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Does hypospadias cause male infertility?

By Dr. Mónica Aura Masip.
Last Update: 06/02/2021

Hypospadias causes problems in ejaculation, preventing the correct ejaculation of sperm in some cases, even after surgical correction.

If there is also a hormonal or karyotype alteration, there may be an alteration in the correct production of spermatozoa.

All of this means that the chances of having offspring are reduced.

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Dr. Mónica  Aura Masip
Dr. Mónica Aura Masip
Gynecologist
Dr. Mónica Aura has a degree in Medicine and General Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She is also a specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Hospital de Santa Creu y Sant Pau and has a Master's degree in Human Assisted Reproduction from the University Juan Carlos I of Madrid and another in Health Center Management from the UB.
Licence number: 31588
Gynecologist. Dr. Mónica Aura has a degree in Medicine and General Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She is also a specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Hospital de Santa Creu y Sant Pau and has a Master's degree in Human Assisted Reproduction from the University Juan Carlos I of Madrid and another in Health Center Management from the UB. Licence number: 31588.