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HELP!! NEED ANSWERS! Testicles and cold Water Exposure

About a year ago I got into taking ice baths, to recover from hard running workouts that I was doing. Not doing any research, I stupidly made the water very cold (possibly around 40 degrees, maybe a little under - way colder than what is recommended) and submersed my legs and lower stomach into the bath. I only took baths such as this once or twice, and only for a duration of 8-10 minutes. Could my testicles have been harmed in anyway?? My legs were pretty numb after the bath for like 15 minutes, but I felt normal after that. No pain or any signs of actual injury. After learning that ice baths should not be colder than like 45 degrees, I am kind of worried I could have harmed my fertility. I know, I am probably being neurotic, but I am just looking for some piece of mind about this.  

When I think of the fact that people go ice/winter swimming in water that is literally freezing, I think that I must be okay, but... I am still a bit unsure...
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Edit:
After thinking about it - the water was definitely under 40 degrees.
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If you feel no pain and your organs are working properly, probably you are okay at this point.  However, I question the benefits of having ice baths at all of any kind because of their overall shock to the body in general.  To cool down after workouts, one would not need to go to such extremes, and a gradual process would seem to be wise.
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