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can a man with one testicle have children

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As long as the single testis is making healthy sperm, one will do quite well. The other issue is why just one. If a proper workup has not been done, i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Sperm analysis will give the final answer whether its possible or not and how? If near normal volume, count, motility and shape of sperm then natural ... Read More
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sure!: Men with a single testicle usually produce sperm that can produce a pregnancy. A semen analysis can detect sperm in the ejaculate.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It only takes one testical making fertile sperm to do the job. As long as the issue that led to the problems with the first did not involve the 2nd, t ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
One is enough: One testis is enough for fertilization, sperm count will be same volume will be less.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: There is usually no reason not to be fertile unless the man has had chemotherapy or pelvic radiation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Testes: It is not uncommon to have a size discrepancy. The real question is whether one is too small or too large. I would be more concerned if this was a re ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unimportant: You only need one well functioning testis to do the deed. If it concerns you have him have his sperm analyzed for activity & numbers.There is no guara ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As long as the single testis is making healthy sperm, one will do quite well. The other issue is why just one. If a proper workup has not been done, i ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes and no: If you had radiation and or chemo, it may have done permanent damage to your ability to make viable sperm! if no significant damage was done and you h ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Undescended testicle: Testicles that fail to descend from the abdomen to the scrotum often end up being infertile or lower fertility. The higher heat in the abdomen is not ... Read More
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