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How long will it take for my sperm count to get back to normal after taking steroids? Will be wanting to try for a 3rd child soon.

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Medical use?

What kind of steroids? Medical use of legal steroids may not affect sperm counts at all.
Anabolic steroids for body building? Bad idea. Guaranteed it will be at least 3 months from when you stop, and if you're unlucky it may be longer.

In brief: Medical use?

What kind of steroids? Medical use of legal steroids may not affect sperm counts at all.
Anabolic steroids for body building? Bad idea. Guaranteed it will be at least 3 months from when you stop, and if you're unlucky it may be longer.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Indefinite

Aside from testicular "shrinkage, " there is atrophy of part of the pituitary gland that makes lh and fsh, which stimulate the testes.
The duration will depend on what steroid you took abd how long. Earliest, a couple of months, up to six months. 5dht and testosterone are used as a male contaceptive in europe.

In brief: Indefinite

Aside from testicular "shrinkage, " there is atrophy of part of the pituitary gland that makes lh and fsh, which stimulate the testes.
The duration will depend on what steroid you took abd how long. Earliest, a couple of months, up to six months. 5dht and testosterone are used as a male contaceptive in europe.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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