Mariana Echeverria shared through his social networks that his son, Luccawas diagnosed with a rare condition for which he would have to undergo surgery, something that has caused great concern in the presenter.
This Thursday, September 1, Mariana Echeverría shared in a live broadcast through her Instagram account that Lucca, who is almost two years old, suffers from cryptorchidisma condition that can have an easy solution and that may or may not need surgery since it is the growth of the testicles.
The presenter confessed that, as a new mother, this has worried her because, even if it is an “easy” surgery, she would be scared to see her son in the operating room and would have to face the risks of being anesthetized.
“Well, it has cryptorchidismmaybe they operate it, we don’t know, but I wanted to inform you of this so that you, who have sons, know that this can happen. It is a very simple operationvery fast, the bad thing is that yes, the anesthesia Well, at certain times we get a little scared and so on”
Mariana commented that she decided to share this with her followers since being able to be corrected in time can prevent serious diseases in the future, such as testicular cancer.
“Go check with your pediatrician if your children who are under two years old, it is better that it be before they spend more time and that they check and have an ultrasound done in case their testicles have not descended,” said the presenter of I fall from laughter.
When questioned by her followers about how she became aware of Lucca’s condition, Echeverría confessed that she did not perceive because she is a new mother and she did not know that this could happen so it was her pediatrician who let her know.
“I never realized it because in the end it is the first child I have and it is a son and I had never had a son, so for me, If the pediatrician hadn’t told me, I wouldn’t even have considered it. (…) no symptoms of anythingLucca is perfectly fine, Lucca pees fine and everything is perfect, only it is something that has to be corrected in time”
What is cryptorchidism or undescended testicle?
Mayo Clinic details on its site that the cryptorchidism is a pathology that consists in one of the testicles, or both, did not move to the proper position before birth, it is common in premature babies, such as Lucca.
There are no symptoms as such, only the fact that the testicles are not in the scrotum. If after the four months the baby suffers from cryptorchidism is unlikely that the problem will correct itself. Among the complications Mayo Clinic listed is testicular cancer, fertility problems, testicular torsion, trauma, and inguinal hernia.
It is believed that some of the factors that can lead to this pathology are that the baby has low birth weightbe prematureexposure to some pesticides, or the mother’s use of alcohol or cigarettes during pregnancy.
As Mariana Echeverría shared on her Instagram account, this Thursday Lucca has an appointment with the pediatric surgeon, who will confirm whether or not she needs to go through the operating room.
“It is a relatively simple operation but I have to confess that yes, yes it scares me that such a small boy enters the operating room”, the driver wrote in her publication.