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I'm male 17 why has one of my testicle grown pea sized?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Testicular atrophy: May have had testis torsion before birth or in infancy if always very small. Could be result of later torsion if testes used to be same size. U would have had an episode of severe testicular pain & swelling which lasted for a few days & resulted in demise of your testicle. Should see a urologist if this was the case because other testis may be at risk & require simple procedure to secure

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A 47-year-old member asked:

I'm male 17 why has 1 of my testicle grown pea sized?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Either age of 17 or 47, a pea-sized testicle could result from congenital (related with undescended testicle with orchiopexy), post-mumps orchitis since childhood, inadvertent severing testicular artery during inguinal hernia repair or varicocele correction, etc. So, a detailed Hx may help track down the cause for severely shrunk testis.

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Last updated May 21, 2014

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