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Testicular Shrinkage (Definition)

A decrease in the size and consistency of testes by history and physical palpation or real measurement by exam or imaging study like US. And its significance should be always correlated with clinical profile. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Testicular shrinkage?

What is the definition or description of: Testicular shrinkage?

It can be defined as: A decrease in the size and consistency of testes by history and physical palpation or real measurement by exam or imaging study like US. And its significance should be always correlated with clinical profile. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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Can testicular shrinkage and complete loss of sex drive be cured after high doses of androgenic steroids? If yess then how? Plzz help

Can testicular shrinkage and complete loss of sex drive be cured after high doses of androgenic steroids? If yess then how? Plzz help

Steroids: Not only that steroids can kill sex drive but they will lower you testosterone, make you sterile, impotent and may shut yout pituitary gland causing all homons to go out of balance. See endocrinologist as soon as possible. You made a bad choise. Tell all your friends at gym not to make same mistake. ...Read more

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I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort), scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort), scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

Uro symptoms: The variety of symptoms you mention indicate the need for you to see a urologist right now. Your family doctor can refer you to this type of specialist. This will rule out or identify medical conditions. It will also allow for treatment, if needed, before conditions progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

Testicular atrophy: A decrease in size occurs with aging, more acutely with trauma, or exogenous supplementation with testosterone. ...Read more

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Would testicular cancer typically (in most cases) cause the testicle to feel larger or cause shrinkage?

Would testicular cancer typically (in most cases) cause the testicle to feel larger or cause shrinkage?

Presents as a mass: Any new mass on the testis, or enlargement of a testis, is cancer until proved otherwise. If you are at all concerned, get seen now. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: testicles shrinkage?

What is the definition or description of: testicles shrinkage?

Smaller testicles: Testicular shrinkage means that the testicles are getting smaller. This can occur with aging, hypogonadism or while taking exogenous steroids or testosterone. ...Read more

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The cause of pain in the testicular region?

The cause of pain in the testicular region?

See a doctor: Testicular pain can be from several different causes. The reason to see a doctor is to make sure it is not an infection (epidydimitis or prostatitis). It could also be the start of a hernia or varicocele. ...Read more

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Hey. I just need to know the common causes of testicular astrophy.

Hey. I just need to know the common causes of testicular astrophy.

Many possible causes: The testicles can atrophy for any number of reasons. Hormonal causes include underproduction or impaired response to androgenic hormones & antiandrogenic medications. Vascular problems such as testicular torsion or varicocele can lead to atrophy. Severe infections of the testis, such as mumps virus or bacterial infections such as epididymo-orchitis can lead to atrophic scarring. ...Read more

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What causes testicular pain?

What causes testicular pain?

Long list, more info: Depends on location, duration, swelling, recent trauma, mass, recent potential sexual relations, associated symptoms. Please seek good medical evaluation ...Read more

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What causes a testicular torsion?

What causes a testicular torsion?

Twisting of cord.: Testicular torsion is caused by twisting of the spermatic cord, which interrupts the blood supply to the testis. A common contributor is an anatomic defect called the bell-clapper deformity, where the additional mobility of the testicle predisposes it to twisting. A larger testicle is also a risk factor. ...Read more

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Cause of regular testicular swelling?

Cause of regular testicular swelling?

? Painful: Common causes include hydrocele (fluid collection in the scrotal sac, testicular tumor, epididymitis. If sudden onset of swelling- testicular torsion which is an emergency, usually painful- see to doctor/ er asap. Sometimes hernia may get confused with testicular swelling. ...Read more

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What are causes of testicular torsion?

Bell-clapper testis: Some men have a testis that hangs loosely within the tunica vaginalis which is membrane around testis. Torsion can occur if the membrane is attached unusually high on the spermatic cord, often with a testicle which lies transversely rather than vertically. Testicle thus hangs like the clapper of a bell. Additionally, contraction of the cremaster muscle can then cause testicle to twist on it's cord. ...Read more

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What might causes a testicular pain??

