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by elaine2, Oct 27, 2008
If the mother never tried crack and the father was addicted can the baby have damage .?
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by TrayCee, Oct 27, 2008
yes
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by drmwvrjean, Oct 27, 2008
yes...in fact i know of a baby where something similar to this occurred, and yes, for sure!!
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by gizzy32, Oct 27, 2008
i was almost positive it's not possible for the baby to be affected if only the father uses. i googled it and the answer is no it is not affected. sperm has nothing to do with it or damage to the fetus. this is from wiki answers

Other than 'addictiveness' has a tendency to pass from one generation to the next (and to my knowledge it's not been proven whether that's from genetics or upbringing), no, the genetic code in the sperm is not affected by crack.

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by TrayCee, Oct 27, 2008
sooo your saying if you an crack addict, theres no cocaine in your bodily fluids?


WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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by gizzy32, Oct 27, 2008
not what im saying at all, just saying what i googled, crack does not affect sperm is what is said. google it.
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by cathy5841, Oct 27, 2008
gizzy is right.  i googled it and it says it is not carried in the sperm....
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by TrayCee, Oct 27, 2008
per netwellnessdotcom

Certain drugs like the opiates (heroin, Vicodin, codeine, Tylenol #3 etc,) can have an effect on sperm morphology
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by avisg, Oct 27, 2008
This is what I found ........... in males, the cocaine in crack may attach to the sperm causing damage to the cells of the fetus
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by gizzy32, Oct 27, 2008
yes opiates can. that was not the question, the question was for crack and crack does not affect sperm.