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A 25-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to be born with a third testicle?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes but this is extremely rare. A "third testicle" is usually a cystic mass of one of the testicles and should be evaluated by a urologist.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Very rare but possible. I have personally seen two boys with suoernumery testicles but incidence is about 1:500, 000 - 1, 000, 000.

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Is it possible to have a third testicle?

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Dr. Anshu Guleria
Urology 34 years experience
No: You likely have a cyst on the epididymis called a spermatocele. It's totally benign but only a good exam or ultrasound can tell for sure.

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