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A 33-year-old member asked:

If the epididyal head cyst is removed by surgery, wil i become infertile?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: 1) epididimal cyst can usually be removed without occluding epididymal sperm duct, although this is a potential complication. 2) most men have 2 testicles ; sperm production by a single testis is usually sufficient for fertility. Other testis can always be considered the 'spare'. 3) epididymal cysts are harmless ; only need to be removed if they are bothering you.
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