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Can you donate your testicles to the organ bank?

Can you donate your testicles to the 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

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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


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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

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

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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?

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

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I'm wondering what effect will a trauma to my testicles cause to the development of my sexual organs?

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

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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?

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
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I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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What cell types make up the majority of a testicle? Sperm? Sertoli? Leydig? Also could you give approximate %s?

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

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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

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

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Can herniated discs cause testicle pain? I have three herniated disks l-2 l-3, l-4 l-5, and l-5 s-1.

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

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What does a large testicle mean?

What does a large testicle mean?

See details: There are several causes. You need to see a urologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Testicle split in two, what to do?

Testicle split in two, what to do?

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

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My friend has a painful right testicle?

See local doc: Your friend needs a through exam and a UA to further assess and diagnosis his condition. Sometimes a scrotal ultrasound will be recommended as well. Infection, torsion or a tumor would be the most important to identify and treat or exclude. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain in left testicle?

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

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Why my testicle hurt and swell sometimes?

Why my testicle hurt and swell sometimes?

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

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What if it hurts above the left testicle?

Testicular pain: Pain above the testis may represent a variety of conditions. A urologist should be consulted. There may be an infection, hernia, or other conditions. ...Read more

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Can a man stil have kids wkth 1 1/2 testicle?

Can a man stil have kids wkth 1 1/2 testicle?

Possibly: It only takes one testical making fertile sperm to do the job. As long as the issue that led to the problems with the first did not involve the 2nd, the assumption would be normal function. A fertility center could verify the likely healthy state of the sperm. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate pain in the testicle?

What can I do to alleviate pain in the testicle?

Pain in testicle: Get your physician to see you. Testicle pain can be a sign of infection or more serious conditions like torsion ie twisting/strangulation or tumor. ...Read more