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Vas deferens

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: The vas deferens (plural: vasa deferentia), also called ductus deferens (latin: "carrying-away vessel"; plural: ductus deferentes), is part of the mal ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
This is most often: done by palpation...feeling during a physical examination. If there is an obstruction, the epididymis and vas may feel dilated and hardened; normally ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: NO.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: There is no laboratory test to diagnose the issue you mentioned.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naveen Kella
22 years experience in Urologic Oncology
Prostate: It enters through the prostate. Remember the prostate is like a donut. The donut hole is part of the urethra, called the prostatic urethra.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, normally: Urinary reflex into the vas deferens may cause inflammation like Epididymitis, which may be painful and requires treatment.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tin Ngo
Dr. Tin Ngo answered
13 years experience in Urology
Sort of: Chlamydia can travel from the urethra to the vas to the epididymis and cause infection there and cause infertility by damaging the epididymis which is ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience in Urology
Scrotal pain: This question can't be answered properly on this forum. I recommend that you seek immediate medical attention to ensure that you don't have torsion. ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Almost all the men with infection in epididymis and vas are a direct extension from bladder and urethra to prostate, vas deferens, epididymis, and eve ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly: Men who have both testes undescended in inguinal canal will almost definitely be infertile. However most men with a single fully descended testis are ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Undescended Testicle: This is often corrected with surgery. It is absolutely necessary to get them into the scrotum . Your child's doctor may have a plan that they would h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience in Interventional Radiology
No: The ilioinguinal nerve is the inferior branch of the iliohypogastric nerve. In the inguinal canal they enter posterior to the processus vaginalis. T ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience in Gynecology
Sort of.....: Torsion simply means "turning or twisting" any organ that lives at the end of a stalk or pedicle (like an ovary or a testis) can torse. Usually it i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Very uncommon: Cancers of the testicle are much more common than cancers of the vas deferens. While it is possible it is highly unlikely. Cancers of the testicle c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Fertility: Performed to correct blockage of vas deferens, usually following vasectomy, or epididymal duct. Obstruction to permit passage of sperm. Procedure bypa ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
No, but...: Varicocele is an inborn anomaly of pampiniform venous plexus present in some 15%pf men with some 90% on left side & 10% on both, but bearing no cl ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Testicular pain: You have ruled out the big ticket items so that is good! For pain and swelling, just take Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs for pain and could also take Benadry ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Miller
43 years experience in Radiology
Probably ok, but ...: If it's a nonmagnetic clip its ok. If it can be magnetized it distorts the MRI magnet field and may cause streak artifacts or local heating safety pro ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: The report on semen analysis is fair - still with a good odd to conceive if a timely awaiting egg could be available. No one can say for sure if one o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: When this is stated on report, it means that the tubes are open and normal in most cases.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: 1) ~15-20% of males have a varicocele; most common on left side; almost always asymptomatic requiring no treatment; except can be associated with infe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Some are...: - age: torsion tends to be around puberty vs peididymits/orchitis, in young sexually active adults;std-related. - hx: torsion - acute onset and fast p ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
No : Inguinoscrotal hernia will not cause infertility.

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