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Hi I'm 36 years male suffering from ankylosing spondylitis since year 2007. Now I'm taking biological drugs i.e. *(Adalimumab) Exemptia* Injection for last 6 months (Took Exemptia 40 mg 6 injections and now taking Exemptia 20 mg (already completed 4 doses of 20 mg). I got married in May 2017 and now we want are planning for a baby. So is it right that we can conceive now? As I have a doubt that as I'm taking tnf blocker i.e Adalimumab so may affect the unborn fetus? So should we conceive now or wait?& also does Adalimumab damages the sperm?

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No significant difference of sperm quality between healthy controls and anti-TNF treated patients with SpA, sperm abnormalities were also found in 102 healthy controls Sperm abnormalities are a common finding in healthy men, they are more pronounced in patients with active SpA. The sperm quality of patients with SpA with inactive disease receiving long-term TNF would like to advice you to under went IuI procedure to conceive.
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