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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can there be a link between mumps in childhood and male infertility?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seth Derman
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 34 years experience
Yes: Mumps can damage the testes and cause male infertility.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
This effect is usually only linked when mumps is experienced in adulthood.
Aug 22, 2013
Last updated Aug 22, 2013
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