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the cavity where his testes were didn't close?

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So I just have a question because I believe I'm being lied to. Someone told me that when he hit puberty the cavity where his testes were didn't close and he has to have it sewn shut. I know it's common in young children but he's 30. If this is true, would it mess with him being able to reproduce?

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replied April 3rd, 2014
Mens Conditions Answer A46538
Hello Dear!

Thanks for writing to EHF!

The scenario you are telling me seems to be like indirect inguinal hernia due to patent inguinal canal. And you are right that it is more common in young children as it is congenital condition. but not operating at proper time can present latter in your life. if his testes are well descended and their is no problem with testes size then his fertility wont get effected. even if one of his testes get effected one is enough for reproduction. Just convince him to get an ultrasound to check the status of his testes and get a schedule for his surgery.

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