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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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What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen and my vein is swollen?

What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen and my vein is swollen?

Classic: This may be vein compression within your pelvic drain region. You want to see a urologist. This is classic for medical school training. ...Read more

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Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Get seen now: Make an immediate appointment with your doctor or go to the er to determine why your testicle is swollen. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

Varicocele: Swollen veins inside the scrotum can be caused by a varicocele or varicose veins which can slow down the testicle circulation and thus produce pain because of lack of oxygen. Having the varicocele on the right side for a prolonged length of time not only causes atrophy or shrinkage of the testicle but also causes decreased sperm production. ...Read more

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Very light pain on both sides of scrotum with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please.?

Very light pain on both sides of scrotum with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please.?

Get evaluated: It sounds like possible a condition called a varicocele, which is a swelling of the veins in the scrotum. There are however more serious issues that need to be ruled out, such as testicular torsion. This depends on if this is a chronic condition or if happening for the first time today. If happening just now, go get immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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My right testicle is solid, including the veins coming from it which are swollen and appear as a lump on my pelvis. Left is 4 times smaller.

My right testicle is solid, including the veins coming from it which are swollen and appear as a lump on my pelvis. Left is 4 times smaller.

Testicles: Need to see a doctor as soon as possible, to rule out testicular cancer which is the most common cancer in male between the ages of 20-39. ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and scrotum?

Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and scrotum?

Go see a doctor: Do not delay. Seems to be an orchitis that could have different etiologies. One has to rule out an UTI. I hope you are in a monogamous relationship... ...Read more

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I have a swollen vein in my right testicle. I'm 16. It's only there after a hot shower or physical activity. It goes away 10 minutes later. What is it?

I have a swollen vein in my right testicle. I'm 16. It's only there after a hot shower or physical activity. It goes away 10 minutes later. What is it?

It MAY be a: varicocele, which is an enlargement of a blood vessel in the scrotum. This is similar to a varicose vein one may have in the legs. Please see your doc. He/she can give you a diagnosis. Sometimes they resolve on their own. Sometimes surgery is indicated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Testicle hurts and the veins are swollen?

Testicle hurts and the veins are swollen?

Varicocele: Most common cause of swollen testicular veins. Almost always on the left side of scrotum. Feels like a "bag of worms" when subject is standing and virtually disappears when lying down, sometimes associated by dull aching pain & sometimes left testicle smaller than right. Due venous back pressure from lack of or incompetence of spermatic vein valves preventing venous back-flow. Consult urologist. ...Read more

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I have had a lump on my right testicle for around 4 years. The vein which comes off of the testicle is also very swollen! ?

I have had a lump on my right testicle for around 4 years. The vein which comes off of the testicle is also very swollen! ?

Varicocele: Appears to match your description. Make sure you discuss it with your physician at your regular visit. Usually a physical exam and ultrasound are needed in order to secure the diagnosis. Please note that other diagnoses are possible, including tumors. If significant local pain and noticeable growth over short period of time seeing a provider timely becomes critical. ...Read more

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What does it mean with swollen veins different size testicles and pain?

What does it mean with swollen veins different size testicles and pain?

Get checked: Could be anything from varicocele to torsion of the testis. The latter is an emergency--you could lose the testicle. ...Read more

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Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

No: This isn't the cause of a varicocele. It's just not. Enjoy your body if you want, and get with a urologist if the varicocele bothers you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the veins/tubes connected to the testicle are"swollen", have slight veiny lumps near the testicle?

What does it mean if the veins/tubes connected to the testicle are"swollen", have slight veiny lumps near the testicle?

If it is: On the left side it is most probably varicocele. I have no idea how old you are but if you are an adult I would not neglect this as sometimes "things" that happen in the kidney can cause the symptoms you have described. If you are young and have this for years I would just make sure your sperm count is good. But if all this are new, see your doctor! A urologist preferred! ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a 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 of 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 a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Many causes.: Swelling of the testicle itself can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer. Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination. ...Read more

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My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

Please see your: Doctor or go to the emergency room. You need to be examined to be properly diagnosed & rule out an emergent testicular problem. This may be something that can be observed over time, but without seeing you, is difficult to determine. ...Read more

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I have untreatable left epididymitis and noticing apparent vein infront of both testicle, will this affect my fertlity?

I have untreatable left epididymitis and noticing apparent vein infront of both testicle, will this affect my fertlity?

Fertility: This is possible, but the only manner in which this can be assessed is through sperm counts and viability measurements. See your infertility specialist. ...Read more

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I feel a small bump at the end of my left testicle wich is attached to this small bumpy coils feels like veins. Is the bump normal?

I feel a small bump at the end of my left testicle wich is attached to this small bumpy coils feels like veins. Is the bump normal?

Most likely yes: You are most likely feeling your epididymis, which is a normal structure involved in the storage of sperm. You should have the same structure on both testicles. If you are concerned about it, have a physician examine you in person to see and feel exactly what you are concerned about. ...Read more

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Hello, about 5 months ago I got hit on testicles the left was and still is swollen and the pain is starting to come back. What should I do?

Hello, about 5 months ago I got hit on testicles the left was and still is swollen and the pain is starting to come back. What should I do?

Go to ER or your doc: Need evaluation by a physician to make sure the injury did not cause damage, or did not have torsion (twisting) You may need a sonogram ...Read more

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It seems there's a solid and large vein (identifiable by touch only) that protrudes from my left testicle, but not my right. Is this normal?

It seems there's a solid and large vein (identifiable by touch only) that protrudes from my left testicle, but not my right. Is this normal?

Possibly: It's hard to know only by your description. It's possible that it just a normal anatomic variant. But is also possible that it is a so-called varicocele, an abnormally enlarge scrotal vein. Please seek help with your primary care physician. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My left testicle is swollen and I always have constant pain in the testicle. I had this for few days now, the pain started after masturbation.

My left testicle is swollen and I always have constant pain in the testicle. I had this for few days now, the pain started after masturbation.

Epididymitis?: It sounds like you may have epididymitis, an infection of the testicle. In young men (under 35), this is usually due to gonorrhea or chlamydia, but of course not if you aren't at risk for catching an STD. If pain was sudden onset, maybe testicular torsion, needs immediate care. For sure see a doctor ASAP -- if severe pain or any fever, get seen even on weekend, urgent care or ER if necessary. ...Read more

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I have 2 larger veins in my left testicle, they are purple. I can feel them and see them but they are not enormous. One is large What is that?

I have 2 larger veins in my left testicle, they are purple. I can feel them and see them but they are not enormous. One is large What is that?

Sounds like: varicocele. If you do not have any symptoms, nothing needs to be done. Minor surgery and embolizations are options for treatment, if these progress to cause pain or infertility. Consult with a urologist for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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