What might causes a testicular pain??

Here are some. ..: There is a long list for it, but the following is among the common ones: STD- or non-STD-related infection, torsion of testis/appendages, hernia, pinched nerve, post-surgery-nerve trap and neuroma, occasionally varicocele, tumors, etc. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this testicular pain?

What is the cause of this testicular pain?

More information: Needed.? Severity of pain, ? Speed of onset, ? Side, ? Associated fever, ? Relieving factors - i.E pain is relieved by lying down or elevating scrotum, or aggravated or associated with physical activity or sexual arousal? ...Read more

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What are common causes of testicular pain?

Testicular pain: Testicular pain can have many causes. Infection, trauma (injury), referred pain from another irritation (prostate, hernia), swelling by fluids (hydrocele). It is best to see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS: Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of my testicular pain?

What are possible causes of my testicular 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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Can a varicocele cause testicular failure if gone untreated?

Can a varicocele cause testicular failure if gone untreated?

Not failure per se: But ti can compromise sperm counts and fertility. Usually the non-affected testicle can function normally. ...Read more

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What could cause painful testicular swelling to come and go?

See urologist: See a urologist, but I think that herniation and or strangulation of the vascular elements in the testicular sac may be 2 reasons. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dull, random, occasional, testicular pain?

What is the cause of dull, random, occasional, testicular pain?

Depends: Testicular pain can have many causes depending on age, exam, and symptoms, but in my practice, when a man of about 50yo is seen w/ the above symptoms, I usually end up finding by examination either a prostate infection and/or infection of the epididymis, which can be treated with antibiotics. Std's may be found in young men w/ the above symptoms, but there are other causes also. Please see ur doc. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is having left testicular pain it comes and gose what cause it and what can I do to help him when he is in pain?

Pain is bad: Pain is not normal. It means he needs to be examined and the cause of his pain diagnosed before a treatment can be offered. He needs to go to his doctor. ...Read more

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In a normal circumstance, would a mild to moderate testicular trauma cause any permanent damage at all? After swelling nut is very slightly smaller?

In a normal circumstance, would a mild to moderate testicular trauma cause any permanent damage at all? After swelling nut is very slightly smaller?

No: Don't worry. It will be fine. Trauma or hit to the testicle usually causes pain and discomfort, and rarely can result in non functioning of the testicles. So relax and take it easy.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Have testicular varicocele on both sides. If secondary, what exactly could cause them? Have may-thurner syndrome-possibility? What else can I look for

It is Harmless: You should not worry much about it. It is a harmless condition. The cause is unknown but it is nothing serious. Just try to ignore it unless it hurts or you have any fertility problems later on. ...Read more

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What causes testicular cancer?

What causes testicular cancer?

Abnormal cells: Abnormal cells in testis multiply and become tumors. They are relatively uncommon tumors. But all men should prectice scrotal self examination on a regular basis (say x1/month), ideally in the shower. Seek medical help if you feel a hard lump, or one testicle starts to grow much larger than ihe other one. Intraabdominal undescended testes are at cancer risk even after correction. Prognosis is good. ...Read more

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What are the causes of testicular cancer?

What are the causes of testicular cancer?

Dumb luck: Apart from cryptorchidism, which greatly increases the risk, these seem to strike at random. There are two studies you may see that to me reek of bad science. In one, the men who had testicular cancer and wonder why were more willing to confess to having tried cannabis. In the other, men who'd lost a testis exaggerated their past athletic achievements. No, fitness doesn't cause cancer. ...Read more

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Could you have an STD that only causes testicular pain?

Probably not...: Testicular pain comes from many reasons such as infection, twisting, referring pain from spinal nerve, or after surgery, etc. But without careful palpation on scrotum and its contents with or without us, it's hard to state what it's causing pain. Generally speaking, pain alone is not std-related.

In doubt? See urologist timely after collecting and recording the feature and degree of pain with. . ...Read more