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Please tell me, could a man with one testicle bear children at age 30?

Please tell me, could a man with one testicle bear children at age 30?

Yes: As long as the single testis is making healthy sperm, one will do quite well. The other issue is why just one. If a proper workup has not been done, it is important he other testis should be looked for. If it is in the abdomen it can become cancerous and be too far along to save the patient. ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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Is it possible for a man with one testicle to have a baby easily?

Is it possible for a man with one testicle to have a baby easily?

Sure!: Men with a single testicle usually produce sperm that can produce a pregnancy. A semen analysis can detect sperm in the ejaculate. ...Read more

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Can a man with one left sided testicle have healthy babies?

Can a man with one left sided testicle have healthy babies?

Yes: It only takes one testical making fertile sperm to do the job. As long as the issue that led to the problems with the first did not involve the 2nd, the assumption would be normal function.A fertility center could verify the likely healthy state of the sperm. ...Read more

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Does one sided cryptorchidism cause infertility in men? Does a man with one healthy testicle have a lower sperm count?

Does one sided cryptorchidism cause infertility in men? Does a man with one healthy testicle have a lower sperm count?

Likely fertile: Sperm count will probably be within normal limits because remaining testicle will grow larger (compensatory hy[pertrophy) and thus produce more sperm than if it were 1 of a pair, but count may be slightly reduced. Semen volume is unaffected and normal because >95% is produced by the seminal vesicles, prostate and cowper's glands. Sperm is no > 5% of ejaculate.. ...Read more

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Can a man easily make a baby if he has only one testicle?

Can a man easily make a baby if he has only one testicle?

Yes: The testis makes sperm in the millions on a continuous basis.It is part of the grand design that we have a few paired organs like lungs,kidneys & testes. We can do okay with just one, though we would rather keep both. ...Read more

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Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Testes: It is not uncommon to have a size discrepancy. The real question is whether one is too small or too large. I would be more concerned if this was a relatively new finding rather than the way you've always been. Get examined just to be sure the larger tesits is not cancerous. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been told he has one testicle bigger then the other could this affect us having children?

My boyfriend has been told he has one testicle bigger then the other could this affect us having children?

Likely unimportant: You only need one well functioning testis to do the deed. If it concerns you have him have his sperm analyzed for activity & numbers.There is no guarantee that a his normal test means the two of you could get pregnant but it might allay your concern. ...Read more

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If a man's testicles does not appear only can he bear children?

If a man's testicles does not appear only can he bear children?

Undescended testicle: Testicles that fail to descend from the abdomen to the scrotum often end up being infertile or lower fertility. The higher heat in the abdomen is not good for sperm health. It may or may not be too late for him. He should see a urologist. Parents, let this be a lesson i f you desire grandchildren...your son's testicles should be down by their first birthday..if not, see a specialist! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a man born with one testicle impregnant a woman?

Please tell me, could a man born with one testicle impregnant a woman?

Yes: As long as the single testis is making healthy sperm, one will do quite well. The other issue is why just one. If a proper workup has not been done, it is important he other testis should be looked for. If it is in the abdomen it can become cancerous and be too far along to save the patient. ...Read more

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Can male children feel as much pain when hit in the testicles as grown men?

Can male children feel as much pain when hit in the testicles as grown men?

Absolutely-: That pain is just as bad if you are 2, 20 or 70. These areas have large numbers of pain fibers and are very sensitive from day 1. In young kids the testicles are obviously smaller, so not as big of an area to actually get hit/injured, but when they are, just as painful. ...Read more

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