Tuesday, June 30, 2009

a sigh of relief

i just got a call from graham's dr. (well, the nurse NOT the doctor) with the radiology report and it is confirmed. Graham has retractile testes. Which is a lot better than having undescended testes from what I have read. Retractile (hypermobile) testes are descended testes that easily move back and forth between the scrotum and the abdomen. Retractile testes do not lead to cancer or other complications. The testes usually stop retracting by puberty and do not require surgery or other treatment. Undescended testes do require surgery because they don't come down at all and need to be manually pulled down through surgery.

Okay, all of this testes talk is just way too much for me. ha!

but WHEW. I feel so much better.

Thank you again for all of your prayers!


6 comments:

Precious Moments said...

So glad to hear that, I know you feel so much better.

I hope I get to come to Arkansas again soon, I would love to see you again! Have a good day

The Jennings said...

Happy to hear that! I know that is a relief!

Gretchan

Rebecca (Sam's wife) said...

such good news! so glad you have answers now!!

MELISSA said...

yay for no surgery!

jill said...

glad to hear it should resolve on its own! that sweet boy is too cute for surgery!

marie said...

yeah - glad it is the better of the two diagnosis!!