What are the causes of testicular shrinking?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 03/28/2018

Testicular shrinking is associated with the consumption of anabolic-androgen steroids to build up muscle mass. Some anabolic steroids can induce testosterone production, but others can mimic it and lead to testicle shrinkage and even infertility.

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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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