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What happens if you have an epididymectomy, does that make you sterile?

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Dr. Lane Childs
Urology

In brief: Yes - on that side

Removing the epididymis is functionally like having a vasectomy.
The pathway and flow of sperm from the testis is interrupted. If both sides are removed then that man would be sterile.

In brief: Yes - on that side

Removing the epididymis is functionally like having a vasectomy.
The pathway and flow of sperm from the testis is interrupted. If both sides are removed then that man would be sterile.
Dr. Lane Childs
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