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Vas Deferens (Definition)

The vas deferens (plural: vasa deferentia), also called ductus deferens (latin: "carrying-away vessel"; plural: ductus deferentes), is part of the male anatomy of many vertebrates; they transport sperm from the epididymis ...Read more


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What can cause vas deferens/epididymis to not work properly after even the infection has recovered?

What can cause vas deferens/epididymis to not work properly after even the infection has recovered?

Here are some....: Yes, it is possible, but how this concern may apply to personal clinical profile in a sensible way should hinge on the clinical concern such as the issues of infertility, genitourinary symptoms, etc. Note: Our body has a strong healing ability to return its functional state in a great degree, though never be perfect as that at birth since life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification,... ...Read more

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What kind of infection and its duration will cause scar in vas deferens and permanent blockage?

What kind of infection and its duration will cause scar in vas deferens and permanent blockage?

Here are some...: It is hard to tell because the possible tissue injury and its resultant scar from infection depend on the bacterial virulence, the timing and effectiveness of treatment like antibiotics and/or surgery, and individual healthy and immune defense. So, there is no definitive answer, which is unpredictable and should be individualized. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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When can a baby boy be checked for presence of vas deferens? My boy has a CF mutation and a 5t variant known to cause infertility issues

When can a baby boy be checked for presence of vas deferens? My boy has a CF mutation and a 5t variant known to cause infertility issues

Late: First you want to make sure he only has one mutation and not two. But i assume you likely know that already. A pediatric urologist may be able to detect that but usually you would need to wait a few years. It is usually know by physical exam. ...Read more

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My left Vas deferens tube is swollen, right one is skinny. What's the cause, is it life threatening?

My left Vas deferens tube is swollen, right one is skinny. What's the cause, is it life threatening?

No: Nothing you describe is life threatening.Swelling of the vas deferens is usually part of prostatitis and epididymitis.However,you need to be physically examined and not try to self diagnose. Please see your doctor for physical examanation, diagnosis and appropriate treatment.Good luck. ...Read more

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How does vas deferens infection which result in a scar cause blockage? Does it block from inside the lumen or outside?

How does vas deferens infection which result in a scar cause blockage? Does it block from inside the lumen or outside?

Usually inside lumen: Vas deferens infection can cause scar tissue which will block flow within the lumen of the tube. Also, a vasectomy can cause inflammation which can cause scar tissue blockage upstream into the groin. ...Read more

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If bacteria from the urethra enter the vas deferens, will it infect it and cause scars and blockage to the vas deferens?

Repetative question: You have been asking questions about your vas deferens for several weeks. You're obviously obsessed with it. See one of my previous replies about epididymitis. Most likely nothing is wrong, but in any case you'll never get a conclusive answer on a forum like this. It's time to move on and stop asking; discuss with your own doctor. ...Read more

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If a non STD vas deferens infection occur three times and recover after 5 weeks, can it cause permanent blockage of vas deferens from scar tissues?

If a non STD vas deferens infection occur three times and recover after 5 weeks, can it cause permanent blockage of vas deferens from scar tissues?

Here are some....: Yes, it is possible, but how this concern may apply to personal clinical profile in a sensible way should hinge on the clinical concern such as the issues of infertility, genitourinary symptoms, etc. Note: Our body has a strong healing ability to return its functional state in a great degree, though never be perfect as that at birth since life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification,... ...Read more

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Can cancer cells travel from the urethra, through the vas deferens, to the testicles, and cause testicular cancer? Can this be a path of metastasis?

Can cancer cells travel from the urethra, through the vas deferens, to the testicles, and cause testicular cancer? Can this be a path of metastasis?

No: What you described a path of tumor cells to spread is not feasible. Tumor cells may reach testes via blood but via the route you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more