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GettingOldSucks posted:
I was told that a man's sperm is ineffective for about 6 months after having an Testicular Ultrasound, is this true??
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amyaalc responded:
A one time ultrasound should have no impact on the sperm. If there are other problems like an infection it can impact sperm but the ultrasound will not. If he is exposed to toxins or other factors that can impact sperm (i.e. hot tubs) it can take a full 3 months for the production of new sperm and time for it to be ready for ejaculation.

Amy Perkins, MS
Laboratory Supervisor
Arizona Andrology Laboratory & Cryobank
International Center for Vasectomy Reversal
 
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GettingOldSucks replied to amyaalc's response:
thank you for your reply
 
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Sheldon_Marks_MD responded:
Amy is right.


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