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Donate Testicles Organ Bank
Not that I know of.: If you are referring to one of the accredited organ procurement organizations in the US that provide organs for transplant, the answer is no. However, there may be research centers that would be interested in using your post mortem organs for research or study. You should check with the pathology department at a local medical school. ...Read more
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
Below my testicles in between both I occasionally get a small pressure. It has me uneasy. No pain no discomfort. Is this normal? What organ is there
My take is. ..: All your described ill-defined ache / discomfort most likely results from some disorders of regional muscles, or joints, or nerve fibers coming along with aging, which could not be cured but can be helped by dedicating joint efforts from professionals to define underlying causes for reasonable Rx / care / counseling and from you with seriously practicing quality healthy lifestyle without obsession ...Read more
In my testicular area the tubes/organ to my testicles seem a but off. One organ is noticeably larger than the other. Is this a problem?
Not always equal.: It is not unusual for one testicle to lie a little higher than the other. This is usually not a problem. They are not always completely symmetrical in size. Not to worry. ...Read more
I'm wondering what effect will a trauma to my testicles cause to the development of my sexual organs?
At your age: There is no more development, but there are consequences to trauma. See a urologist for evaluation/limiting the on going damage and future impaired function. ...Read more
Hi I'm 18 & my sexual organs have shrunken, I've lost weight, I have bad pains beneath my testicles forever. Is it hypogonadism?
Hard to say.: You should get evaluated by an internist or urologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Will orchiectomy on one of the testicle, can still produce testosterone in the nerves from where it has been removed? Is it possible that father can donate his testicle to son when he is 10-12 year of age?
NO AND YES:
No when the testicleis removed it does not produce any thing any more but the other testicle produce more than enough for the male body to be very functional
last question you could not donate your testicle to your young son but you can freeze your sperm to be used any time later even after your death
i hope that answer your question
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See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more
What do I do? I am in my late 22's and my left testicle shrunk I been tryin get my wife pregnant but nothing?
What cell types make up the majority of a testicle? Sperm? Sertoli? Leydig? Also could you give approximate %s?
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
I have 2 lumps above each testicle, and they both move around, but seem to stay on the top area of each one. Does this sound familiar? Also should I s
Bump on testicle: I have 2 lumps above each testicle, and they both move around, but seem to stay on the top area of each one. Does this sound familiar? Also should I s ANS: suspect you are feeling your vas defferens. Google for images. Bumps in testicles should always be checked with your Dr. Caught early cancer of testis is curable. ...Read more
Can herniated discs cause testicle pain? I have three herniated disks l-2 l-3, l-4 l-5, and l-5 s-1.
Yes, but get seen.: Disc herniations have been known to cause chronic testicular pain, called orchalgia. If you are experiencing testicular pain, be sure to get evaluated. There are many causes, and it is important not to simply attribute it to your lower back issues but workup any cause that may need to be addressed. ...Read more
Very unusual: Testicles do not split in 2. Maybe have a cyst of epididymis which feels like a second testis, or head of epididymis is separate from testis ; feels like a "split". Double testicles on one or both sides can occur but are extremely rare. ...Read more
Left testicle pain: Pain in the left testis can be caused by several problems including infection, musculoskeletal strain, trauma, varicocele, nerve issues and many more. Best bet is to see your pcp or a urologist. Remedies include rest, antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, ultrasound, x-ray tests and surgery. ...Read more
Watch...: If you have a highly variable degree, duration, and interval of testicular hurt, one has to consider the possibility of intermittent testicular torsion with spontaneous de-torsion (untwist) after excluding the possibility of epididymitis, hernia, neuralgia, radiculopathy, etc. So, bring the information on the feature, degree, and progress of the pain and swelling to urologist for analysis, . .. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Hydrocele is common, is a sac of fluid around testicle. Left testicle can be smaller if varicocele present. Testicle can be smaller if it was undescended in spite of corrective surgery. One testicle can be minute if it underwent torsion prenatally or in infancy. Possible sequela of mumps. Tumor or cyst can make that testis larger. Finally some men have one tetis larger for unknown & benign reason. ...Read more
Probably benign: However all lumps on testicles need 2B taken seriously in case they are malignant. Most common lumps are epididymal cysts, prominent head of epididymis, hydrocele of the cord, scrotal pearl (calcified appendix testis) or twisted appendix testis if lump is tender. Advise u to tell your parents ; have it checked out. Testis tumors are hard, unlike above. Compliment u for checking healthtap at ur age. ...Read more
Not necessary: Single testicle usually produces both enough testosterone ; sperm for all amle fuctions including fertility. Testosterone production is regulated by the pituitary gland which will compensate for the loss of a single testicle. However testosterone production is also age related, so that loss of a testicle after middle age might result in low testosterone production which can be replaced exogenously. ...Read more
Here are some...: Without further detail in history + physical exam + testing as needed, it is hard to tell what the testicular pain is related to, like the local disorders of left testis/epididymis/torsion or those from regional muscles, joints, or nerves. To sort these out correctly, follow suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more
Measure it: The vast majority of men have somewhat unequal sized testicles and they do shrink somewhat as we get older. Certain disease can cause them to shrink such as pituitary failure. Testosterone therapy can also shrink them, as with anabolic steroid abuse/use over prolonged period of time. If they get smaller over short period of time, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe the ER: If it is sudden severe testicular pain you have to go to the emergency room. It might be a testicular torsion, meaning the testicle is twisted and is not getting enough blood supply. This is an emergency because the testicle might die from this. You would need quick treatment. ...Read more
Not normal: Both testicles should have a similar consistency. Needs to checked by a urologist, especially if one testicle became harder as a new finding, or harder testis is larger than the other. Testicular calcifications (microlithiasis), tumor, lymphoma, leukemia are all remote possibilities. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. ...Read more
No: Normally, both testicles descend into the scrotum before a baby boy is born. Sometimes only one descends, and doctors have to move the other one down into the scrotum. Occasionally, both testicles do not descend and have to be brought down. ...Read more
Hard to say since...: To define what the pain may be related to, one needs to review more info of the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + timely physical exam + testing as needed, although the pain may result from infection/inflammation, disorders of regional muscles, joints, nerves, or even torsion. To get all related things done correctly, go to http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more