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Do only premature babies have undescended testicles?

Do only premature babies have undescended testicles?

No: Undescended testis can be seen in full term children. The crucial part of the exam is whether it is retractile or truly undescended. Current recommendations are to repair undescended testis by the 1st year. ...Read more

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Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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Could a man with three testicles have babies?

Could a man with three testicles have babies?

Yes he could: Side with a single testicle would likely to be more capable of delivering sperm. ...Read more

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Can a man with one left sided testicle have healthy babies?

Can a man with one left sided testicle have healthy babies?

Yes: It only takes one testical making fertile sperm to do the job. As long as the issue that led to the problems with the first did not involve the 2nd, the assumption would be normal function.A fertility center could verify the likely healthy state of the sperm. ...Read more

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If you lose one testicle, can you still make both boy babies and girl babies?

If you lose one testicle, can you still make both boy babies and girl babies?

Yes you can: Sex of a baby is determined by the sperm. 50% of a man's sperm carry a y chromosome, which after fertilization will result in boy, and likewise 59% carry an x chromosome which will result in a girl. Most men with a single testicle are quite fertile. Good luck. ...Read more

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Infant son has blisters on his testicles. How can we heal them?

Needs evaluation: Bring him to his pediatrician for an evaluation. You son needs to rule out several diseases that might cause the blistering. ...Read more

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My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.

My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.

Have to see it: A lot of infants are born with something called "pustular melanosis", an innocent newborn rash that looks like small pustules that rub off and turn dark over the next few days. They last a few weeks to months in color, then fade. If it's not that, then the pediatrician should look at it right away. ...Read more

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