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If Testicles Are Exposed To Bleach Will Infertility Follow
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
Usually not: Under normal circumstances no problems will occur. The radiation would need to be excessive or repeated over time to potentially have an significant effect. ...Read more
Only if: Both removed.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Sure: A history of testicular trauma can have lasting effects on sperm count, and lead to fetility issues. ...Read more
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
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
No, not even if both: Most undescended are unilateral & prognosis for fertility is excellent. Fertility in males with bilateral UDTs is fair, provided they are brought down as early as possible. Preferably between 6 - 12 months-of-age. Longer U wait chances of fertility drop. Men or boys born with bilateral UDTs, which remain uncorrected by puberty are almost certainly infertile. ...Read more
If only 1 testicle: ... Was injured, and the other 1 was fine, fertility should be ok. If both testicles were severely injured, that would have more serious implications for fertility. Minor testicular injuries, including the usual hits they may receive, should have no effect on fertility. ...Read more
If u have grade 1 varicocles and your semen analysis is ok and your testicle is also not shrinking then still there is a chance of infertility?
Undescended testes: If both your testes were undescended at birth and were never brought down into the scrotum, you are likely infertile. You also are at somewhat increased risk of testicular cancer. I would strongly recommend you visit a urologist. ...Read more
I've slept w/ 2 other guys w/ kids & their testicles were apple size. My fiancés are the size of cadbury eggs. Could this be a sign of infertility?
My spouse & I have been trying to conceive for 8 mo. We just found out he had a retractable testicle as a kid. Should we consider infertility testing?
I am suffering wth testicle hanging on cremaster muscle. From past 4 years so is it effects my sexual life & infertility problems? Tell me the solution
Jockstrap may help: You should see your urologist. This is not dangerous. Support of the testicle with jockey shorts or a jockstrap may help. ...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
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?
If Azoospermic men are at higher risk of developing a range of cancers due to infertility then are people who have testicles removed at same risk?
Your primary assumption seems to be incorrect.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I'm 21 and I'm worried. I took a 3 hour hot bath (added hot water) and my testicles are hot. I googled and panicked. Could I be infertile forever now?
Hot tub infertile:
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Do not waste time and worry by googling. ...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
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