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I only have one testicle do i need surgery

Patient: Im 13 and can only see and feel one testicle is that going to need surgery

 

 

Symptoms: I dont know what happened i cant remember anything but it hurt real bad and i went to sleep aint aint had since

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Are you not able to feel the testicle because there is a swelling present. If this is th e case, then you need to see a Doctor to get surgical for it. To be on the safe side, I recommend that you see a Doctor. He/She should be able to diagnose why the testis is not palpable.Hope this helps.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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