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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders

Question: How do you know if you can have kids?

 Haych - Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:57 pm

Hi all,

I am looking to get married soon, and I asked myself the following question:

How do I know if you can have kids?

I know for a fact that I can ejaculate sperm by masturbating, and I can have wet dreams if I stopped masturbating for 1 week or more (varies).

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.


 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:24 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is something most people don't know for sure until they attempt pregnancy. This goes for men as well as women. While a small variety are infertile, most young men are able to impregnate a woman who is also fertile unless they have been treated for cancer or some other disease that may have left them sterile. Typically it takes less than a year of active trying without using contraception. Most people don't have sperm analysis done until they find they are not successful after a period of time. That is the only way to know for sure, but I would not worry; chances are you are fertile and it sounds like you function just fine.

Best wishes.

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