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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hi,good evening,im suffering from spermatocele cyst in the size of 34mm in the right testicle and a 7mm cyst in left testicle,do i have to remove it?

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Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 45 years experience
No: These are anatomical anomalies, of no clinical significance. You can leave them alone.
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Last updated Apr 21, 2015

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