 'regular' prescription corticosteroids like triamcinolone (kenalog) these have little to no effect on sperm - unlike Anabolic steroids like testosterone or dianabol, which can cause major reductions in sperm count. Some studies indicate that heavy NSAID use, including aspirin, may affect sperm motility and morphology as well. ...Read more

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Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Can spinal meningitis affect sperm count or produce infertility?

Yes: Any severe infections can effect the human body, its response to the infection, any medications taken to fight the infection, fevers, chills, procedures etc can all effect sperm production. Usually the effects are short term and sperm production returns. ...Read more

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Can respiradone affect sperm or sperm count permanently? Also male breast tissue?

Can respiradone affect sperm or sperm count permanently?  Also male breast tissue?

Yes: Risperidone can cause gynecomastia - benign enlargement of breast tissue in men, but is not associated with sperm count issues. ...Read more

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Is diflucan/fluconazole safe for men to take once for a yeast infection? Affect sperm count? If i dont have yeast infection can it cause one?wat happn

Is diflucan/fluconazole safe for men to take once for a yeast infection? Affect sperm count? If i dont have yeast infection can it cause one?wat happn

Would be safe,...: ...but why would you consider it if you don't have a yeast infection? Certainly the drug itself cannot cause a yeast infection. Even if a sex partner has a vaginal yeast infection, you probably don't need treatment yourself. Yeasts are normal on our skin, genital area, inside our intestines, etc, and people don't usually catch it from their partners or anyone else. ...Read more

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Does menthol cigeret have any effect on sperm count?

Does menthol cigeret have any effect on sperm count?

Cigarettes: All types of cigarettes (including marijuana) are unhealthy. It is best to shoot for optimum health when having problems conceiving. Stop with the cigarettes! ...Read more

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Does viagra (sildenafil) 100mg 4 times per week has negative effect on sperm count and sperm motility causing asthenoteratospermia?

Does viagra (sildenafil) 100mg 4 times per week has negative effect on sperm count and sperm motility causing asthenoteratospermia?

Abnormal sperm: Absolutely not! viagra (as well as Levitra (vardenafil) and cialas) has no demonstrable impact on spermatogenesis. Get checked for a varicocele by a urologist. Even a small one can have a profound impact on the little critters! ...Read more

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What foods affect sperm quality?

What foods affect sperm quality?

I AM NOT SURE OF : Any available reliable, placebo controlled, double blind studies on this by I am sure one of my dear urologist and reproductive specialist on panel at health tap may be able to answer that for us. ...Read more

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Which kinds of BP meds affect sperm directly?

Which kinds of BP meds affect sperm directly?

Blood pressure: The only medication i could find referenced to affect sperm directly was the family of calcium channel blockers. I couldn't find rigorous proof of this however. ...Read more

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Can cycling in spin class affect sperm production?

Doubt it very much!: But there are no studies on this topic. ...Read more

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