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Can vitamin E prevent vaginal infection and aid in conception?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no evidence that it will help with either issue.

In brief: No

There is no evidence that it will help with either issue.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vitamin e

Vitamin e is not known to prevent vaginal infections nor aid in conception.

In brief: Vitamin e

Vitamin e is not known to prevent vaginal infections nor aid in conception.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No, but may help men

There is no evidence that women taking vitamin E have less vaginal infections or better fertility.
There is some evidence that vitamin E and other antioxidants (vitamin c, selenium) may improve sperm numbers or quality in infertile men. Sperm dna damage may also be reduced by vitamin e. Doses used in studies were between 200 to 1000 mg a day for men. It is not clear if it improves pregnancy rates.

In brief: No, but may help men

There is no evidence that women taking vitamin E have less vaginal infections or better fertility.
There is some evidence that vitamin E and other antioxidants (vitamin c, selenium) may improve sperm numbers or quality in infertile men. Sperm dna damage may also be reduced by vitamin e. Doses used in studies were between 200 to 1000 mg a day for men. It is not clear if it improves pregnancy rates.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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