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Can a man ?Still?Father ?Kids after prostate cancer surgery?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Prostatectomy

Eliminates the organ that produces seminal fluid (the testis makes the sperm).
Nerve sparing can allow for erction and orgasm, but ejaculate and juice are eliminated by gland removal. The testis may make sperm that can be extracted to fertilize in vitro.

In brief: Prostatectomy

Eliminates the organ that produces seminal fluid (the testis makes the sperm).
Nerve sparing can allow for erction and orgasm, but ejaculate and juice are eliminated by gland removal. The testis may make sperm that can be extracted to fertilize in vitro.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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In brief: No

During prostate cancer surgery, the vas deferens are intentionally cut which will block the transport of sperm during ejaculation.

In brief: No

During prostate cancer surgery, the vas deferens are intentionally cut which will block the transport of sperm during ejaculation.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Jonathan Tay
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Yes, but...

A man will not be able to father children through natural intercourse however will still produce sperm, which can be extracted to combine with a woman's eggs.

In brief: Yes, but...

A man will not be able to father children through natural intercourse however will still produce sperm, which can be extracted to combine with a woman's eggs.
Dr. Jonathan Tay
Dr. Jonathan Tay
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