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Here are some ...: A true retractile testis can be seen and palpable in the sac while the baby sleeps, and should be just followed up to puberty - the time to become staying in the sac, as long as there is no coexisting inguinal hernia and he is comfortable. But retractile testis may become "ascending" testis in some 25% of patients, which will require timely exploration and fixation (orchiopexy). So, ask Doc for... ...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
Can retractile testis move back and forth between scrotum and abdomen or it will only move between scrotum and groin area?
Scrotum and groin: Retractile testes travel between the scrotum and groin and vis versa. When they are out of the scrotum, they are in the inguinal canal and can be manually brought down. Or a warm bath may also encourage them to travel back to the scrotum. Some testicles are not descended outside the abdomen and these need to be managed surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got retractile testicles after an ing. hernia surg. 1 year ago. They used to be normal. Now it is uncomfortable. What can i do to keep them down?
Here are some ...: The changing location of testis after inguinal herniorrhaphy is usually just fix at a higher spot of scrotum by scar so not retractable. If over time you can cope well, leave it alone; if annoying and unbearable, it needs to be evaluated to decide if additional care is required, such as nerve block or exploration & repositioning it - orchiopexy. So, see the surgeon or other dedicated like surgeon. ...Read more
My sperm count isn't very large.. Is it possible that my retractile testicles or maybe the underdeveloped short spermatic cord be a cause of it?
Testes move from perineal to even up to the inside of internal inguinal ring, does this latter mean there's hernia? Are this retractile testes?
Suffer retractile testicles after inguinal hernia surgery. Will this go away or stay like this forever? It's been 2.5 months. Any tips to make it go?
Should stop: I admit i don't have any research to quote you, but in my experience this somewhat atypical problem should be self limited. You could try applying warm heat to the scrotum, in the privacy of your own home, of course. This would cause the cremasteric muscles to relax to drop the testicles away from the groin. It's worth a shot. Good luck. ...Read more
Retractile?ectopic?ultrasound when 3 days old both testis in scrotum. 4 months both in groin. at 5 months left almost abdominal, right almost perineal
Variable position: The testes can be voluntarily retracted into the abdomen at a young age. Most men lose this ability as they get older. If it was certain that the testes were in the scrotum on an earlier study then this doesn't represent "undescended testes". If you are concerned, the test can be repeated. Young boys tend to retract testes when they are examine which could lead to misdiagnosis. ...Read more
5 month old baby boy.1ped.urologist diagnosed bilat. nonpalp testis.ordered kareotype test.2nd ped. urologist say one side palp so as my pediatrician.
Here are some ...: Clinically, palpating the testes can be tricky and requires patience and be done in right warm environ. In fact, parents may be instructed to palpate the "retractile" testes, while the baby is in warm cozy bath; retractile testes tend to "drop" into the sac under such environments. So, I would not hastily proceed with extensive evaluation, and try what I just described because of no hurry... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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