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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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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 men who had cancer in one testicle have kids?

Can men who had cancer in one testicle have kids?

Yes: The remaining testicle can still be functioning. A sperm study can be done to see if there are any issues. The other treatments like radiation and chemotherapy can impact this but may also leave sperm function unaffected. ...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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Can a man with a big varicocele of the testicle still have children?

Can a man with a big varicocele of the testicle still have children?

Sometimes yes: The connection of varicocele and male sub-fertility is not entirely consistent: though some men with sub-fertility are helped by varicocele repair, a majority of men with varicocele never have fertility problems. Expert groups of urologists and res often disagree on specifics, so for a less general answer I recommend getting a in-person evaluation with an expert you trust. ...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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Iam 24 age old and my right testicle is slightly bigger than left one is this normal? And did every men have different size testis?

Iam 24 age old and my right testicle is slightly bigger than left one is this normal? And did every men have different size testis?

Yes: A small difference in testicle size is normal. A varicocele or prior trauma may result in a larger difference in testicular size. A mass in a testicle may also make one testicle larger than the other. If this last scenario is the case, you should visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a man is born with one testicle, does that tamper with their sex life?

Can you tell me if a man is born with one testicle, does that tamper with their sex life?

No: No. As long as the other testicle is normal, it makes enough sperm and testosterone for its missing buddy. ...Read more

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Hello dr. Am a 58 yr man diabetic but controled sugar level. Want to ask that my one testicle increases when I sit long on foam cushion &shirnk cold wat?

Hello dr. Am a 58 yr man diabetic but controled sugar level. Want to ask that my one testicle increases when I sit long on foam cushion &shirnk cold wat?

Normal: The scrotum keeps your testicles close to your body when it's cold, an away from the body when it is warm. We think it is a way of keeping the testes at optimal temperature for production of sperm. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a man with varicocele of the testicles still have children?

Is it ever that a man with varicocele of the testicles still have children?

Still possible.: A varicocele is a mass in the scrotum caused by defective valves in the testicular veins, which cause blood to pool, and the veins to expand. The pooling blood raises testicular temperature and affects testosterone and sperm production, which can affect fertility. Men can still have babies w/ this, but the odds are lower. Tx safely w/ varicocelectomy, ligation, or embolization. ...Read more

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Can a man father children if his epididymis is removed on both testicles? .

Can a man father children if his epididymis is removed on both testicles? .

No: If both epididymis are removed completely then there is no connection to the vas deference, hence the sperms will not travel through to father a child. ...Read more

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I'm concerned yes my boyfriend of 14 years has had a hernia in his groin area for almost 8 to 9 years and its just getting bigger, it has pushed his man hood all the way over to the side and now looks to only have one testicle instead of 2, he's afraid to

Harder to fix: The bigger they are, the harder they are to repair. It will never improve without repair, and more than likely continue to enlarge, I have seen them the size if a football. Additionally, if he waits until the symptoms become more severe, he may need emergency operation, which is riskier that planned operation. ...Read more

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I have a testicular cyst and varicoule vein in testicles also does either one effect having children:?

I have a testicular cyst and varicoule vein in testicles also does either one effect having children:?

Varicocoele: Varicocoele in the scrotum near the testicle is a abnormal collection of veins around the testicle. It can cause increased temperature within the testicle that can hinder your sperm count / hinder sperm production. This could obviously affect your ability to have children, as it can lead to more difficulty having the adequate sperm count. Look into having it fixed by a urologist. ...Read more

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My man had an infection in one of his testicles and it doesn't seem to be fully gone it keeps coming back. He did took a 2 week course antibiotics?

My man had an infection in one of his testicles and it doesn't seem to be fully gone it keeps coming back. He did took a 2 week course antibiotics?

Urologist: It could be that he has been on the wrong antibiotic. There is also a possibility that this is not infection in his testicle. It may be a wise choice to see a urologist for another opinion ...Read more

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What causes one enlarged testicle?

What causes one enlarged testicle?

Possible tumor: A hard enlarged testicle is cancer until proven otherwise. Soft enlargement of the scrotum can be due to a hydrocele (fluid around the testis) also both can coexist. Have your dr. Order a scrotal ultrasound to find out. Testis tumors have a very high cure rate, but, the sooner they are diagnosed and treated the better. ...Read more

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Can a man stil have kids wkth 1 1/2 testicle?

