How does cystic fibrosis (CF) affect fertility?

Updated: Oct 22, 2019
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Congenital absence of vas deferens may result in male infertility. Undescended testicles or hydroceles may be present in boys. Fertility is possibly decreased in females. Amenorrhea may occur in females with severe nutritional or pulmonary involvement.


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