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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Not likely: If you are young and healthy, there should be no serious long-term effects from loss of a portion of one testis with the other testis being normal. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Orchiectomy: Surgical removal of a testicle affected by cancer or severely damaged by trauma.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
35 years experience Urology
Yes!: You should consider waiting for 1 week or so to let things heal up after surgery. After that, you should be good to go. Remember in general, to be mor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Tell us more, Why?: Please provide more details. Why are you raising this question? Do you have Cancer of the Testicle. That is the only reason to consider doing orchiect ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on why: If there is a cancerous tumor in a testicle, orchiectomy (cut it out) is the usual treatment. Otherwise, we don't "consider" orchiectomies... just lik ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
63 years experience Urology
My ? Is why?: See a Urologist on an office visit. This is a difficult question not knowing why? Surgery would be the simplest ,
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Nothing: Bilateral orchiectomy is removing both testicles. The indications are for the presence of a large malignant tumor in the scrotum or for removal of a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not by certified Dr.: Trans-gender may well be genuine and OK to register with a urologist who would agree to perform operation after age 18. This would be best advice &amp ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
3 weeks: Is definitely sufficient length of time to accurately measure morning testosterone levels. Check w/your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not needed: Several indications for orchiectomy. At age 48 the most common need for the procedure is cancer of the testis. If one is remaining there is no need ... Read More

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