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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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I don't have any sick leave time, is it safe to return to work after getting surgery on testicle? Or should I rest? I push buggies at a food market.

I don't have any sick leave time, is it safe to return to work after getting surgery on testicle? Or should I rest? I push buggies at a food market.

Unclear: Best to not lift anything heavy for 3-4 weeks after the surgery (while healing) but depends on type of surgery; you should ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Greetings, I am 22 years old, my testicles are very very small (slightly bigger than sultana "food"), should I be concerned about it and visit my GP?

Greetings, I am 22 years old, my testicles are very very small (slightly bigger than sultana "food"), should I be concerned about it and visit my GP?

I am not sure what: Sultana food is but you are right about the need to see your GP. He / She will be quite capable of assessing your secondary sexual development to ascertain if you attained sexual maturity appropriate for your age and sex. ...Read more

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I noticed that my testicles have reduced in size (i masturbate 4 times in 1 week). Is there any diet or foods that I must eat to rise sperm production?

I noticed that my testicles have reduced in size (i masturbate 4 times in 1 week). Is there any diet or foods that I must eat to rise sperm production?

No foods: There's no diet to raise sperm count. Testicles increase and decrease in size throughout the day and is normal for your age. ...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 chlamydya cause male to lose testicle?

Can chlamydya cause male to lose testicle?

Here are some. ..: I've never heard chlamydia-related loss of testicles in my longer than 4-decades study and practice in urology except the extreme circumstance of epididymitis-induced abscess, which should never happen in average healthy men and with modern effectiveness of antibiotics. So, please don't worry about such rarity in life, but focus on common essential events of life with practicing healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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What can cause a slight pain in my right testicle?

What can cause a slight pain in my right testicle?

Here are some...: Without further detailed history of its onset, degree, duration, interval, & sequence of events + timely & properly done physical exam +/- imaging study as needed as judged by doc, it is hard to deduce what may cause right testicular pain which may be from disorders of testis/epididymis per se or disorders of local muscles, joints, or nerves. More? To http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more

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What could cause a hard testicle? It is also hanging lower than the other

What could cause a hard testicle? It is also hanging lower than the other

Needs to be checked: It may be a scrotal hernia or a mass in the testis it needs to be checked by your doctor and if indicated you may need an ultrasound exam as well. It mau be an infection or a tumor ...Read more

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My left testicle pains when touched it also hangs lower than usual what can be the cause?

My left testicle pains when touched it also hangs lower than usual what can be the cause?

Infection or torsion: It may be an infection or testicular torsion. I recommend going to the emergency room now. ...Read more

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I have a small pain in my left testicle and was wondering what it could be or the cause of it?

I have a small pain in my left testicle and was wondering what it could be or the cause of it?

Epididymitis: inflammation of the tube which carries sperm from the testicle to the ejaculate is a common cause of testicular pain in young men. It may be associated with STD's and other bacterial infection....CHECK THIS OUT with your Family or Primary Care Provider!
Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have one testicle very large than the other what would cause this and should I be concerned about it? It does not cause any discomfort.

I have one testicle very large than the other what would cause this and should I be concerned about it? It does not cause any discomfort.

See doc now: If the enlargement of your testicle is new and has not been examined by a doctor, it needs to be examined right away. There are benign reasons for masses in the scrotum, but testicular cancer is always a concern. Go get it examined now. ...Read more

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My right testicle is a bigger and hanging lower than my left testicle. Nothing hurts or looks unusual than that. What causes this, is it normal?

My right testicle is a bigger and hanging lower than my left testicle. Nothing hurts or looks unusual than that. What causes this, is it normal?

Exam To Confirm Norm: Testicular asymmetry is usually normal. Commonly right is larger and left hangs lower. Although cause is unclear, some literature suggests temperature regulation and cerebral asymmetry as causes. However there are childhood conditions that can cause atrophy or loss of a testicle such as congenital anomalies, trauma, cancer, and more. See doctor for exam to confirm your anatomy is simply the norm. ...Read more

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I've got an adult friend who's left testicle ascended into his body today and hasn't dropped back down. Any thoughts as to what could cause this?

I've got an adult friend who's left testicle ascended into his body today and hasn't dropped back down. Any thoughts as to what could cause this?

