Expert Q & A Answers About Fertility
My friend told me that if you have an STD, even if you’ve been treated, that you won’t be able to have a baby. Is that true? I got chlamydia from an old boyfriend, but I got tested and got medication from my doctor to get rid of it. Now I’m in love with someone new, and I wonder if I’ll ever be able to have kids.
I am planning to marry my girlfriend who is four years older than me. I’m 25 and she’s 29. Is there anything I should know about potential problems with our sexual life or her ability to bear a child?
I’m an 18-year-old male virgin. I don’t ejaculate much...I read somewhere that it should be a teaspoon full...but I’m not making that much. Do I have a low sperm count? Should I be concerned?
Is there sperm in pre-cum? Can it cause pregnancy? What about STDs?
My fiancéis a quadriplegic. He has a C7 spinal cord injury. We both want children, but we aren't sure if he can have children. I wanted to know if there is any way to find out if he can impregnate me?
I am a 32-year-old male, and I have diabetes and use insulin. Over the past five years, I’ve noticed that the amount of semen I produce has drastically decreased. I have read in a medical encyclopedia that men with diabetes often suffer from "retrograde ejaculation." Is this the cause? Does it mean I'm sterile?
After having unprotected sex, how long should I wait before I can check whether I’m pregnant? What’s the best way to test for pregnancy?
My wife and I are trying to conceive. Is it true that we should wait 48 hours between the times we have sex so my sperm can redevelop? The thing is, I ended up ejaculating in my sleep and then had sex with my wife about six hours later because it was one of the key days for getting pregnant. Do you think my sperm will be too weak or undeveloped to get her pregnant because I ejaculated too recently? Thanks for your help.
Someday I want to have children with my boyfriend...but I’m concerned. He’s short, very muscular and he used to take steroids when he was younger (not anymore). Could his previous steroid use affect his sperm count and make him infertile? Also, his penis tilts to the side. Should I worry?