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A 31-year-old male asked:

Can a slight reduction in blood supplied to testis cause the sperm produced to contain more gene mutation while its shape and motility is normal?

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Dr. Yousef Salem
Urology 33 years experience
No, at this age: Reduced blood flow to the testicle at this age may affect sperm quality and not the gene mutation. In general reduced blood to the testicle at young age will affect testicular growth , may cause intermittent testicular pain , and possible adverse effect in future fertility

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