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Condoms for semen collection

25 December, 2013

Question:

I understand that there is a special type of condom that can be used to gather semen for a sperm check for fertility purposes. Where do I purchase this?

Thank you.


Answer:

A condom used for semen collection should be sterile, non-lubricated, and without spermicide. Such condoms should be available from the fertility specialist who is treating you. If they are not, then you can purchase them online (e.g., Amazon) or, in Israel, though Machon Shifra.

To learn more about obtaining semen for analysis, click here.

Please don’t hesitate to be in touch with any further questions. You may also find it helpful to arrange a free consultation with a Yoetzet Halacha Fertility Counselor, details here.

This response was updated on 4 June, 2020.


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