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Will An 18 Yo With Undescended Testes Be Sterile
Depends: Will be sterile if both testes are undescended and located above the scrotum. Not sterile if one testis is down in the scrotum, however fertility may be impaired and is an other good reason to have the problem corrected as a baby, or as soon as it is recognized after babyhood. A single undescended test can influence the sperm production in the contralateral testis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infertility: Up to one-third of adults who undergo fertility testing after having been treated for cancer in childhood or adolescence have suspected infertility. Patients and their parents should be counseled about the possibility of infertility and about fertility-preserving measures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Testicles are housed in the scrotum because sperm production requires a temperature a few degrees lower than the body. Undescended testicles that are not brought into the scrotum from a young age will not produce sperm. Even with surgical correction, higher rates of infertility are seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can undescended testis with hernia become stable in scrotum for a minute after defecate or coughing?
Here are some ...: Defecation & coughing increase the pressure inside the abdominal cavity, and in turn results in inguinal bulging of inguinal hernia. To testis, its movement at defecation and coughing may vary among individuals depending on the amount of cremasteric muscles and resulting in retracting back further into inguinal canal. But by definition, undescended testis is supposed inside inguinal canal. So, ask ...Read more
Can a baby with bilateral intra abdominal testis become a father naturally without ivr ifaproscopy done with in 1 yr age.chances of fert/infert/subfer?
Here are some ...: While knowing undescended testes have significant negative impact to sperm production in the future, at this time, one should focus on the attention to how to raise and make him to live on independently; the concern and worry for his fertility at this time is premature and even practically unnecessary. So, seek timely counseling for how to raise him well ... Best wish ... ...Read more
If my child has one undescended testicle, will he be able to produce the same amount of testosterone as a regular person?
Yes: Children with one testicle as they grow up, they are able to have children without any problems, provided the other testicle is working well. The level of testesteron is less, but it doesn't affect the ability to have babies or secondary sexual characteristics. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No,...: A true undescended testis would not drop after childhood. Spontaneous descending of undescended testis after birth usually occurs by age 1-2 year; beyond that time, retractile testis may elude and confuse patients or doctors as a true undescended. So, seek evaluation & counseling to solve the uncertainty. To have the things for good care done, go to http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Single testicle removed after orchidectomy from inguinal canal at age 20will it be able to father a child?
Only need one . . .: We're put together with a lot of redundancy. Two lungs. Two eyes. Two ears. Two kidneys. Two testicles. Which isn't to say that we should start selling body parts. Just that if we ever find ourselves w/o any of these paired organs, we can still press on. In the case of a single testicle, we'll still produce same amount of sperm & testosterone, enough to impregnate an ovulating female. ...Read more
Had a microsurgical varicocelectomy to help improve sperm parameters. Would I be able to tell if was accidental artery ligation of testicular artery?
Possibly: Ligation of testicular artery is usually not a problem with laparoscopic or high retroperoneal techniques. However microsurgical varicocelectomy is pergrformed much lower and collateral blood supply might be a problem. You would likely see some testicular atrophy(shrinkage) if blood supply to testis is compromised. Also, surgeon used loope or miroscope to optimally visualize vessels during surgery ...Read more