Hypermobility: An adult male with a testicle that has migrated up into his abdomen (is not palpable) or into his groin, and does not immediately return to the scrotum is at risk for torsion and should be seen/treated by a urologist asap. He will likely require surgical "fixation" of both testicles ("orchiopexy") into the scrotum. ...Read more

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PLEASE HELP!!! My right testicle feels VERY heavy after a while without any support. Not like this be4. SLIGHT injury. US shows NOTHING wrong. Cause?

Maybe nothing wrong: Having had an ultrasound, you're obviously under a doctor's care for this problem. If s/he has reassured you, then nothing is seriously wrong. The only other thought is that if you have been sexually active or have urethral discharge, make sure you've been tested and checked for early epididymitis (testicle infection) -- at your age, usually caused by chlamydia, sometimes gonorrhea. Ask the doc. ...Read more

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Testicle warts what's the cause and medecine?

Testicle warts what's the cause and medecine?

Growth on Scrotum: Given your age I think it is wise not to guess what is going on but to recommend that you show these lesions to your family doctor. There are numerous reasons for lesions on the scrotum and some are more worrisome than warts. ...Read more

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What could cause testicle pain?

What could cause testicle pain?

Lots of stuff: There are many things that could cause this but you should be checked for an infection and to make sure that the testicle is not torsed which can be a surgical emergency,

http://www. Healthline. Com/health/testicular-torsion#Overview1 ...Read more

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Testicle pain...What is the cause?

Testicle pain...What is the cause?

Lots of stuff: There are many things that could cause this but you should be checked for an infection and to make sure that the testicle is not torsed which can be a surgical emergency,

http://www. Healthline. Com/health/testicular-torsion#Overview1 ...Read more

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What could cause pain in testicles that comes and goes?

What could cause pain in testicles that comes and goes?

More info is needed: Multiple causes may be blamed for intermittent testicular pain such as the disorders of local muscles, joints, & nerves, or intermittent testicular torsion with spontaneous detorsion. How to put all related things together for good care? Follow instructions in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness on http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me. .. ...Read more

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What might have caused the pain and swelling I had in my testicles?

See doctor: You may have epididymitis or some other inflammatory condition of your sperm-producing system. This might be sexually transmitted disease, or possibly just an obstructive disorder. In either event, seeing a good urologist (and most are excellent) would be beneficial. ...Read more

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What causes a heterogeneous testicle?

May be just a...: "heterogeneous" may be just used to describe the tissue texture of testis as seen on ultrasound or microscopic tissue exam to denote having various components with different sound reflections or histological looking. If more doubt, ask doctor for detail. ...Read more

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Can cell phones cause pain in the testicle?

No: Cell phones can only cause testicular pain if you carry your cell phone in your underwear. ...Read more

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Can diabeties cause one testicle to swell up?

Can diabeties cause one testicle to swell up?

Get it checked.: Diabetes does not cause swelling directly, but can predispose you to a number of conditions that could lead to scrotal swelling. Infections of a testicle or epididymis can cause warm, tender swelling on one side. Kidney damage, or diabetic nephropathy can lead to scrotal edema. If you have swelling of the scrotum, or feel new asymmetry between the testes, get checked by your physician. ...Read more

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My right testicle hurts periodically, what could cause this?

My right testicle hurts periodically, what could cause this?

Intermittent torsion: Intermittent torsion occurs when a testicle twists, this cuts off venous return from the testis. Spermatic cord spontaneously untwists with intermittent torsion. But persistent torsion lasting six hours or more can result in testicular necrosis and thus needs to be corrected asap. Pain can also be due to intermittent epididymitis. Frequent periodic pain? Be vascular congestion.? See a urologist. ...Read more

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What caused my 8-month old son's right testicle to swelled up?

What caused my 8-month old son's right testicle to swelled up?

Likely a hydrocele: Hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle which in 8-month-old is likely communicating with the abdominal. Peritoneal cavity. Usually causes no discomfort unless large & tense. Needs to be seen urgently if painful to rule out testis torsion. Suggest you see a pediatric urologist or surgeon as a denovo hydrocele at his age may require minor surgery, i.e. Inguinal hydrocelectomy. ...Read more

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I have a very sharp constant pain on my left testicle what could be the cause of the pain?

I have a very sharp constant pain on my left testicle what could be the cause of the pain?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of testicular pain and you should see a physician for a history, physical examination, and then possibly a scrotal ultrasound. The most worrisome is torsion, when the blood supply to the testicle is twisted closed. Infections can result in epididymitis or orchitis. Others causes are more benign, such as hydroceles & spermatoceles. A full workup will help determine the cause. ...Read more

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