A 50-year-old member asked:

What to do if the right testicle bulges forward/sits much higher - scrotal ultrasound is clear of cancer!?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Probably nothing: Quite a few guys have curiously-positioned testicles and this doesn't mean a thing. Since you've been ultrasounded, I trust the urologist has also seen this and decided no intervention.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
It is normal: to have some differences in position and angle of the testicles.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2017

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