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Question: Infant testical Size


 rsamanthif - Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:58 am

hi,,
I have a 8 months old son and his left testical is a bit bigger that the other one. Could there be a problem. What should I do.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:46 am

User avatar Hi Rsamanthif,

Testicle size in infants is typically about the size of a small marble, perhaps about one centimeter in size.

It is also common for one testis to be bigger than the other. However, the difference should not be large.

If your son has larger testes than this or if the left is significantly larger I would recommend he see his pediatrician.

Best wishes.

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