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Can damage to testicles cause hypogonadism?
13 doctors weighed in

6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Any type of serious damage or injury to the testicles can result in hypogonadism.
The injury or trauma may be minimal but the testes are very sensitive to sustaining injury. The loss of testosterone may be temporary or permanent depending on several factors such as age of the patient, type of injury, and patient comorbidities.

In brief: Yes
Any type of serious damage or injury to the testicles can result in hypogonadism.
The injury or trauma may be minimal but the testes are very sensitive to sustaining injury. The loss of testosterone may be temporary or permanent depending on several factors such as age of the patient, type of injury, and patient comorbidities.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It depends on the type of damage, but if your testosterone-making cells are damaged, you may be hypogonadal.

In brief: Yes
It depends on the type of damage, but if your testosterone-making cells are damaged, you may be hypogonadal.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If it's severe enough, yes.

In brief: Yes
If it's severe enough, yes.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: No
Possible especially if damage was induced by radiation.
Special tests can determine if sufficient testicular tissue is present. See an endocrinologist as monotrobg will be needed around puberty time.

In brief: No
Possible especially if damage was induced by radiation.
Special tests can determine if sufficient testicular tissue is present. See an endocrinologist as monotrobg will be needed around puberty time.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Is very important to consult a doctor when a child is complaining about testicular pain.

In brief: Yes
Is very important to consult a doctor when a child is complaining about testicular pain.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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