Embarrassing bodies TV programme features a teenager with a varicoceleEmbarrassing-Bodies-006








The docs have headed down to Newquay to find out what boys on a jolly by the seaside like to get up to. First through the tent doors is 17-year old Tom, who’s found a worrying lump on his testicle and wants Dr Dawn to check it out. The diagnosis is varicocele, an enlarged vein that is normally benign, but can impact on future fertility. Dawn packs Tom off to the fertility clinic to get things checked out.




Me and my operation: Varicoceles made sitting down agony, until I had tiny metal coils put in my groin


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