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Safe to get pregnant if man is on steroids?

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is it safe for a women to get pregnant when the male is on steroids?


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replied May 31st, 2010
Getting Pregnant Answer A12693
Hello,
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The effect on pregnancy depend on what type of steroids the male counterpart is taking.
If he is taking 'anabolic' or 'androgenic' steroids, both can affect the sperm quantity and quality.
There is however no study on the incidence of birth defects in the baby when the steroids are taken by someone fathering the child.
Hope this would help. For a detailed discussion, meet your healthcare provider/doctor.

Take care.



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