A 18-year-old male asked:
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have a cyst on right testi with light pain& discomfort. is it spermatocele?will mastrubation affect it?will surgery make you completely infertile?help

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Dr. James Lin
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No surgery...: Any surgery at or near epididymis where spermatocele originates will affect sperm transportation like after vasectomy; so no surgery should be done. To decide if the cyst and discomfort is significantly connected requires more detailed history + physical exam + ... so to deduce the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. More? To www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin ...
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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