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My husband seems to have an obstruction in s penis, it looks

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my husband seems to have an obstruction in his penis, it looks like the tube is blocked in the middle which leds to split stream of pee when he urinates. I was wondering if this could cause fertility problems - would this affect the quality and quantity of sperm in his ejaculate?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

Yes. If he has an obstruction in the urethra such as a structure, this can lead to the findings that you described it with his urine stream. This can also block the flow of semen out of the urethra and lead to infertility. He needs to get into see a urologist to do a test called cystoscopy to look inside the urethra to see if he has scar tissue that needs to be opened up. Hope this helps.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can actually see d blockage, it is close to the tip of the penis. Will a cystoscopy still apply?
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

Yes. They will need to do cystoscopy as well as an x-ray test called a retrograde urethrogram to see how long this blockage is. This will determine how the blockage needs to be treated.

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