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Dr. Jefferson Chan
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Spermatogenesis (Overview)

Spermatogenesis is the process of making sperm in the male testis.


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How can spermatogenesis be induced?

How can spermatogenesis be induced?

Use it or lose it: Frequent ejaculation actually stimulates sperm quality. Use it or lose it. Good diet, vitamin supplements, stress reduction, avoiding high temperatures light hot tubs and hot baths are all pro-male fertility. ...Read more

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Dr. Jefferson Chan
116 doctors shared insights

Spermatogenesis (Overview)

Spermatogenesis is the process of making sperm in the male testis.


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How long does spermatogenesis take to complete?

How long does spermatogenesis take to complete?

Here are some ...: On average, the entire process of sperm formation takes some 74 days, but a total of about 3 months to go through the full course of its transportation system for fertilization. ...Read more

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What hormone stimulates spermatogenesis?

What hormone stimulates spermatogenesis?

Here are some...: It's hard to say which one stimulates which; oftentimes multiple factors are interacting to make a organ properly although one of the involved factors may play a major role for its overall functions. For sperm formation, FSH (follicule-stimulating hormone) is the key one but conjunction with healthy testicular tissue and LH as well as testosterone. More? Ask your Dr., preferably urologist. ...Read more

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Will masturbation affect spermatogenesis?

Will masturbation affect spermatogenesis?

Yes and no: Very short term, your sperm count may go down, but within hours to days it will come back to normal. Long term there is not effect. Frequent ejaculation may cause an increase in spermatogenisis to replace the sperm that were "used or lost". ...Read more

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Does ciprofloxaxin had side effect in spermatogenesis?

Does ciprofloxaxin had side effect in spermatogenesis?

None that last.: Any significant infection will decrease sperm production, and yes it is listed as an uncommon side effect for antibiotics including cipro, (ciprofloxacin) but it does not have any permanent side effect on sprematogenesis. ...Read more

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After how long should spermatogenesis be normal after vacicocele operation and how does smoking affect it?

After how long should spermatogenesis be normal after vacicocele operation and how does smoking affect it?

Sperm p varix surg: Typical transit time in the epididymis is 78-82 days: most physicians recommend a waiting/recovery period of at least 3 months after varicocele ligation. And "yes, " smoking affects sperm quality, and should be discontinued indefinitely by couples attempting fertility. ...Read more

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Statistically, how successful is IVF with the male partner being a Cystic Fibrosis carrier? Testicular biopsy shows active spermatogenesis.

Statistically, how successful is IVF with the male partner being a Cystic Fibrosis carrier? Testicular biopsy shows active spermatogenesis.

Your question: You will probably have intracytoplasmic sperm injection or ICSI and this technique has a pregnancy rate of about 40%. The child has a risk of having CF of about 0.5%. ...Read more

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For cremaster muscle strain placing hot water bottle on groin good?My doc said 2 use ice packs b'coz hot can effect spermatogenesis.Used cold it hurts

Differing Opinions: I am not sure why you would worry about a temporary diminishment of sperm production when you are hurting. Ice is good in an acute injury to diminish swelling. But, once swelling has occurred ice provides no benefit. Heat helps soften the muscle spasm and helps with some minor pain control. ...Read more

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What is m.R.S.A.?

What is m.R.S.A.?

See below: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. It is a bacteria (s. Aureus) that is resistant to methicillin, an antibiotic. This makes it resistant to several other standard antibiotics and also gives it a unique virulence due to its genetics. ...Read more

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Can you die from s.V.T?

Can you die from s.V.T?

Usually not serious: Death from svt must be extremely rare, if ever. It is usually managed as outpatient. ...Read more

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What is sjögren’s syndrome?

What is sjögren’s syndrome?

Dryness arthritis: Typically it is dryness of eyes, mouth, arthritis, swelling of salivary glands. ...Read more

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My b/s is 564 what should I do?

My b/s is 564 what should I do?

Need to seek trtmt: I am not an expert here but having elevated blood sugars this high for too long can be life threatening and lead to permanent organ damage. Could land you in a diabetic coma. You need to seek medical attention with an internist, family practice doc, or endocrinologist to get this under check. ...Read more

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How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

Several ways: History, physical examination, lab tests for sjogren's antibodies and on occasion a "lip biopsy" removing some minor salivary glands from inside the lower lip to examine them microscopically. ...Read more

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Hello my name 's benz. I have a headag?

Sorry: Sorry, you're going to have to clarify your question. ...Read more