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Varicocele: Varicocele is an anatomic issue. If it is not causing pain, and if you are not having trouble impregnating your partner, it typically does not require treatment. There are no medications (western, ayuvedic, or otherwise) that treat or resolve it. If you want it treated, surgical therapy is indicated. ...Read more
Maybe: Testicular microlithiasis (TM) uncommon pathologic condition that is commonly diagnosed by scrotal ultrasonography. Indirect evidence suggests that TM may be associated with an increased risk of testicular malignancy and infertility.Greater amount of calcifications seems to have greater relationship to cancer and infertililty. ...Read more
A way to block...: Varicocele embolization is an innovative means to treat voricocele at need with injecting embolizing coil + sclerosing agent to induce proximal level at spermatic vein entering left renal vein performed by interventional radiologists, so to cause blocking spermatic vein and in time, collapsing varicocele, with a claim of improving semen quality and pregnancy rate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe.: There are many theories why varicocele may cause reduction in count, motility and normal shaped sperm. Although surgical repair of varcocele may improve sperm parameters there is no evidence that it increase the chance of pregnancy in female partners. The decision to repair varicocele to enhance fertility in men is not supported by strong scientific evidence. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Debatable: The theory is that increased temperature of the testicle causes problems with sperm development. Our experience has been that unless a varicocele is very large, repair seems to make no difference and often worsens the semen parameters. Very little is known about sperm development and health. Sorry we don't have more answers in this area. Good Luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be methods of...: Sperm enhancement may be talking about methods that the fertility specialists can use to help get sperm to move more, for in vitro fertilization. Sometimes, the doctors have to work with sperm that look "asleep", so they try different chemicals or techniques to get the sperm swimming (improve their motility). ...Read more
Probably ok, but ...: If it's a nonmagnetic clip its ok. If it can be magnetized it distorts the MRI magnet field and may cause streak artifacts or local heating safety problems. The only sure way to know is to look it up the specific clip and check with its manufacturer or manufacturer's literature. It may be listed on www.mrisafety.com which lists many surgical clips, some are safe, others conditional or unsafe. ...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
Hot Rocks!?: Many people believe that the varicocele increases the heat in the scrotum. The heat may be the cause of sperm damage. Not every varicocele causes a decrease in semen quality. Sperm motility is often most affected. Surgery or embolization can be helpful but often it is unclear if needed. Always check partner too. I like sperm function tests like acrosome reaction to help decide on treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you have exhausted all avenues including your mates . She may be very fertile or not if not then icsi and ivf can be a treatment but it can be very expsensive. ...Read more
Left testicular remvd due to testicular tumor in 2007 nw diagnosed hydrocele by scrotm ultrasoun in right testicular.Hydrocele is treatd by medicines?
I have been operated twice for left varicocele but it keeps reoccuring. Would varicocele embolization work?
May be...: Why have you had varicocelectomy, for pain or infertility? Was it done under microscope ; at what anatomic level? These factors may affect its outcome. As a urologist ; under my hands, the result has been as good as reported, although interventional radiologists have reported high success of varicocele embolization. Such dispute will continue for a while ; final answer yet remains to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband's diagnose is oligoasthenoteratozoospermia.Motil.20%,morf.65%,nr.of sperm0.2ml.He is taking orthomol fertile.what should we do?Ivf?
Microsurgical inguinal varicocelectomy (grade III). Large, left, hangs below testicle. What is the prognosis for complete reabsorption?
Good Prognosis.: While the traditional varicocoelectomy operation has a recurrence rate of as much as 25%, the microsurgical technique has a recurrence rate of only 1% or less. ...Read more
Ped. urologist said bilat. nonpalp undescended testis.u/s testis like on both sides in abdomen.y is my doctor askimg for karetype and gender evaluatio?
Rule out "intersex": Some babies are born with ambiguous genitalia. Most common is male pseudo-hermaphrite or adrenogenital hyperplasia. Subject is a genetic female but external genitalia look male. Pseudo scrotum formed by fusion of labiais empty & clitoris is enlarged & resembles a penis. Due to lack of an enzyme in pathway converting cortisone into estrogen resulting in an androgenic & thus virilization occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer