The effects of vaginal lubricants on sperm function: an in vitro analysis.Uploader: Kazikazahn 6 month ago Subscribe 9485
A full description of the study design, exclusion, and inclusion criteria have been previously published Women were instructed to inform study staff of a positive pregnancy test. The authors did not report any potential conflicts of interest. Using the full sample ofthe adjusted Kaplan-Meier estimates of pregnancy give similar results to these rates of conception. Commonly used vaginal lubricants have been shown to negatively affect sperm motility in vitro. To adjust for potential confounding, covariates associated with both the exposure of lubricant use Table 1 and the outcome of sperm safe lubricant First, lubricants, as used during vaginal intercourse, could remain on the external genitalia and lower vagina and not in the upper vagina, where the sperm are deposited. Finally the extensive nature of our questionnaires allowed for sperm safe lubricant and adjustment for potential confounders. I also stay away from sperm safe lubricant, especially just prior to ovulation. Not for us infertiles.