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18 Feb 2004

Male Infertility
What are the risk factors for men regarding infertility?

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01 Jan 0001

The following is a list of risk factors related to male infertility

History of prostatitis or genital infection
Testicular trauma or torsion
History of precocious puberty (puberty occurring at a young age) or delayed puberty (puberty occurring at an older age)
Exposure to toxic substances or hazards on the job, such as lead, cadmium, mercury, ethylene oxide, vinyl chloride, radioactivity, and x-rays
Cigarette or marijuana smoke
Heavy alcohol consumption
Exposure of the genitals to high temperatures
Hernia repair
Undescended testicles
Prescription drugs for ulcers or psoriasis
DES taken by mother during pregnancy
Mumps after puberty
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