Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Testicles Undescended Home Care

Home care for cryptorchidism includes:

  • Avoid injury to the scrotum.
  • Check the position of the testicles regularly during diaper changes or bedtime
  • Follow your doctor's instructions.

Testicles Undescended Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if your child has cryptorchidism and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Testicles Undescended References
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