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can spermatocele lead to infertility?

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Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
Not typically: A spermatocele is a dilation of the an epididymal tubule. However, any attempt to remove a spermatocele may result in obstruction of the epididymis.
Answered on May 7, 2019
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Generally no: The underlying cause for a spermatocele may e.G vasectomy. In case of vasectomy, sperm can be harvested from a spermatocele and used for ivf.
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Not suppose to!: See you doc for a second look and exam. I want this done asap! if lots of pain go to the er!
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