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Is it normal for only one testicle to descend but not the other?

Is it normal for only one testicle to descend but not the other?

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

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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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Is it normal for one testicle to be higher than other?

Is it normal for one testicle to be higher than other?

Yes: Right usually higher. Hence the chinese name for testicles: huanghunghi-huanghunglo. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one testicle to be a lot bigger than the other one?

Is it normal for one testicle to be a lot bigger than the other one?

Yes: Expect this.If testicle is irregular; that is a different story.You are (at 34) beyond "high risk" for testicular disease but your dr can help assuage your fears. ...Read more

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Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Testes: It is not uncommon to have a size discrepancy. The real question is whether one is too small or too large. I would be more concerned if this was a relatively new finding rather than the way you've always been. Get examined just to be sure the larger tesits is not cancerous. ...Read more

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Hello sir, my right testicle is bigger than left one, is this normal or any problem.

Hello sir, my right testicle is bigger than left one, is this normal or any problem.

Duration: Not necessarily unless this just occurred and is associated with other symptoms such as pain or tenderness of the testicle. Knowing your age would also be helpful. It could be a hydrocoele, or inflammation of the testicle (orchitis), hernia, or worst-case testicular cancer. If this has been a long term static condition then relax and have your doctor take a look sometime, . ...Read more

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How much lower is it normal for one testicle to hang than the other? Visibly lower normal?

How much lower is it normal for one testicle to hang than the other? Visibly lower normal?

Usually normal.: No problem provided higher testis is beyond neck of scrotum ;/or does not feel uncomfortable. Left is usually the lower testicle if one is lower than the other. One of my old professors said it was because most men are right-handed and would not have to reach as far for the right testis. ...Read more

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I feel like there's fluid around my right testicle and it looks bigger than my left one is it normal ?

Not necessarily: It is not normal but maybe not worrisome. It could be several things. Hydrocoele-- collection of fluid in scrotum; varicocoele- large veins in scrotum but usually on L. Hernia or tumor possible but less likely. You need to be examined by doctor ...Read more

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Left testicle is hanging much lower than normal, also it doesn't retract like the right one when coughing, etc. What can be done for this?

Normal: Most likely normal. There is no such a thing as symmetry in right and left hemiscrotum? Testicles. One may be larger than the other and cremaster muscle will pull one more than other. ...Read more

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Left testicle doesn't feel as "smooth" and round like the right one. It feels like its bigger and has other things around it. Is this normal?

Left testicle doesn't feel as "smooth" and round like the right one. It feels like its bigger and has other things around it. Is this normal?

Evaluated...: If this is a relatively new finding for you then it would be wise to have your doctor examine you, and if necessary request a simple, non-painful, non-invasive testicular ultrasound. There could be a number of benign causes. You may simply be feeling the epididymis. Keep in mind our bodys' aren't perfectly symmetrical. Have your doctor take a look to be safe. ...Read more