What are the chances of a naturally conceived child following bilateral epididymectomy?

I had a vasectomy in 2000; a bilateral granuloma removed in 2002; hydrocele, hematoma, and cyst removal in 2003; bilateral epididymectomy in 2004. What are my chances of naturally conceiving a child?


ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

If you have had a bilateral epididymectomy, you cannot achieve pregnancy. This procedure removes the connection (the epididymis) from the testicle to the vas deferens.

Published on Jul 05, 2019

Answered by John C. McHugh, MD (View Profile)

If you have had a bilateral epididymectomy, you cannot achieve pregnancy. This procedure removes the connection (the epididymis) from the testicle to the vas deferens.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

The chances of conceiving naturally should be zero since removal of the epididymis does not allow any sperm made in the testes to get to the outside world for natural conception.

Published on Jul 03, 2019

Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS (View Profile)

The chances of conceiving naturally should be zero since removal of the epididymis does not allow any sperm made in the testes to get to the outside world for natural conception.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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