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I'm 3 weeks after inguinal orchiectomy, I used to lift weights. Is it safe to lift now if it's doesn't hurt during training?Or still hernia can arise?
Testicle removal, or orchiectomy, is performed for multiple reasons including, most commonly, testicular torsion and malignancy. Testicles are sometimes removed to slow aggressive or metastatic prostate cancer. Also, testicles are removed during gender reassignment surgery and on ...Read more
Had a right inguinal orchiectomy a week ago. What is still down in my scrotum that is swollen?Shouldn't anything that was cut be in my abdomen?
Orchiectomy : Likely a hematoma (liquid or gelatinous collection of blood) that had settled in the scrotal sac. If so, this should resolve with time. Mention it at the time of your post op follow up (or sooner if its enlarging). ...Read more
Single testicle removed after orchidectomy from inguinal canal at age 20will it be able to father a child?
Only need one . . .: We're put together with a lot of redundancy. Two lungs. Two eyes. Two ears. Two kidneys. Two testicles. Which isn't to say that we should start selling body parts. Just that if we ever find ourselves w/o any of these paired organs, we can still press on. In the case of a single testicle, we'll still produce same amount of sperm & testosterone, enough to impregnate an ovulating female. ...Read more
Testis cancer: Entails the effected testis to be removed, unilateral orchiectomy. For advanced prostate cancer, bilateral orchiectomy is as effective and cost effective as pharmaceuticals, but the idea is unpalatable to many patients and some doctors. The anti-hormone therapy is justified for those that might want the effcts reversed, not always desireable or posible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, it shouldn't: Assuming everything went off without a hitch, your remaining testicle should be able to produce plenty of testosterone & sperm. Just to be sure, ask your surgeon to check your levels, preferably before & after. More likely, a decrease in sex drive or libido post-op can be due to stress (relationship, money, work family, friends), health, medications, substance use, as opposed to low t. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So: What is your question? As a young man, what are your plans ? and what is behind your decision ? No doctor would submit to your request unless there is a VERY VALID REASON. Seek some advice............................ ...Read more
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