5 doctors weighed in:
Will diphtheria make me infertile?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: It could
Like any medical stress, diptheria could interfere with male and female fertility.
Good treatment, good nutrition, and good medical care will minimize the risks.

In brief: It could
Like any medical stress, diptheria could interfere with male and female fertility.
Good treatment, good nutrition, and good medical care will minimize the risks.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Unlikely
Diphtheria is an extremely rare disease in the age of vaccinations.
If you have been vaccinated, it is unlikely you have diphtheria. If you have a sore throat that is severe, i would suggest seeing a physician urgently. Diptheria infection typically occurs in the throat, and only very rarely involves the female genital organs.

In brief: Unlikely
Diphtheria is an extremely rare disease in the age of vaccinations.
If you have been vaccinated, it is unlikely you have diphtheria. If you have a sore throat that is severe, i would suggest seeing a physician urgently. Diptheria infection typically occurs in the throat, and only very rarely involves the female genital organs.
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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