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Could The Water Building Up In My Testicles Be Sperm
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
What cell types make up the majority of a testicle? Sperm? Sertoli? Leydig? Also could you give approximate %s?
Testicles: Lydig Cells are the most prevalent in terms of numbers Curtail cells are less in number but bigger in size. The functions of each are different and in terms of total function, it is irrelevant what percentage of cells is higher than the other. Sperm cells are produce in the tubules of the testicles. It is a curious question with not many clinical application save in special circumstances ...Read more
Is it normal to have 1"x1/2" left testicle? twice as small as the right. what could be the cause of this? could this cause low sperm count?
No, not normal: Average testicle size after puberty is ~2" long, 0.8" width, and 1.2" height (5 x 2 x 3 cm). Causes of a small (atrophic) testicle include: 1) painful conditions like torsion, infection, and severe trauma, and 2) painless conditions like the presence of a varicocele, abnormal development, genetic anomaly, prior surgery affecting blood flow, steroids, etc. Depending on cause, could affect fertility. ...Read more
Is it normal to have 1" length by almost 1/2" width left testicle?its twice as small as the right. i had varicocele before. could this cause low sperm
May be: Varicocele appears in 15-20% of men but in 35-40% of men concerning infertility. Varicocelectomy is indicated:: male infertility with poor sperm count, maturation, & motility, its related pain, & poor testicular growth in puberty/adolescence; its surgery may help improve sperm quality, but not always. But, was the testicular size discrepancy present before or after varicocelectomy? So, ask Doc. ...Read more
I extensively scratched my testicles till their skin became very swollen and painful. Could that have caused blood in sperm?
I had an undescended testicle as a youth,but my other testicle was fine,I had a test done with negative sperm count, could the bad testicle be problem?
Im 25 and currently have a swollen left testicle. I have no pain but a small lump on the chord. Could this be a blockage of sperm?
Get it checked. : If you have unexplained enlargement of a testicle, see your gp for a history and physical exam. An ultrasound of the testicle should be performed to rule out a testicular tumor. A small blockage of the tubes that convey sperm can cause a lump to form in the epididymis, and is called an epididymal cyst. But the testicular swelling is a much more worrisome finding, and should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
If someone couldn't ejaculate, could the sperm be removed from the testicles to make a baby?
Or is there a process for the sperm to go through to make
Here are some...: First, one has to understand the underlying causes for being perceived as no ejaculation, which could be done by detailed history stressing sequence of events + physical exam + testing as needed. Second, decide how feasible to acquire sperms - from bladder after orgasm or with artificial ejaculation or microscopic procurement from testes. So, ask local available doctors - specialists. ...Read more
Enterococcus was found in my sperm. I also had experienced groin and minor testicle pain.How could i got infected? (never had anal sex) should I worry
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