In Reply to: Further question to Tracey posted by Michael on July 02, 1998 at 22:39:37:
I read your post to Bob.
If you did become sterile from a blow to the testicles, would
you know by an obvious amount of bleeding or swelling? Or would
it be possible to think all is well when, in fact, permanent damage had occurred.
How often do you see cases where a blow to the testicles has caused permanent damage?
Sterility cannot really be diagnosed without a thorough examination, preferably with a urologist. Semen samples will have to be analysed for sperm count and irregularities to be certain. Many men are sterile, and have no clue, if you are planning on having children, it would be a good idea to see your doctor and have this all checked out.
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