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hi docs, would my testosterone increase with varicocele removal?

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Dr. James Lin
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Probably not...: Successful varicocele removal is known to improve the sperm count and motility in men with varicocele facing infertility, but not known to have any significant impact to testosterone level. Best wish ... Always.
Answered on May 17, 2015
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