A 44-year-old member asked:
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what are the effects of having a testicle surgically removed at a young age?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
None: As long as you have one testicle there should be no long term consequences.
Answered on Jul 21, 2012
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Dr. Greg Sexton
Dr. Greg Sexton commented
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Provided original answer
Agree
Jul 21, 2012
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm commented
15 years experience Urology
Just make sure you protect the remaining testicle with a cup when playing sports.
Jul 21, 2012
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm commented
15 years experience Urology
Just make sure you protect the remaining testicle with a cup when playing sports.
Jul 21, 2012

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