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Doctor insights on: Bacterial Causes Of Sterility

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What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

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Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Doubtful: Prolonged use of opiate pain medication is associated with decreased levels of testosterone. This may change personality and eventually libido. Bio-identical hormone treatment and decreasing opiate medication may be helpful. ...Read more

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What injuries can cause female sterility from a very young age? Also, how bad would they need to be? (i am writing a novel with a sterile character)

What injuries can cause female sterility from a very young age? Also, how bad would they need to be?   (i am writing a novel with a sterile character)

Infection: A pelvic infection could cause early sterility. Most common would be a congenital abnormality like a mullerian abnormality. Chromosomal problems like turner's syndrome are associated with early infertility as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What causes sterility?

What causes sterility?

Infections are a: common cause of tubal damage which causes sterility. They can also lead to male infertility. Endometriosis and PCOS can lead to sub-fertility. Older female age also lowers fertility. ...Read more

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What are the some causes of female sterility?

What are the some causes of female sterility?

Age,anatomy,hormones: Reasons for female infertility include age. Fertility declines significantly after age 40. Chromosomal or genetic conditions like turner's syndrome are cause. She may have abnormal anatomy such as a malformed uterus which cannot support pregnancy. Lack of ovulation due to ovarian cysts or hormones are problems. Chemotherapy can cause early menopause. Some women don't know when to have sex. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for sterility in man;all possible causes?

What are the reasons for sterility in man;all possible  causes?

Many: I cannot fully answer with 400 characters. See a male specialist but think about meds, drugs, alcohol, smoking, obesity, exercise, heat (hot tubs etc), varicocele, undies ended testicles, vasectomy, poor sperm without cause, no sperm. Don't forget the female partner matters too. Treatments available for most of these problems. ...Read more

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Will orchitis cause sterility?

Will orchitis cause sterility?

Very rarely: There is not much published information on the exact percentage of patients with fertility problems after orchitis, but orchitis of only one testicle should not decrease fertility as long as the other testicle is normal. After orchitis of both testes, some reports say about 10% of men will have decreased fertility, and very rarely will a man become sterile. ...Read more

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Can mumps cause sterility in men?

Can mumps cause sterility in men?

Possible: Although mumps can cause one or both testis to become inflamed in as many as 30% of teens or adults, sterility is rarely seen. Occasional reduction in size and or difference in size is seen after it resolves, they appear to recover in most cases. ...Read more

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Does mumps really cause permanent sterility?

Does mumps really cause permanent sterility?

Rare if ever: In the years before vaccines were available, teens and adults who suffered from mumps ran the risk of testis involvement and injury. For a few that meant sterility.It rarely if ever followed childhood mumps.Today, the broad use of vaccines in this country make the possibility remote. ...Read more

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Can wearing tight boxers causes sterility?

Can wearing tight boxers causes sterility?

No: While tight underwear can raise testicular temperature, which may reduce sperm production, it's unlikely to cause sterility (the total inability to father children). Men who are trying to conceive may do better with loose-fitting boxers but it's not a major factor. ...Read more

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Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Usually not: Whereas in women it can cause blockage of fallopian tubes with inflammatory adhesions. If you are concerned, get to a doctor for a sperm analysis. ...Read more

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Can sterility be caused by a blockage in both of the tubes?

Yes: Tubal blockage on both sides would prevent sperm and egg from meeting, and thus would be considered sterility. ...Read more

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Does levothyrox cause infertility-sterility for males or is it the opposite ?

Does levothyrox cause infertility-sterility for males or is it the opposite ?

Thyroid, infertility: The use of levothyroxine for hypothyroidism should have no effect on fertility. Your med list includes testosterone. That can cause sterility. You need a functioning pituitary making lh and fsh to make sperm, and testosterone supresses the pituitary. You should perhaps see an endocrinologist to get this sorted out. ...Read more