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What does it mean when one of your testicles is much larger than the other

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 34 years experience
Needs evaluation : This could be a hydrocele or possibly a mass if it is fairly painless. If it is red or inflamed it could be an infection. If it hurts terribly go to... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Usually benign: But worth having it checked out with an ultrasound in case it is somthing serious.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
Urology 39 years experience
Enlarged testicle: The most worrisome condition would be a malignancy (cancer). It could also be a collection of fluid (hydroceole/spermatoceole/epididymal cyst). Regar... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
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
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See below: Given your age, if the enlargement is new and truly involving the testicle, then Testicular Cancer definitely is a possibility and needs to ruled out ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
Urology 13 years experience
Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varico... Read More
A 48-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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
Urology 26 years experience
Need evaluation: The rapidity of onset of swelling provides some information. It may be a benign condition such as a hydrocele or may represent something more serious... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 10 years experience
Testicle enlargement: There might be several causes for this enlargement. First, you always worry about a tumor and you should have an U/S. The most common cause is usually... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: To have different sizes.Epidydimitis is inflammation of the epidydimus , which rests above the testicle.It can become very tender.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No problem. You have played around with this issue enough over the past weeks. You only need one for a normal life and it places no limitations on you... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
Urology 60 years experience
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