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Undescended testicles

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Undescended testicles - Better Health Channel

Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum.

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Undescended testicle or cryptorchidism | Raising Children Network

Undescended testicles or cryptorchidism is when one or both testicles don’t move into the scrotum before birth. It’s common but needs medical attention.

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Undescended Testes (Cryptorchidism) | myVMC

Cryptorchidism refers to undescended testes. Usually the testes descend from the abdomen to the scrotum before or in the first year after birth.

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What are undescended testes? | Andrology Australia

Undescended testes (or cryptorchidism) is a condition at birth when one or both of the testes are not lowered into the scrotum, but stay in the abdomen or only

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Undescended testes | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

When a baby boy is growing in the uterus, his testes form inside his abdomen before moving down into the scrotum.

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Undescended testes | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Testicular conditions

A number of conditions can affect the testicles (the male sex glands where sperm are made.)

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Testicle injuries and conditions - Better Health Channel

If you injure your testicles, always seek urgent medical advice.

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Testicular Cancer (Seminoma of the Testicle) | myVMC

Seminoma of the Testicle is a type of testicular cancer which is usually confined to the testes and typically affects 30-34 year old men.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Testes (testicles)

The testes (or balls)are formed in the abdomen (belly) while the baby is in the womb and they normally descend (move down) into the scrotum towards the end of pregnancy.Sometimes one or both testes do not descend at birth or over the next few months.

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