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Can Retractile Testicles Cause Infertility
My boyfriend fell on his bike at a young age and hit his testicles so hard that he said he urinated blood. Could this cause infertility?
Possibly. ..: Testicular injuries may or may not cause fertility problems in later life. If you're not trying to get pregnant assume he's 100% fertile. If you're planning to conceive he should get a full semen analysis with antisperm antibody testing to make sure that he doesn't have a low sperm count, or proteins on his sperm that can prevent them from fertilizing an egg - injury is a risk factor for these. ...Read more
The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more
Unlikely: Though epididymitis 'could' result in scarring and blockage of the sperm passageway (and infertility) in the affected testicle, if there is a normal testicle on the other, unaffected side, that testicle will be able to produce enough sperm to maintain fertility in most instances. ...Read more
Does one sided cryptorchidism cause infertility in men? Does a man with one healthy testicle have a lower sperm count?
Likely fertile: Sperm count will probably be within normal limits because remaining testicle will grow larger (compensatory hy[pertrophy) and thus produce more sperm than if it were 1 of a pair, but count may be slightly reduced. Semen volume is unaffected and normal because >95% is produced by the seminal vesicles, prostate and cowper's glands. Sperm is no > 5% of ejaculate.. ...Read more
I have this 3rd grade varicocele, I'm not going to have kids but I know infertility is a primary cause of testicle cancer. Am I at risk?
Hello I wanted to ask about laser treatment for the testicles does it cause infertility issues by any way?
Need more info...: The specifics & relevance in the Q are not clear enough to deduce right answer. If concerning the issues on male infertiltiy, you and your mate need a comprehensive evaluation since some 50% of the causes for infertility lie in females, 30% in males, and 20% in both. In general, there is no position for using laser for male infertility at all. More? Ask urologist. ...Read more
Can excessive masturbation cause lumps on testicles that cause pain? And can this symptom lead to infertility?
No it can not unless:
You need to consult youe family doctor or a urologist to find out what is causing lumps on your testis
but masterbation is not likely to caue unless you are traumatising yourself masterbating, so slow down and see a urologist or your family doctor to find out if it need further testing or treatment. ...Read more
Possibly: Men who have both testes undescended in inguinal canal will almost definitely be infertile. However most men with a single fully descended testis are fertile, even if the opposite testiscle is in the inguinal canal. ...Read more
For some odd reason I somehow got some poison ivy on my testicles. I can handle the itching. I just read somewhere that it might cause infertility?
Hello doctor, my us scrotum and testicles exam showed epididymis cyst 0.4 cm on both left and right sides. Can it be a cause of infertility?
Benign cysts: An epididymal cyst is fluid-filled sac which grows at the top end of the testicle in the long, tightly coiled tube called epididymis. Cysts are benign (ie not caused by cancer). Usually in head of epididymis, may be one, bilateral, or multiple. Larger ones can be removed by a surgeon, especially if painful. Epididymal cysts usually not associated with infertility. ...Read more
My sperm count isn't very large. Is it possible that my retractile testicles or maybe the underdeveloped short spermatic cord be a cause of it?
Undescended testicles: Undescended testicles can compromise the sperm count. The sperm count can be quite low and the motility be low also. ...Read more
No, not necesarily: So if you had an operation for 1 undescended testis, then you should still have one normal testicle. If that is the case, then the normal testicle should still be fertile. The undescended one is often sterile. The best way to answer this question is to check with your surgeon and/or test your sperm count and functionality. ...Read more
I think I may have a varicocele in my left testicle. I have a slight uncomfortable feeling on the left side. Would this lead to infertility?
Serious question can getting blue balls damage your testicles in any way like make you infertile? Or is it just some annoying thing that happens
Here are some. ..: Would you please define & clarify what "getting blue balls" means so more my colleagues and I can answer your Q better to the point. Thank you and best wish. .. ...Read more
My right testicles is still big after childhood mumps. I am 22 now, feel no pain but left one shrunk a little bit. Should I worried about infertility?
Unlikely an issue: A sperm analysis should be able to answer your personal question about possible fertility.Mumps is more likely to cause testicular issues if you have it in your late teens or adulthood. That said, it is not common for it to cause infertility.You have 2, and if one functions well enough, it could do the deed. ...Read more
Sure: A history of testicular trauma can have lasting effects on sperm count, and lead to fetility issues. ...Read more
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