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Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2012 in Getting Pregnant
Question: does vaseline kill off sperm?sex
me an my fiance are trying for a baby and we have to use vaseline i am just wondering if it is ok to use or if it kills of sperm .
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Answered by Dr. A. CHAKRAVARTHY 1 hour later
Dear Friend,

Thank you for your query.

If you are planning for pregnancy, it is better to avoid Vaseline.

In fact, Vaseline does not kill sperms, but can interfere with the motility of the sperm. Sperm should have favourable cervical mucus to swim to reach ovum. Vaseline can interfere with this and can indirectly cause infertility.

Hope I cleared your query in full. I am still available for follow up queries.

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Dr A CHAKRAVARTHY

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