A 25-year-old male asked:
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i had varicocele surgery on my left testis. is this the cause why it is small? could it still have enough sperm to impregnate a woman?

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Dr. Viren Sawant
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Varicocele: removal could cause the size to appear smaller but shouldnt have any effect on impregnating a woman
Answered on Sep 14, 2014
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Urologist: Yes. It would affect fertility especially if other possible reasons are excluded. This can be fixed. You need to get a referral to a urologist.
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