Male Infertility

Male InfertilityDefinitionUp to 15 percent of couples are infertile. This means they aren’t able to conceive a child even though they’ve had frequent, unprotected sexual intercourse for a year or […]

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Cancer and Male Fertility

Male cancer, cryopreservation, and fertilityWhat is the difference between semen and sperm?This can be confusing since the terms are often used interchangeably in the media and casua conversation.However, they are […]

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Sperm Retrieval Procedures

Sperm Retrieval ProceduresSperm harvesting is entirely different from a diagnostic testicular biopsy since in this setting the goal is not to identify what is happening in the testis but instead […]

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Varicocele

VaricoceleWhat is a varicocele?A varicocele is a variation of normal anatomy in which veins in the scrotum (the sac that holds the testicles) become enlarged and sometimes even visible.Varicocele usually […]

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Discolored semen

Discolored semenShould I be concerned about discolored semen?Semen is normally a whitish-gray color. It’s usually quite thick after ejaculation, but liquefies within 30 minutes.Changes in the appearance of semen might […]

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Smoking and Infertility

Smoking and InfertilityMost patients know not to smoke, don’t they? Maybe so, but that doesn’t mean that they (and their partners) don’t smoke, or that they tell the truth to […]

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