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How does gonorrhea affect the reproductive system?

How does gonorrhea affect the reproductive system?

Invasion: Gc passes from one to another via intimate contact. If this involves the genitals, it invades the male urine tube and can be found in the sperm producing gland and structures. Pain on voiding is common as is discharge.In females, it can invade the outside glands, the lining of the cervix, uterus and fallopian tube(abdominal pain).It can invade the blood in either sex & reduce fertility in both. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). In women, the bacteria may be found in the reproductive tract (which includes the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix). The bacteria can even ...Read more


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What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

See remarks: there are several accessory glands 1) prostate & seminal vesicles :they provide a medium & reservoir for the sperm .The bulk of the ejaculate is the product of these 2 organs.(the sperm is a minute part of the ejaculate. 2) Littre glands : these glands below the prostate provide lubrication These are the basic accessory glands ...Read more

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What does tobacco smoking do to the male reproductive system?

What does tobacco smoking do to the male reproductive system?

Decrease Sperm Count: Smoking both decreases sperm count and chance of pregnancy. A matter of fact, smoking decreases the chance of pregnancy by almost half for couples doing ivf. ...Read more

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Can SLS and parabens cause cancer and damage the male reproductive system?

Can SLS and parabens cause cancer and damage the male reproductive system?

No: Please forgive my frankness. The SLS claim is made up. The parabens claims have little biologic plausibility for breast cancer (the main focus) and have resisted demonstration. If you're reading a site claiming there's a terrible conspiracy and cover-up, you should be able to recognize disinformation. We live in a sea of carcinogens, mostly unavoidable; pepper, orange juice, and so forth. ...Read more

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On which structure is a vasectomy performed in the male reproductive system?

On which structure is a vasectomy performed in the male reproductive system?

Vas deferens: The vas deferens is cut and usually a portion removed. In some procedures a clip is placed on it. It is usually then tied off. ...Read more

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How does the male reproductive system produce the fluids that mix with sperm to make semen?

How does the male reproductive system produce the fluids that mix with sperm to make semen?

Prostate: The prostate gland and seminal vesicles make semen. The vas deferens, the sperm tube, carries sperm into the ejaculatory duct in the urethra where sperm and fluid mix to be ejaculated. ...Read more

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What is the structure in the male reproductive system which blocks urine from mixing with semen? Could that malfunction?

What is the structure in the male reproductive system which blocks urine from mixing with semen? Could that malfunction?

Prostate gland: Prostate gland is the organ that produce seminal fluid and regulate semen expulsion. Yes, it may malfuntion. You need to see urologist to evaluate your problem. ...Read more

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What is part of the male reproductive system?

What is part of the male reproductive system?

Testicle, Vas, SV: The male reproductive system includes the testicles, which empty into the epidydimus, into the vas deferens, which joins with the seminal vesicles to form the ampulla which empties into the prostate on each side. The majority of the seminal fluid is from the prostate and seminal vesicles, only a fraction is composed of spermatozoa. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Male Reproductive System (Definition)

The male reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes hormones and organs such as the testes, various ...Read more