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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 i hope that answer your question thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more

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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 swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do?'

'i have swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do?'

Posible hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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