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If testicles are exposed to bleach will infertility follow?

If testicles are exposed to bleach will infertility follow?

No: Skin contact with bleach over the testicles should have no impact on fertility. ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

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


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If testicles are exposed to trauma or biking will infertility follow?

If testicles are exposed to trauma or biking will infertility follow?

Possibly: Severe damage or highly stressful training certainly could cause fertility problems from stress or damage, but this is not common.

Fertility problems would only follow severe stress like training for a major sporting event. Routine bike riding is not a problem. ...Read more

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If testicles are exposed to xrays will infertility follow?

If testicles are exposed to xrays will infertility follow?

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

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Can epididymitis on one testicle cause infertility?

Can epididymitis on one testicle cause infertility?

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

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Can getting hit in the testicles make you infertile?

Can getting hit in the testicles make you infertile?

Sure: A history of testicular trauma can have lasting effects on sperm count, and lead to fetility issues. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Possibly: 40 % of men with infertility have a varicocele as the cause. Often, the discomfort is associated with exertion (eg lifting/straining). Best to get a scrotal ultrasound without and with valsalva maneuver. Surgery would be the best tx option if confirmed by us. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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Does having undescended testicles always mean infertility?

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

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What is the connection between infertility and undescended testicles?

What is the connection between infertility and undescended testicles?

Cryptorchidism: The testicles require a lower body temperature to best function - that's why they hang down from the scrotum. Undescended testes can cause dysfunction of sperm or testosterone making fertility more difficult. ...Read more

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Does varicose vein in testicles effect infertility?

Does varicose vein in testicles effect infertility?

Yes: Varicocele, or varicose veins in the scrotum can affect your fertility, but not always. If you have that concern please get it checked out. ...Read more

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Could getting hit in the testicles make you infertile because.?

Could getting hit in the testicles make you infertile because.?

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

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How likely is it for an injury to the testicles at a young age to cause future infertility?

How likely is it for an injury to the testicles at a young age to cause future infertility?

Yes: Unfortunately this is possible. Injuries which caused damage to the epididymis or the vas deferens can block the flow of sperm through the normal ducts and cause sterility. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Varicocele: If this varicocele is not felt by your doctor on examination, rather only visible on sonogram, and your semen analysis is fine, the varicocele should not affect your fertility. ...Read more

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Can I have kids with undescended testicles? Will I be infertile if I have undescended testicles?

Can I have kids with undescended testicles? Will I be infertile if I have undescended testicles?

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

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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?

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?

Not really: Size usually in not truly connected to fertility.
Unless they are very small & soft. Of course size is also connected to the size of the individual, his built........ ...Read more

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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?

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?

Infertility: Yes. Of course. The standard recommendation for fertility testing is that it is appropriate if one tries for six months and fails to conceive. ...Read more

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Had operation for testicle to drop, infertile?

Had operation for testicle to drop, infertile?

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

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Does one sided cryptorchidism cause infertility in men? Does a man with one healthy testicle have a lower sperm count?

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

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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?

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?

Incorrect: In fact, infertility has nothing to do with testicular cancer. Although varicoceles can contribute to infertility not everyone with the varicocele has infertility. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Incorrect assumption: Your primary assumption seems to be incorrect.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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

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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?

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: No. When you are looking for reliable medical information always go to uptodate. Com

Do not waste time and worry by googling. ...Read more

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Heat in testicles can cause infertility or reduce production of testosterone?

Heat in testicles can cause infertility or reduce production of testosterone?

Heat testicles: 18 M asks: Heat in testicles can cause infertility or reduce production of testosterone? ANS: yes if you fry them with too much heat you will be castrated. But the pain would make it likely you will not get them hot enough to effect these issues. ...Read more

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Undescended testicles in inguinal canal cause infertility?

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

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Hello I wanted to ask about laser treatment for the testicles does it cause infertility issues by any way?

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

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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more