Undescended Testicles | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the best treatment for my baby?
  • Should we wait to treat my baby?
  • Are there any side effects of the treatment?
  • How long is the recovery period after surgery?
  • Will my baby have any problems in the future if he is treated?
  • Will my baby be at higher risk for testicular cancer?
  • If I have my testicle removed, will I still be able to produce sperm?


The Undescended Testicle: Diagnosis and Management by SG Docimo, MD, RI Silver, MD, and W Cromie, MD (American Family Physician November 01, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20001101/2037.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00


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