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I Have Only One Testicle
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
I have only one testicle from my child hood.. I am having slight pain and burning sensation in my testicle. Plz tell a remedy and possible cause?
Testis: If you only have one testis, get checked out by a urologist. It is important to diagnose and properly treat any problem with your solitary testis. ...Read more
How to fix my tight scrotum? It is as if I have only one testicle. They don't hang at all anymore. Please help!
Lets review your que: non-descended testicles is of medical concern. I would seek the help of a urologist. ...Read more
One Testicle: Yes. If your pediatrician when you were young did not deal with this then someone now needs to make sure this testicle is surgically removed or does not have a risk for becoming a tumor. A good men's health expert or a urologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Usually no: Usually not, but how did you lose the other one; or were you born with an undescended testis? ...Read more
Possible tumor: A hard enlarged testicle is cancer until proven otherwise. Soft enlargement of the scrotum can be due to a hydrocele (fluid around the testis) also both can coexist. Have your dr. Order a scrotal ultrasound to find out. Testis tumors have a very high cure rate, but, the sooner they are diagnosed and treated the better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Right usually higher. Hence the chinese name for testicles: huanghunghi-huanghunglo. ...Read more
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