Infertility in Male Dogs
Orchitis (an inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling) and epididymitis (Painful inflammation of the epididymis, which is a convoluted tubule in each testis) are due to injury, external wound infections, specific infections or sperm disorders. Added to this, there can be pain, with which the sexual act is not done well. Chronic inflammation can reduce the quantity of formed sperm. Inflammation that can be due to minor continued injuries and formation of fibrous tissue that compresses the sperm tubule. In advanced cases, it can cause the complete absence of spermatozoons (The male reproductive cell; the male gamete). Once the inflammation goes down, the development of sperm reestablishes, although in some cases, the reproductive tissues of sperm suffer a definite detriment. In certain cases, the adherence is in the testicle can block the way, or block the deferent conducts, producing infertility. Testicle tumors can destroy the two pools or impede spermatogenesis (Development of sperm); located above the penis or in relation to the foreskin, they can act as purely mechanic agents impeding intercourse. The Adherences between the penis and the foreskin after a chronic or acute balanitis (Inflammation of the head of the penis), can cause mechanical inability. Foreskin afflictions, like balanitis or injuries accompanied by laceration or serious bruises, can cause temporal infertility. Specific diseases, tuberculosis, mumps, influenza and many others can in many cases be responsible for infertility. The inflammation in the secondary sexual glands, in other words the prostate, seminal vesicles or other glands, can obstruct the deferent or ejaculatory conducts and the hinder the semen from passing. Ask your veterinarian for more information.
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