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Other than to correct male fertility issues are there other reasons to have a varicocele corrected?
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
Not at all: Should have or have had no effect. ...Read more
What could be the causes of right side testicular varicoceles? Does swelling of testicular veins means varicoceles or there some other issues as well?
Should be evaluated: Varicoceles occur on the left due to higher pressure in the left gonadal vein (lgv in pic), transmitted via the left renal vein (lrv in pic). The right gonadal vein drains into the vena cava (ivc in pic), so should be at v.Low pressure. An isolated right varicocele (unusual) should be evaluated with retroperitoneal ultrasound to rule out an obstructing lesion along the course of the gonadal vein. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It can atrophy.Get a more detailed answer ›
If testicular trauma causes the epididymis to rupture can it be surgically repaired and fertility saved?
Yes, but: It depends on the location and the extent of the injury. The gland is a collection of very small ducts that drain the testes. In extensive injury they can scar and close; preventing transfer of the spermatozoa. In addition, the spermatozoa rest and mature in the epididymis several weeks before they are fully developed and are called spermatocytes. ...Read more
No: This isn't the cause of a varicocele. It's just not. Enjoy your body if you want, and get with a urologist if the varicocele bothers you. ...Read more
Depends 1 or both: Somewhat & hopefully only slightly reduced fertility with 1 testicle up after puberty & other fully descended. Severe to complete infertility if both testes remain undescended. Fertility should be close to normal if single undescended testis was corrected in very early childhood. Fertility is always reduced if both testes were undescended, worse when they were higher &/or later they were repaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left testicle now horizontal post hydrocele correction surgery, will this create health or fertility problems?
Here are some ...: Being bruised or not in testis depends upon the timing and degree of its torsion. At elective surgery for intermittent torsion, the look of testis may be perfectly normal with no bruise; at its acute stage, a torsioned testis may look awful and at times may pose a professional dilemma to remove or save it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Undescended testicle: Depends on the age of the child 0-6months do nothing, observe for spontanoub descent at 6 months if both are still undescended and palpable you may try HCG hormone shots , (the dose is based on the weight ). There is 25-30% chance of response. Alternatively bilateral orchidopexy (surgery) is reccomended, the testicles should be in the scrotal sac by one year of age. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to fathering with one testes as left testes atrophy occured due to mumps reducing size to 3 cubic cm? Right testes is normal.treatment?
Can be normal: Normal testes can be quite small yet function normally. Small testes can be a sign of klinefelters syndrome or past history of mumps orchitis. Can sometimes mean impaired testosterone or sperm production. Which in turn can result in reduced or absent libido, reduced strength or drive or fertility. ...Read more
Maybe: Testicular trauma, if severe, can rupture the testicle and cause impairment of sperm production but this is very rare. If a man has just had typical playground testicle injuries, it's unlikely to explain fertility problems and he should get a more thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I underwent orchiectomy(left side) due to testicular torsion, due to bell clapper deformity. Would this deformity be passed down to my chiildren?
Very slim odd...: In medicine, it is a common belief to have familial trend to develop the same disorder. But, I would not think, talk, worry about such in your children since, if any, it should very low and nothing could be done with it. All what you have to do is be diligently and vigilantly aware of how testicular torsion may happen so to seek timely evaluation & counseling. That is all we can do in life reality ...Read more
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