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Trying to conceive. Partner taking prezolon for arthritis. Will it affect the sperm?

Hello dr,
My husmand has an autoimmune disease (arthritis) and he is on prezolon 2o mg per day from february 2013. We are trying to conceive, does prezonolon have side effects on his sperm? He controlled his sperm last year and it was normal(count 60mil/ml, total number of mot.sperm. the 1st hour 30,6 mil/ml, total motility 1st hour 51%, totaal count 90mil, normal morphology 17 % (normal: more than 14%) .
He should control his sperm again or there is no need to do that? How much does prezolon coyl affect his sperm? We will be able to conceive?
Than you very much for your attention
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Thanks for your query.
Your partener is on prezolon since feb.,because its a steroid and study shows that it affect sperm count.
In semen analysis motility should be more than 60%,analysis varies from lab to lab.
I think you should consult a doctor for preznolone use,because it affect sperm count.
You are able to concieve with under supervision of a doctor.
So don't worry.
take care.
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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