How Is The Handling Of The Testes In 4-month-old Children Who Only Have One Side?
, Is it dangerous if only one baby’s testicles ?? My child is 4 months old, from the birth of his testicles there is only the left side of the doang … Is it true that some babies can be born with 1 testicle that has not come down to his pockets ??? ??What should I do??
The testes in babies are normally there are two left and right where if there are only 1 babies, they need to be aware. This condition is known as a descendent testicle or cryptorchidism. This condition is caused because the testicles do not descend into the sac and remain leveled in the abdominal cavity or in a channel called inguinal cancer. The cause itself is not known for certain but several factors can cause it such as premature birth, family history with similar complaints, low birth weight, interrupted pregnancy due to exposure to alcohol, cigarettes or pesticides.
To ensure that the baby needs to be examined by a doctor both physical examination and support if needed such as ultrasound. Handling itself is an observation or observation where if more than 6 months of age the testis does not also go down by itself it is necessary to do medical treatment so that the testicles enter the sac / scrotum. Complications that can arise if left untreated are fertility problems for the long term and the risk of testicular cancer especially if the testicles are in the abdominal cavity. You do not need to worry because with proper early treatment the child can develop normally, so check your child immediately with your pediatrician or pediatric surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and plan further actions.
Also read the discussion of similar topics on cryptorchidism.
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