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Can a varicocele be cured without surgery?

By Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist).
Last Update: 12/19/2018

It depends on the grade of severity. Males with a mild-to-moderate varicocele are more likely to being able to conceive naturally. On the other hand, severe cases of varicocele affect male fertility significantly and surgery may be the only solution.

 Rebeca Reus
Rebeca Reus
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
Embryologist. Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).