Miami, FL
A 39-year-old male asked:

My left testicle goes very high kind of into the abdomen during sexual relations. can this cause fertility problems?

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Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 11 years experience
Retractile testis: No, it should not affect your fertility
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Not likely: This elevation of the testicle is a normal reaction during the male sexual response. While a too high a temperature can affect fertility it is more a constant thing (tight underwear, undescended testicle(s), or varicoele that affect fertility.
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