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Does having an underactive thyroid reduce male fertility?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Fertility

Yes it can affect the quality of the sperm and thereby affect fertility.

In brief: Fertility

Yes it can affect the quality of the sperm and thereby affect fertility.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

If the thyroid problem is treated appropriately then there should be no major effect.
Untreated thyroid disease can affect sperm production so definitely it should be treated appropriately.

In brief: Possible

If the thyroid problem is treated appropriately then there should be no major effect.
Untreated thyroid disease can affect sperm production so definitely it should be treated appropriately.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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Dr. Paul Turek
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can

Unstable thyroid disease (either low or high, underactive or overactive) can affect male hormone balance and therefore fertility.
Once a stable thyroid treatment has been ongoing for 6 months or more, there should be no more effect on male fertility. Btw: thyroid disease is the cause of male infertility in.

In brief: It can

Unstable thyroid disease (either low or high, underactive or overactive) can affect male hormone balance and therefore fertility.
Once a stable thyroid treatment has been ongoing for 6 months or more, there should be no more effect on male fertility. Btw: thyroid disease is the cause of male infertility in.
Dr. Paul Turek
Dr. Paul Turek
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