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Can you grow a third testicle?

Can you grow a third testicle?

No: No, you cannot grow a third testicle. However, you can develop a benign cyst or a tumor that may mimic a third testicle. If a "third" testicle is identified, this should be evaluated by your doctor to do appropriate testing to determine if this is a benign condition or possible malignancy. ...Read more

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 possible to have a third testicle?

Is it possible to have a third testicle?

No: You likely have a cyst on the epididymis called a spermatocele. It's totally benign but only a good exam or ultrasound can tell for sure. ...Read more

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My 14 mnths old son has an undescent testicle. His dr said that it did not grow and the size is 3 times smaller than the other one. What should we do?

Difficult issue: In the US the kid would usually be seen by a specialist in child urology. Additional testing would be done to confirm the physical findings.Then the options would be explained.My expectation would be surgery to bring down the testis or remove it if it were found to be abnormal. ...Read more

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Do your testicles grow after 50?

No: In general, with advancing age there is a slight reduction in the size of the actual testicles. What is sometimes confusing is when the scrotum gets bigger from such common conditions as hydrocele (excess fluid around testicle), spermatoceles, and hernias which are often mistaken as a larger testicle. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be born with a third testicle?

Is it possible to be born with a third testicle?

Yes: Very rare but possible. I have personally seen two boys with suoernumery testicles but incidence is about 1:500, 000 - 1, 000, 000. ...Read more

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Am I'm growing a third testicle but it's small and a little bit harder than my balls?

No: But be seen by urology. Several possibilities and some serious. Cysts, inflammatory mass, or tumor ...Read more

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Could one testicle grow to be 5 times as big as the other one from excessive masterbation?

Could one testicle grow to be 5 times as big as the other one from excessive masterbation?

No: If this has indeed happened, you should be examined right away. All adult makes should be performing routine monthly self testicular exams. ...Read more

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Does the male testicles grow at a same rate with eachother or does one grow first then the other one grows?

Does the male testicles grow at a same rate with eachother or does one grow first then the other one grows?

Same Time: They will grow at the same time, but you can have a slight size difference or hang difference and be normal. If there is a significant difference in size, then there may be something affecting the growth and it needs to be checked out. See your doctor. ...Read more

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When i toch my testicles i see there is small third piece of testicles .What is that.Is it it normal or.What i need to do.

When i toch my testicles i see there is small third piece of testicles .What is that.Is it it normal or.What i need to do.

Spermatocele: Which is name for cyst of the epididymis or hydrocele of the cord, most likely explanation. Both are benign. Less likely an inguino-scrotal hernia, however, best to see dr and get a scrotal ultrasound which will give the answer. Unlikely to be an extra-testicular tumor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm a 23 year old male and have a lump connected to my right testicle, it almost feels like a third testicle, what do you think it is?

I'm a 23 year old male and have a lump connected to my right testicle, it almost feels like a third testicle, what do you think it is?

See your doctor now.: Painless lumps are suspicious for cancer, and reticular cancer is most common in the third decade of life. There are other infectious reasons or lumps in the testes, but these infectious etiologies are often pinul or itchy. ...Read more

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