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symptoms of testicular atrophy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Small/shrunk testes: Check out http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161858.php for difference btwn sign vs symptom. Typically, you (as patient) report symptoms while w ... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The testes of "mature" atrophy - usually by diseases such as infection / inflammation / misuse of testosterone / hypothalamic dysfunction, etc. are m ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Hypogonadism: Depending on your age, you may experience infertility. Symptoms of low testosterone include decreased libido and erectile failure, loss of muscle mas ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Small/absent testes: Either testes can no longer be felt or have shrunk. Can be result of groin surgery, testis torsion or taking androgenic (male type) steroids. Can res ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Small balls . . .: Testicular atrophy refers to small balls, literally. Question to ask is why? They can shrink from excessive doses of testosterone or other anabolic st ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unfortunate not: Atrophy can occur with mumps, taking androgenic steroids, following testicular surgery or old age. Testes do not regrow
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: 1) testosterone hormone replacement if you are suffering from low testosterone, i.E lack of libido or energy. 2) testicular prostheses can be inserted ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Have similar cemical structure to cholesterol ; steroid hormones, but do not affect testes. So continue if you really need it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Shrinking testes: Can occur after testicular torsion which if untreated can lead to complete atrophy (death) of affected testis. Testes can shrink/atrophy after mumps, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: No reason why it should.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Hilton
15 years experience Urologic Oncology
Unlikely: Testicular atrophy is usually caused by chronic long term infection, poor blood flow, history of hernia repair, undescended testicle, hormone imbalan ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Small testicles: Small testicles, symptoms might be similar to castration - diminished sexual drive, erections, lack of facial hair growth

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