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Std that can cause a man not to have children

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes: there are some diseases that can cause internal scarring that sperm can not get though, so even if sperm is made it can't get out.
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Most of STDs such as gono, trichomonas, chlamydia, herpes, HPV, syphilis, HIV, hapatitis-B, etc. would not cause male infertility except few case of s ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
NGU: Usually this is nongonococcal urethritis, or NGU, which is an STD even if all STD tests are negative. You still need treatment, and so do your partner ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Howard
40 years experience Gynecology
Yes you can: A prolonged pelvic infection can cause infertility. There are tests available to determine if your tubes are blocked or if there is scar tissue in the ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No guarantee: An x-ray procedure showing tubes are open is no guarantee they will work if they are. Many who have STD's treated will not have tube damage, but any d ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Infections: Std is an infection transmitted from one person to another.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Several possibls: I can think of at least 4 off immediately(herpes, hpv, syphilis and chancroid) .There are probably others.If this is your concern i would have the iss ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Many: There is a long list of std's that can cause infertility in men such as mumps, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, syphilis and others. There are many other cond ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: See your urologist for the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: There are many causes of epididymitis. Some of them are caused by agents associated with std. Treatment and recovery time is dependent on the infecti ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Trauma: Not necessarily. Usually trauma to the urethra with intercourse causes this.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: I doubt slight urethral narrowing would cause epididymitis. But I wonder if you have recurrent epididymitis at all. If you don't have obvious enlargem ... Read More
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