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Can spermatocele cause you to be infertile?

Can spermatocele cause you to be infertile?

Yes it is possible: Depending on the cause of the spermatocoele, fertility might be compromised. Most likely there will still be sperm present unless other anatomic abnormalities are present. Spermatocoele is not a common abnormality and further evaluation and semen analysis can characterize the possibilities of infertility. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Can a spermatocele be a cause of infertility?

Can a spermatocele be a cause of infertility?

No: Spermatoceles are not a cause of infertility unless it was so large it pushed the testis up into the groin and that is really rare. More commonly, varicoceles or dilated veins in the scrotum are associated with infertility because they increase the temperature around the testis which decreases sperm production. ...Read more

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Can spermatocele lead to infertility?

Can spermatocele lead to infertility?

Not typically: A spermatocele is a dilation of the an epididymal tubule. However, any attempt to remove a spermatocele may result in obstruction of the epididymis. ...Read more

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Have a cyst on right testi with light pain& discomfort. Is it spermatocele?Will mastrubation affect it?Will surgery make you completely infertile?help

Have a cyst on right testi with light pain& discomfort. Is it spermatocele?Will mastrubation affect it?Will surgery make you completely infertile?help

No surgery...: Any surgery at or near epididymis where spermatocele originates will affect sperm transportation like after vasectomy; so no surgery should be done. To decide if the cyst and discomfort is significantly connected requires more detailed history + physical exam + ... so to deduce the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. More? To www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin ... ...Read more

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Does a spermatocele cause pain?

Does a spermatocele cause pain?

Not suppose to!: See you doc for a second look and exam. I want this done asap! if lots of pain go to the er! ...Read more

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What are some natural causes of permanant "spermatocele"?

What are some natural causes of permanant "spermatocele"?

Blockage of duct: One of the spermatic dict gets blocked and cyst develops from degenarative changes resulting in the fluid accumulation . Spermatocele is a benign condtion , if symptmatic ( like you ) should be removed. If aymptomatic could be left alone. It is low rist out patient surgery. ...Read more

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Why would one testicle hang much lower than the other one? Spermatocele cannot cause this right? Noticed my left testicle hanging low about 1 wk. Ago

Why would one testicle hang much lower than the other one? Spermatocele cannot cause this right?  Noticed my left testicle hanging low about 1 wk. Ago

Not abnormal: There is actually an interesting anatomical reason for this. Right gonadal vein empties directly into vena cava. Left empties into renal vein with slightly higher pressure. Thus the above findings you noted can be seen in some men with no abnormal findings. ...Read more

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Can a spermatocele cause your testicle to hang much lower than normal? Have one above the left one and it is hanging abnormally low and doesn't retract

Can a spermatocele cause your testicle to hang much lower than normal? Have one above the left one and it is hanging abnormally low and doesn't retract

Spermatocele: Spermatocele is an abnormal retention cyst or collection of fluid at the epididymis (the "cap" on the back of the testis) or rete testis and depending on the size could cause your left testis to hang "differently" than the right. You should be examined by a physician however, and if bothersome, you could have the spermatocele removed. ...Read more

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Should I have a spermatocele removed? It causes moderate pain especially during long car trips.

Should I have a spermatocele removed? It causes moderate pain especially during long car trips.

Yes: If a spermatocele is symptomatic it should be removed.You should do fine.Your profile shows hydrocele surgery so you have an idea what to expect,more or less.Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a spermatocele always painless? Or can it cause pain and discomfort?

No: Spermatoceles are usually painless, but they can be tender or a cause of discomfort due to their size or location. In these cases, your urologist may advocate removal. ...Read more

Spermatocele (Definition)

Collection of sperm which has walled off and is sitting ...Read more