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If a man is on chronic prednisone, does that decrease his fertility?

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Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: It could

Most people on long-term steroids have a significant illness and thus either the disease or the medication could affect fertility.
The good thing is that checking a man's fertility potential is one of the easiest parts of the fertility examination and one of the least expensive!

In brief: It could

Most people on long-term steroids have a significant illness and thus either the disease or the medication could affect fertility.
The good thing is that checking a man's fertility potential is one of the easiest parts of the fertility examination and one of the least expensive!
Dr. Julian Escobar
Dr. Julian Escobar
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prednisone fertility

There is no evidence to indicate a negative effect of Prednisone on male fertility.
In fact, Prednisone is often used to treat low sperm motility (movement) secondary to sperm antibodies (autoimmune reaction against one's own sperm).

In brief: Prednisone fertility

There is no evidence to indicate a negative effect of Prednisone on male fertility.
In fact, Prednisone is often used to treat low sperm motility (movement) secondary to sperm antibodies (autoimmune reaction against one's own sperm).
Dr. Jeffrey Buch
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