My son was born at 24 wks gestation. At 29 days old, his appendix ruptured, and he had to have surgery. While in there, they found that he also had an incarcerated hernia, and his left testicle was involved, and died- and therefore removed it. When he was around 5 months old (a day before his actual due date) he had another incarcerated hernia, but this time on the other side.. they went in and fixed it, and had to call in a urologist because there was no blood flow to the remaining testicle. He was able to reattach some blood vessels, but wasn't sure if it would take. He said that only time would tell if it would heal, or dissolve back into the body.
I took him for an appointment today (he is now 5) and while doing a check, the doctor could not find his testicle. They are sending us back to Childrens in Seattle. Has anyone else dealt with this?
I am very sorry :( What do they say are the long-term effects? Is there pain with this?
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