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Kids Who Have Had Surgery For Undescended Testicle
Yes. : Since there is a significantly higher risk of cancer if the undescended testicle is operated on after puberty, the recommendation is for early correction. Age 3-5 can be difficult, of course, since they are more aware of their genitals & have been potty trained than those age 3 or less. The most important thing is to first have a full evaluation by a pediatric urologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
No, not necesarily: So if you had an operation for 1 undescended testis, then you should still have one normal testicle. If that is the case, then the normal testicle should still be fertile. The undescended one is often sterile. The best way to answer this question is to check with your surgeon and/or test your sperm count and functionality. ...Read more
My 2 year old son recently had surgery for an undescended testicle. After the surgery the consultant said he retracted his foreskin as it?
???????????????: As written, your post does not have an identifiable question. Perhaps it was cut off. You are welcome to start over. Please proof read before you post. ...Read more
I had a testicular tortion surgeon 8 years ago. They took my one testis. Will I have any problem in future ?
Unilkely: Having surgery for testicular torsion does not generally cause long-term issues if it was treated in a timely fashion. If left untreated for a long period of time, one can develop autoantibodies to sperm which can cause sperm damage in the other testicle. If there is difficulty with infertility, a semen analysis is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can man 50 years old done fir him kidney transplantation 7years ago married and get children as normal man?
Needs good care: Typically, a man will have normal fertility after kidney transplant. Graft life expectancy depends on proper care and medical compliance (taking all your meds) and varies somewhat by center but may be ~8 to 12 years for a cadaveric donor or ~12 to 20 years for a living donor. Actual life expectancy can of course be longer. When the kidney fails, you will need dialysis or re-transplantation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually yes: Guys start out with 2 testicles, so if something happens to one of them, the other one alone makes enough hormones and sperm to have a family. So, the question is whether or not he has at least one good testicle. The answer is usually yes, even though nothing is 100% certain in life. ...Read more
Respected sir, i had testicular torsion 5 years back, and one testes has been removed with orchidectomy and orchiopexy, i have only one, now if i do masturbate, will it cause any problem, or will the torsion recur?
My brother lost a testicle at very young age to torsion. He is 30 now and had normal development. Can he father children and have normal fertility.
My fiance had a vasectomy 25 years ago, is it possible for us to have a baby if had an extraction done with IUI or IVF? I'm 26 years old..
?pts age??: Approach to undescended testis has gradually become more aggressive over the past 3 decades as data show the negative effect letting it stay in the abdomen have on fertility or the opposite testis.Locating & bringing it down if possible by 6m to 1y is common with a trend toward earlier surgery.Those found high in the scrotum or canal at birth are generally watched ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was gonna have varicocele surgery, but didn't, a year ago. now i feel significant left testicle Atrophy. Any use now? Will i have fertility issues?
Here are some ...: With what described, you already have a treating Doc - urologist so please direct all the related questions concerning varicocele surgery, testicular atrophy, etc. to him/her timely. Such direct approach would be much more efficient than online inquiry / guess. If the concern for infertility arises, do semen analysis so to define the quality and quantity of sperms in the semen. ...Read more
My son 4,5years old is diagnosed with communication hydrocele in both testicles.Is necessary surgery or we have to wait maybe go away itself?no pain..
Necessary: Surgical correction is necessary. He should do fine. Not considered a major procedure. Good luck. ...Read more
My husband 5 yes ago had surgery on his testicles bc they were twisting. He still has both testicles. Dr's said he can still have children. True?
3 1/2 years ago husband got testicular xander they removed one testicle, no further treatment , trying to get pregnant for 3 yrs have not been successful can this be why I can't get pregnant?
While men with: Testis cancer may have low sperm counts, you had a child after diagnosis. Perhaps you might seek a fertility evaluation, sperm count and motility, but the fertility specialist usually look at both partners, and even with no identifed cause, infertility happens. Get some help. ...Read more
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