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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
Not risky: Surgery on the testicle is not 'risky' to your health but may not work for whatever your problem is. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers