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Can my addictions to drugs make me sterile?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Perhaps

Opioid drugs lower testosterone in men and interfere with the menstrual cycle in females; both can contribute to infertility.
Thc also reduces testosterone and sperm counts but I am unaware if it will lead to menstrual problems without other co-occurring medical diseases. Use of stimulant drugs and/or alcohol may lead to malnutrition which may reduce fertility as well.

In brief: Perhaps

Opioid drugs lower testosterone in men and interfere with the menstrual cycle in females; both can contribute to infertility.
Thc also reduces testosterone and sperm counts but I am unaware if it will lead to menstrual problems without other co-occurring medical diseases. Use of stimulant drugs and/or alcohol may lead to malnutrition which may reduce fertility as well.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Abuse of steroids, cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamines, opioids, and cigarette smoking (see elshal; clin biochem:2009) have been reported to negatively impact male fertility.

In brief: Yes

Abuse of steroids, cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamines, opioids, and cigarette smoking (see elshal; clin biochem:2009) have been reported to negatively impact male fertility.
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