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PQ: One of my testicles hangs lower than the other. What should I do?

PQ: One of my testicles hangs lower than the other. What should I do?

One of my testicles hangs lower than the other. What should I do?

This is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. Either side may be slightly larger or hang lower. But be sure to tell a parent (who will let your doctor know) if you have any pain, swelling, or lumps in your testicles.

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Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: January 2017


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