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What happen if an undescended testis is not treated until the age 30 years or older?
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Fibrosis
Depending on the location of the testis, a truly undescended testis left untreated will lose its sperm producing capability.
The testis is also at risk for tumors. See your urologist to discuss the merits of surgical treatment.

In brief: Fibrosis
Depending on the location of the testis, a truly undescended testis left untreated will lose its sperm producing capability.
The testis is also at risk for tumors. See your urologist to discuss the merits of surgical treatment.
Dr. David Vandersteen
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Dr. George Klauber
Can remain where it is it can be felt, so that you would know should it enlarge or feel hard suggesting tumor development. However moght be worth removing if it can not be felt and thus enlarge without your appreciating it. Testis tumors are uncommon, but more common in undescended testes, & more common the higher they are i.e. intrabdominal.
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Won't produce sperm
Testicles undescended at and beyond puberty do not produce sperm.
Thus subjects with both testes undescended will be infertile as adults. The undescended testis will also be at increased risk for developing cancer. Undescended testis at age 30 years will still produce testosterone. Suggest you consult a urologist.

In brief: Won't produce sperm
Testicles undescended at and beyond puberty do not produce sperm.
Thus subjects with both testes undescended will be infertile as adults. The undescended testis will also be at increased risk for developing cancer. Undescended testis at age 30 years will still produce testosterone. Suggest you consult a urologist.
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