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Is it possible for a man to conceive a child with a varicocele?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes.: There is a reduction in sperm counts with varicocele, but rarely to the level of infertility.
Answered on May 26, 2017
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