Does testicular trauma affect fertility?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 05/31/2017

Yes, although the long-term effects of testicular trauma on reproductive function remain still unknown. The most common consequence of testicular trauma in male fertility is testicular atrophy, which causes the testes to diminish is size and leads to a loss of function.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
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Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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