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He said: 'This thing started very small, like a boil.
Then it was the size of my fist.'It just continued to grow bigger and bigger.'An initial procedure removed the growth in 2007, however, the problem re-emerged years later.
The hospital scheduled two operations; the first to debulk the scrotum and remove the excess mass, and the second to reconstruct the penis into a more usual shape and size.
Head surgeon, Dr Dan Raburu said: 'We focused on locating and placing the testes in their rightful places.'We then focused on trying to remove the excess tissue, skin and flesh and fat around this and reconstructing the penile shaft so that it can be visible.'Given a lot of vascularisation, a lot of blood vessels, in this area, he could lose a lot of blood and lose his life in theatre because of shock.' Mr Opiyo features in an episode of Body Bizarre, which airs on Thursdays at 10pm on TLC UK.
He said: 'I'm trying as much as possible to build myself up so that I can have a wife.
In this case it's his genitalia, so it's something called elephantiasis.'Scrotal elephantiasis can be caused by a mosquito bite injecting larvae into the bloodstream.
The larvae mature into invasive parasitic worms that block up the body's drainage system causing tissue swelling and thickening of the skin.
The kind-hearted plea triggered an outcry of people wanting to help him, finally allowing for him to have surgery to re-shape his genitals and craft him a penis.
After being examined, surgeons scheduled two operations; the first to debulk the penis and get rid of the excess testicle mass.
Said to have been triggered by a cyst when he was 10, the bizarre condition made it impossible for him to wear clothes, walk easily and forced him to live like a recluse.