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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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My 11 yr old son has a sore, swollen scrotum. Both testicles seem fine, the center area between is swollen, skin around the area is itchy and burns.

My 11 yr old son has a sore, swollen scrotum. Both testicles seem fine, the center area between is swollen, skin around the area is itchy and burns.

?angioedema...: At age 11, the first that comes to my mind is spontaneous twisting of appendages inside scrotum. If the contents inside scrotum are normal by history, palpation, and optional ultrasound, i would consider if he has angioedema of scrotum. Of course, a good history and adequate physical exam would help a diagnosis. If any doubt, see expert timesly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of an itchy testicle?

What are the causes of an itchy testicle?

Jock itch rash?: Itching of the scrotum (sac that contains the testicles) can be due to jock itch, which is a fungal skin infection. One can try over-the-counter lotrimin af cream twice a day for 2-3 weeks for itching of the scrotum. Any open sores, or any lumps, should be evaluated by a doctor. A persistent itch or persistent rash after using antifungal cream should also be examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat excessive itchiness of my testicle?

How can I treat excessive itchiness of my testicle?

Jock itch treatment: Itching of the scrotum (sac that contains the testicles) can be due to jock itch, which is a fungal skin infection. One can try over-the-counter lotrimin af cream twice a day for 2-3 weeks for itching of the scrotum. Any open sores, or any lumps, should be evaluated by a doctor. A persistent itch or persistent rash after using antifungal cream should also be examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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My question is what causes itchy left testicle before ejaculation?

My question is what causes itchy left testicle before ejaculation?

My take is ...: While specific info to address your concern is not available within my reach - study, experience, search, etc., I would like to try my best to share my take as follows: The itchiness at specific site under specific circumstance as described indicated it results from your nerve system controlling sensation for that area being irritated right at that time on the course of sexual excitement. It may.. ...Read more

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Hi I am 19 years old and I can't find the courage to see anyone because my testicles have become dry and flaky which is making them itchy.... Please help Thanks?

Hi I am 19 years old and I can't find the courage to see anyone because my testicles have become dry and flaky which is making them itchy.... Please help
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Need help: You shouldn't be ashamed of anything that has to do with your health. May be it is just a dry skin issue, just use moisturizing soap & lotions , avoid tight clothes, use cotton underwear & seek medical attention probably you will be more comfortable with a Male doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do about very itchy testicles?

Keep it dry: See your dr. To make sure that you do not have a fungal infection in the area. I usually recommend that people use a blow dryer after showering to completely dry the area and many times that is adequate. If that doesn't work then see your dr. ...Read more

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Itchy testicles need a remedy?

Itchy  testicles need a remedy?

Itchy Testicles: Itchy testicles (aka known as jock itch) can have a variety of different causes. Jock itch is the common name given to an itchy rash in and around the groin area, inner thighs and the scrotum for men. Itchy testicles can be associated with sweating, friction or abrasion, or skin on skin rubbing. The rash may also not just be restricted just to the scrotum but also surrounding areas. See derm/rx. ...Read more

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Itchy testicles... What is the reason for this condition?

Fungal: As long as there is no to little chance of stds, then likely this is due to a fungal infection. You can use a very mild, low strength fungal powder or cream. But most of all, wash with soap and water at least daily. ...Read more