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How long is it supposed to it take epididymitis to cause infertility?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: Epididymitis

It typically doesn't in the majority of cases.
If it were to effect fertility it would do so by scarring and blocking sperm transport through the epididymis, usually long after the inflammation began. Acute epididymitis, properly treated, is unlikely to cause this however.

In brief: Epididymitis

It typically doesn't in the majority of cases.
If it were to effect fertility it would do so by scarring and blocking sperm transport through the epididymis, usually long after the inflammation began. Acute epididymitis, properly treated, is unlikely to cause this however.
Dr. James Krick
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology

In brief: Varies

Epididymitis rarely causes infertility.
It would have to affect both testicles and go untreated for so long that significant scarring occurs.

In brief: Varies

Epididymitis rarely causes infertility.
It would have to affect both testicles and go untreated for so long that significant scarring occurs.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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