Ask an expert
Question

07 Oct 2009

Maintain erection
My husband and I are trying to fall pregnant but the pressure of it all is causing problems at the time when I am fertile: He is unable to maintain an erection and I am not wet enough. Will taking viagra affect the sperm or fertility in any way? What lubricant can we use that will not affect conception.
Answer 344 views
Expert
Ageing and Sexuality expert
Ageing and Sexuality expert

01 Jan 0001

This is so common - ideally you want to take the pressure off the sex and put back the fun. Indulge in porn, sex toys, fantasies:) Seriously, play . I know this is naive on my side but really try have some fun. Not only will you have sexual difficulties now, you are sure to maintain this pressured sex once you are pregnant and thereafter .
Have alot of sex, all the time, keep yourselves independently feeling sexy and sexual. There is no foetus to harm so use all the lube you want- lube does not interfere with semen and neither will it hurt a foetus even if you are pregnant and unknowing. Use water based lube or silicone. Visit my site for a wide variety: www.dreve.co.za
Viagra can do no harm to sperm or fertility. However your husband must have it prescribed by a doctor who will answer all your questions and concerns.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9425 votes
No
68% - 19881 votes
Vote