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Could BPH be making my right testicle much larger than my left one?

Could BPH be making my right testicle much larger than my left one?

No: BPH is a benign enlargement of the prostate gland. The testicle sewlling is usually from other causes such as hydrocele, trauma, or cancer. If there is a discrepency in the size of your testicloe, see your physician for further testing. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more


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I got hit in the balls and my left testicle is larger (2-3x) than my right one. I tried ice and I don't believe it shrunk too much. What should I do?

I got hit in the balls and my left testicle is larger (2-3x) than my right one. I tried ice and I don't believe it shrunk too much. What should I do?

Testicular Trauma: If your testicle was injured, and it is as swollen as you describe and painful, you should seek urgent evaluation by your primary care physician, urgent care, or emergency department. After you've been examined, it may be determined that an imaging test is needed to evaluate the extent of injury. ...Read more

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Sir my left testicle is 3 times larger than right one, I have no pain and my sex life is good too. Should i be worried ? Plz help sir

Sir my left testicle is 3 times larger than right one, I have no pain and my sex life is good too. Should i be worried ? Plz help sir

Unequal testicles: This may or may not be a problem. You need to schedule an appointment to be examined by your doctor to determine why one testicle is larger than the other, and see if you need any treatment or not. ...Read more

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My right testicle is 2 times larger than the left one. Also when I sleep the left testicle shrinks. What can be done to solve this problem?

My right testicle is 2 times larger than the left one.  Also when I sleep the left testicle shrinks.  What can be done to solve this problem?

See your primary : care physician to find out if you have a hydrocele, excess fluid in the right scrotal sac with or without an inguinal hernia. Stroking the skin of your upper inner left thigh causes your left testis to retract, not shrink. See http://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cremasteric_Reflex.ogv. Just tell whoever's doing that while you sleep to leave you be. Warning: The video is X-rated. ...Read more

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My right testicle is a lot smaller than my left one. When the sack is tight there's little difference but when it's loose there a big difference i ok?

My right testicle is a lot smaller than my left one. When the sack is tight there's little difference but when it's loose there a big difference i ok?

Could be normal...: Some degree of asymmetry in shape, length, & size between both sides of the sac are normally expected reflecting the contraction & relaxation of cremasteric muscles and dartos fascia, although mild degree of hydrocele may be present. But how to sort these things out correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to get... ...Read more

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I have 2 larger veins in my left testicle, they are purple. I can feel them and see them but they are not enormous. One is large What is that?

I have 2 larger veins in my left testicle, they are purple. I can feel them and see them but they are not enormous. One is large What is that?

Sounds like: varicocele. If you do not have any symptoms, nothing needs to be done. Minor surgery and embolizations are options for treatment, if these progress to cause pain or infertility. Consult with a urologist for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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My right testicles is still big after childhood mumps.I am 22 now, feel no pain but left one shrunk a little bit.Should i worried about infertility?

My right testicles is still big after childhood mumps.I am 22 now, feel no pain but left one shrunk a little bit.Should i worried about infertility?

Unlikely an issue: A sperm analysis should be able to answer your personal question about possible fertility.Mumps is more likely to cause testicular issues if you have it in your late teens or adulthood. That said, it is not common for it to cause infertility.You have 2, and if one functions well enough, it could do the deed. ...Read more

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Sometimes but rarely my left testicle which is larger than right one has a sharp pain it. What is wrong?

Sometimes but rarely my left testicle which is larger than  right one has a sharp pain it. What is wrong?

Testicular pain: A painful testicle can be a symptom of swollen veins inside the scrotum (varicocele). This can result in one testicle being larger than the next and painful. A tumor is also possible as is epididymitis. You should see a urologist and have an examination and possibly an ultrasound of your testicles. ...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


Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more