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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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Knot on back side of testicles where vein is no pain when i touch or ejaculate but pain along the bikini line not a bad pain?

Knot on back side of testicles where vein is no pain when i touch or ejaculate but pain along the bikini line not a bad pain?

Don't know what you: Mean by "knot", or "bikini line". A painless mass in the scrotum or of the testicle should be evaluated by your doctor who may or may not recommend an ultrasound of the scrotum. Try that route. ...Read more

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I get this hard knot/lump on bottom of right testicle that flares up, it comes and goes and is painful.

See answer: Symptoms consistent with recurrent epididymitis and the "lump" you feel is likely the swollen, tender, inflamed lower portion of the epididymis which is a sausage-shaped gland that lies adjacent to the posterior-lateral aspect of the testicle through which sperm pass from the testicle to the vas deferens. To verify and/or get a definitive diagnosis, best to see a urologist when lump occurs again. ...Read more

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My husband has a knot to the right of his testicles and it is red and not painful could this be serious?

My husband has a knot to the right of his testicles and it is red and not painful could this be serious?

Knot : If the knot is on the skin, then it may be an epidermoid cyst. If it is deeper inside and separate from the testicle, then more than likely it is a benign finding. He should visit with his doctor to be certain. ...Read more

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Why pain in left testicle?

Why pain in left testicle?

Some reasons...: True testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting off an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by the doctor is needed. ...Read more

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Is testicle are same in size?

Is testicle are same in size?

yes: A small difference in testicle size is normal. A varicocele or prior trauma may result in a larger difference in testicular size. A mass in a testicle may also make one testicle larger than the other. If this last scenario is the case, you should visit with your doctor. ...Read more