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Surgery for undescended testis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello, my testicle is not in my scrotum and i'm having an operation on the 20th of november... what does the surgery go like?
User :   Its a decendent testicle... if i've spelt it right?
User :   Sir?
Doctor :   its a undescended testis ,
User :   yes, what happens in the surgery
Doctor :   surgery will be minor , and you will be ambulant the same day or the next
User :   Could you tell me in oder how it goes please?
Doctor :   they will put an inscsion on the scrotum and pull the testis into the scrotum along with its cord
Doctor :   and they will fix the testis to the scrotal ligament with absorbable sutures
User :   Will my testicle still be functional?
Doctor :   yes,

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