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Is It Possible That A Prostate Infection Killed All My Sperm
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
When an infection atrophies a testicle is it possible that the leydig cells can still be okay in that testicle? Read they were resistant to infection.
Yes: Usually the infection is mumps and in this case, it's edema and ultimately venous infarction. The leydig cells stick around or at least grow back; I've seen them at autopsy. That's why guys who lose both to torsion or mumps are still as potent and otherwise masculinized as before. Syphilitic gummas will destroy parenchyma itself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: Sex toys are best regarded as a potential source of germs and should be cleaned regularly with this in mind.Depending on where and how the toy is used you can traumatize the sensitive pee hole and introduce germs into that tube that can find their way to your bladder. It is prudent to empty your bladder after any play session to reduce that risk. ...Read more
If one of my testicle atrophied from infection a decent amount, is it possible that the leydig cells are still left in it and only the sertoli died?
Possible ...: The destructive effect onto different cellular lines from inflammation (orchitis) may widely vary so the degree of resultant damage to different lines of cells will differ. But, as previously discussed, the bottom line is still the remaining function after inflammatory disaster of infection; to prove it, testicular biopsy is needed but probably not clinically necessary. ...Read more
If my left testicle atrophied from infection a decent amount, is it possible that the leydig cells are still left in it and only the sertoli died?
Here are some ...: The pattern of tissue changes after bacterial orchitis may widely vary among individual and reflecting bacterial virulence and host immune defense ability. So, if testicular function is clinically affected and led to a need for treatability, testicular biopsy is required for certain men; then the degree and proportion of damage to various lines of cells will be revealed so to correlate with ... ...Read more
It is known that HIV spreads from genital fluids. So why no test is done taking semen as a subject. HIV is definitely present in the semen.
Father has prostate cancer on outside of prostate. Is it serious to have that. Did test Cancer was not in blader. What's best treatmnt is it curable?
Out of curiosity why would my finger be stinging like there is a cut but no sign of one....Can any virus, bacteria/germ get to it and infect me?
No: Risk of infection is low. It is possible you sustained some degree of crush injury to your finger. ...Read more
Is it possible that a man living long time with klebsiella pneumoniae without treatment.Is this infection automatically gone like c.trachomatis?
Klebsiella: Yes it can go away, automatically the question needs to be refined for clarity ...Read more
After a man has a vasectomy, is it possible that he may still have children if the docs went in & extracted his sperm from the inside?
Yes: Techniques such as percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration can be performed following vasectomy to retrieve sperm for in vitro fertilization in most cases. It is very expensive and does not always work. Is also sometimes possible to reverse the vasa ectomy. This also is very expensive and none of this is covered by insurance. ...Read more
Is it possible to pass end product of worm infection in urine? Was infected from puppy..Dr said it is sediment and could not be from parasite??
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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