Possibly: 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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Why would one testicle be bigger than the other?

Why would one testicle be bigger than the other?

Many possibilities: Hydrocele is common, is a sac of fluid around testicle. Left testicle can be smaller if varicocele present. Testicle can be smaller if it was undescended in spite of corrective surgery. One testicle can be minute if it underwent torsion prenatally or in infancy. Possible sequela of mumps. Tumor or cyst can make that testis larger. Finally some men have one tetis larger for unknown & benign reason. ...Read more

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Can I have a child even if I have only one testicle?

Can I have a child even if I have only one testicle?

Most likely: Singkle normal testicle should produce more than enough sperm for conception. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one testicle to be higher than other?

Is it normal for one testicle to be higher than other?

Yes: Right usually higher. Hence the chinese name for testicles: huanghunghi-huanghunglo. ...Read more

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One testicle larger than the other. What can be causing this?

One testicle larger than the other. What can be causing this?

? hydrocele or testis: Larger side might have a hydrocele, tumor or cyst. Smaller testicle might have been previously corrected undescended testis, munps in past or presence of a large varicocele. Testes can grow at different rates during puberty ; smaller one may or may not catch up in time ; both testes can otherwise be normal. Thus although not normal maybe ok. Scrotal ultrasound would clarify. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have one testicle much larger than the other?

Is it unusual to have one testicle much larger than the other?

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 small side. Larger side might have a hydrocele. Testes can grow at different rates during puberty ; smaller one may or may not catch up in time ; both testes can otherwise be normal. Thus although not normal maybe ok. Scrotal ultrasound would clarify. ...Read more

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Is it normal for only one testicle to descend but not the other?

Is it normal for only one testicle to descend but not the other?

No: Normally, both testicles descend into the scrotum before a baby boy is born. Sometimes only one descends, and doctors have to move the other one down into the scrotum. Occasionally, both testicles do not descend and have to be brought down. ...Read more

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Why would a mans testicle be extremely mushy and sometimes painful?

Why would a mans testicle be extremely mushy and sometimes painful?

Perhaps infection: Mushy implies either atrophy or possibly trauma, which should be obvious from the history.
Tenderness iimplies inflamation.
In any case, testicualr examination and possibly ultrasound are necessary, to exclude any serious pathology, such as a tumor/cancer (which is usually painless). ...Read more

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Why is my one testicle flat? It's not oval shaped like the other one

Get checked.: If this is new get checked soon. IF this is not new get checked, too, but it can wait a few weeks. They should be basically the same. There are variations that are normal and in no one is the right side of the body and an exact mirror image of the left. But do see your doc for exam. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one testicle to be a lot bigger than the other one?

Is it normal for one testicle to be a lot bigger than the other one?

Yes: Expect this. If testicle is irregular; that is a different story. You are (at 34) beyond "high risk" for testicular disease but your dr can help assuage your fears. ...Read more

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My one side of testicle swells and it gives pain whenever I touch it why?

Depends: varicocele?: If it is the left testicle that swells, then it may be a varicocele see: http://theturekclinic. Com/services/male-fertility-infertility-doctor-treatments-issues-zero-sperm-count/varicocele-symptoms-treatment-repair/
it could also be a hydrocele, spermatocele, hernia or (rarely) cancer. ...Read more

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I have one symptom. A decrease in the size of my right testicle. What to do?

It is not uncommon: For one testicle to be a different size than the other. If you have no pain or nodules and urology exams were considered normal, I would not worry about it. ...Read more

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Hello sir, my right testicle is bigger than left one, is this normal or any problem.

Hello sir, my right testicle is bigger than left one, is this normal or any problem.

Duration: Not necessarily unless this just occurred and is associated with other symptoms such as pain or tenderness of the testicle. Knowing your age would also be helpful. It could be a hydrocoele, or inflammation of the testicle (orchitis), hernia, or worst-case testicular cancer. If this has been a long term static condition then relax and have your doctor take a look sometime, . ...Read more

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How much lower is it normal for one testicle to hang than the other? Visibly lower normal?

Usually normal.: No problem provided higher testis is beyond neck of scrotum ;/or does not feel uncomfortable. Left is usually the lower testicle if one is lower than the other. One of my old professors said it was because most men are right-handed and would not have to reach as far for the right testis. ...Read more

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