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Is it unusual for one of my testicles to be large and hard and the other to be small and soft

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
No: An enlarged and hard testicle suggests the presence of a mass that may be testicular cancer. This should be evaluated urgently by your physician who ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor ASAP: A "rock hard " testicle is not normal and needs evaluation right away. Please see a doctor.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not normal: But need not be a problem unless smaller testis is much higher than the other, have had mumps in the past, or have a large varicocele or hernia on sma ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: It's unlikely that this has anything to do with sexual intercourse.Please get an appt with a urologist as you probably have an infection that needs im ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See remark: There is a possibilty you had MUMPS as ayoungster & it causes atrophy of one testis. Or you may have had a sporting injury affecting the scrotum ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not normal: But need not be a problem unless smaller testis is much higher than the other, have had mumps in the past, or have a large varicocele or hernia on sma ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Yes: It may be nothing but you should have it checked out. Some men are born with large discrepancies in size. One testicle may have lost its blood suppl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Testicular asymmetry: There can be some variation in size between the testicles. If you have significant variation, or if the change is recently noticed, it is worth gettin ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Exam time: It means a physician should examine your testicles. The purpose of the testicular self exam is to identify discrepancies in the testes or to identif ... Read More
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