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Is male sterility reversible?

Is male sterility reversible?

Sometimes: Two broad categories: decrease or no sperm production or obstruction in the ducts that convey sperm from testes to outside. The treatment generally is: if there are sperm in the ejaculate they can be used for insemination or ivf with intracytoplasmic sperm injection into the egg. No medicine or surgery prove effective so far. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

No: There are no reliable symptoms of infertility in a male at any age; the only way to identify/diagnosis male factor is with a semen analysis. Performance difficulties such as ed or premature ejaculation are important, but are classified separately. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of sterility for men?

What are the main signs of sterility for men?

Sperm testing: There's no way to know if a man is sterile without a semen analysis. ...Read more

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How can men combat sterility?

How can men combat sterility?

See a REI specialist: See a reproductive endocrinologist if you and your partner are trying to conceive, who may also refer you to a urologist. Tests for men with low sperm count include hormone testing: total testosterone, estradiol, lh, fsh, tsh, prolactin. Some need genetic testing. If we find hormone issues some guys get better sperm counts with Anastrozole (off-label use) or clomid (clomiphene). Hcg & fsh shots are used rarely. ...Read more

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Can mumps cause sterility in men?

Can mumps cause sterility in men?

Possible: Although mumps can cause one or both testis to become inflamed in as many as 30% of teens or adults, sterility is rarely seen. Occasional reduction in size and or difference in size is seen after it resolves, they appear to recover in most cases. ...Read more

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What are the chances of male sterility if mumps are contracted in adulthood?

What are the chances of male sterility if mumps are contracted in adulthood?

Rare: Sterility is rare even in cases of bilateral orchitis. Affected testes may atrophy resulting in cosmetic imbalance, though. ...Read more

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Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Does ruptured appendicitis causes sterility in men?

Usually not: Whereas in women it can cause blockage of fallopian tubes with inflammatory adhesions. If you are concerned, get to a doctor for a sperm analysis. ...Read more

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Does levothyrox cause infertility-sterility for males or is it the opposite ?

Does levothyrox cause infertility-sterility for males or is it the opposite ?

Thyroid, infertility: The use of levothyroxine for hypothyroidism should have no effect on fertility. Your med list includes testosterone. That can cause sterility. You need a functioning pituitary making lh and fsh to make sperm, and testosterone supresses the pituitary. You should perhaps see an endocrinologist to get this sorted out. ...Read more

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