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Does hyperthyroidism make men sterile?


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2012-09-26 20:20:56
2012-09-26 20:20:56

Hyperthyroidism can cause fertility issues in men and women, however it would be a mistake to assume that because a man is hyperthyroid that he cannot father a child.

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