Top
10
Doctor insights on: Does Having Small Testicles Lead To Low Testosterone Production

Share
1

1
Does having small testicles lead to low testosterone production?

Does having small testicles lead to low testosterone production?

Yes and no: It depends how small - there is individual variation just as there is with earlobe or breast size. Very small testes may be due to many different factors, some of which lead to low testosterone as ex adrenal steroid weight lifter abusers, or to no sperm as men with klinefelters syndrome. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


2

2
Do men with small testicles have low testosterone?

Do men with small testicles have low testosterone?

Not necessarily: There is large testicle size variation between men. Most men with small testicles have normal testosterone levels. Suggest you consult a urologist or endocrinologist if you are lacking energy, libido or have erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

4

4
Can axiron for low testosterone shrink testicles?

Yes: Use of exogenous testosterone can, by way of a feedback mechanism, cause atrophy of the testicles and reduction in testicular function. ...Read more

8

8
I have high FSH and low testosterone. I had testicle injury through a fast baseball. Is that enough for testicle failure?

I have high FSH and low testosterone. I had testicle injury through a fast baseball. Is that enough for testicle failure?

How do you FEEL?: You are on a major antidepressant and if your presenting complaint is sexual dysfunction, you need to consider your meds, your life situation and feelings, and other possible medical problems (prolactinoma, hemochromatosis, several others) before deciding on the very unlikely idea that a baseball injury is the cause. Most guys with "low T" measured by labs are still perfectly virile. ...Read more

9

9
I lost a testicle due to torsion... Am i in fertile or also have low testosterone... Two urologist say it's nothing to worry about?

I lost a testicle due to torsion... Am i in fertile or also have low testosterone... Two urologist say it's nothing to worry about?

Monitoring advised.: The majority of young men losing a testis to torsion suffer no significant problems of fertility or testosterone levels. Like any medical condition however, there is a wide spectrum of results different patients may experience. If concerned, you may monitor your levels and measure blood tests in the future to check your status as indicated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Small Testes (Definition)

Small testes, or microorchidism, can be a symptom of Klinefelter syndrome, where a male child is born with the genotype ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
1,720 doctors shared insights

Testosterone (Definition)

Testosterone is a hormone/androgen which is a kind of ...Read more