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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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Will hydrocele affect you from fertility of the testis?

Will hydrocele affect you from fertility of the testis?

No: No evidence that it affects fertility. In any case hydroceles in adults are almost invariably one sided so other side would not be affected. Hydroceles, unlike varicoceles do not affect testicular temperature & thus don not affect spermatogenesis. ...Read more

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What happens if I have a hydrocele in my testis how do I determine if I should have it removed?

What happens if I have a hydrocele in my testis how do I determine if I should have it removed?

Depends: Hydroceles can become very large and even painful/problematic. If it is just a small hydrocele, you could safely watch it for a while. Infrequently it can interfere with fertility. If it is large and bothersome, I'd have it removed. ...Read more

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I have encysted hydrocele in left testis. My age is 21 . Should I do surgery or not . It doesn't pain but I can feel it when I touch . plz help me?

I have encysted hydrocele in left testis. My age is 21 . Should I do surgery or not . It doesn't pain but I can feel it when I touch . plz help me?

Yes: Yes I recommend that you get the surgery done. It is not a major surgery and can be done as outpatient durgery and recovery is fast too. You have a choice. Why would you like to live with hydrocele at age of. 21 ...Read more

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Had hydrocele, and an operation three years ago on my right testis, but still the testis stays horizontal. Recently did ultrasound and it is ok. Help?

Had hydrocele, and an operation three years ago on my right testis, but still the testis stays horizontal. Recently did ultrasound and it is ok. Help?

The positions: of the testes are often somewhat variable within the scrotum, and they may lie along different axes. If you are not experiencing any other symptoms, the position of your testes may be normal for you. Talk to your doc if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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Hydrocele (Definition)

Hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicles, within the scrotum. These fluid collections are contained in a layer of tissue around the testicles, and it is usually ...Read more


Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Testis (Definition)

One of the two oval male gonads (reproductive glands), located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its ...Read more