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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 left testicle has little bumps on it, and its more sensitive then the right side, and I have a lot more loose skin what does it mean?

My left testicle has little bumps on it, and its more sensitive then the right side, and I have a lot more loose skin what does it mean?

Needs to be checked: We can not say what is causing these bumps without looking at it
so I suggest you get it checked by your family doctor to find out what is causing your symptoms
ask your parents to take you to your pediatrician to get it checked. ...Read more

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I have loose/extra scrotum skin cause I used to pull my testicles to scratch because of jock itch. Can the loose skin be eliminated by surgery?

I have loose/extra scrotum skin cause I used to pull my testicles to scratch because of jock itch. Can the loose skin be eliminated by surgery?

I'll bet you're fine: Here's the score. At you're age, you're still learning about your body. Skin on the scrotum varies from loose to tight depending on the state of the dartos muscle -- the smooth muscle that automatically contracts when you take a cold shower -- and just how a guy is put together. You really can't grow new skin just by scratching. Talk with your physician next visit or talk with friends or even Dad. ...Read more

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My testicles loose and also pain on abdomen and sometime ok without any treatment. Scrotum skin also loose?

My testicles loose and also pain on abdomen and sometime ok without any treatment. Scrotum skin also loose?

? loose: Not quite sure what you mean by being loose, but your best option to have any concerns addressed would be to get an exam of the areas and have the dr. Discuss their exam with you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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Why do I have dry skin on my testicles?

Why do I have dry skin on my testicles?

Several Causes: The skin over the testicles is the same as any skin. If the oil/sweat glands do not creat enough moisture or protection for the skin, it can be dry. This can occur from excessive washing/harsh soaps, infections (jock itch), irritation from masturbation/clothing, soap left in your clothes, etc. I would start with a moisturizing lotion, 2nd rinse underwear, gentle soap. No better, see your doc. ...Read more

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White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

White spots on testicle skin causes itching?

Need info: If your scrotum has itchy white bumps under the skin you may have inclusion cysts, infected hair follicles, etc. If the spots are on the skin and flaky you may have a fungal infection. Either way, your doctor should be able to help after an exam. ...Read more

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I have dry skin on my testicles that occurs, need advice?

I have dry skin on my testicles that occurs, need advice?

Topical moisturizer: Try a regular moisturizer like cetaphil and try a mild/gentle soap to wash with like dove. If that doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

Consult with Dr.: This should not be diagnosed over internet. Some dr. S will comment on emailed photo + phone call others need to examine in person. Could be hydrocele, inguino-scrotal hernia, trauma, torsion of testis or appendix testis, epididymitis or epipipymoorchitis, cyst of epididymis & virtually never tumor. Pediatric urologist or surgeon can diagnose in seconds. ...Read more

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Very hard white lump on testicle skin for year or so. Recently popped it like a spot yet nothing came out but feels like somethings still there.

Very hard white lump on testicle skin for year or so. Recently popped it like a spot yet nothing came out but feels like somethings still there.

Seek medical advice: Based on what you describe I would just leave it alone for now and go see your doctor. If you continue to manipulate this lesion you may make it worse. ...Read more

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Can herpes on the testicles cause the skin to flake? My testicles are flaking. I peeled off some of the skin it looks like there may be herpes under it

Here are some. ..: What you described does not fit the clinical pictures of herpes at all. However, bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of skin change over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam timely + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / counseling. ...Read more

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My testicle skin got red-colored patches. Previously my testicle skin was itching a lot and touching it was a little painful. What is happening to me?

My testicle skin got red-colored patches. Previously my testicle skin was itching a lot and touching it was a little painful. What is happening to me?

Pruritus genitalia: This is one of the neurodermatoses often triggered by stress. The more you scratch, the more you itch! . Try applying a cool compress wet to dry for 3-4 minutes and then apply OTC hydrocortisone 1% ointment. If this stil is not helping, you need to consult a dernatologist for stronger topical steroids and possibly oral antihistamines. ...Read more

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Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

? fungal: More than likely this is a fungal rash (jock itch) but should be looked at by md if no improvement after treatment. ...Read more

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Can there be infection in the skin of testicles?

Can there be infection in the skin of testicles?

Yes: The skin around the testicles can be infected. If it is rapidly spreading, seek medical attention immediately! ...Read more

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How come the skin on my testicles itch?

How come the skin on my testicles itch?

Scrotal itch: This is a form of 'jock itch' from a candida or fungus from the female vagina. It is a normal growth in the female vagina (moist, dark, and warm environment' it is transferred during sex and is not a significant problem. Try some desinex athlete's foot powder on the scrotum to dry and clear the scrotum. ...Read more

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Dry flakey skin on the testicle sack and very red?

Probable fungal infe: Try jock itch meds over the counter if not resolved, there is no sense guessing without a lot more information. Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more

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Skin breakdown under testicles how do I treat the skin?

Skin breakdown under testicles how do I treat the skin?

Possible heat rash: Several possibilities include heat rash, allergic dermatitis (e.g. to change in laundry detergent), and untreated 'jock itch' which is fungal. You should first try drying agents, e.g. goldbond; if that does not take care of the problem see your PCP who might refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my testicle but it is open and a little wet on the open part and the skin around it is dry. What could it be?

Sounds like: An infection, even std. Even though it could be just a benign skin cyst, you should consult with a urologist just to make sure. ...Read more

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Sometimes the skin on my left testicle would itch. It mostly itches after I finish taking a shower and put on my underwear. The itch isn't persistent?

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Sometimes the skin on my left testicle would itch. It mostly itches after I finish taking a shower and put on my underwear. The itch isn't persistent?

Here are some. ..: Glad to know the left hemiscrotal itch just transient after shower. How long has it been? Recurring each time? You may take a look at the itching spot if there is any change in color or texture of affected skin. If yes, try gentle washing without any physical or chemical irritation to it and see it may evolve. If worsening, try topical steroid. If not helpful, seek evaluation to make sure... ...Read more

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What is a dry scaly patch of skin on the testicles?

What is a dry scaly patch of skin on the testicles?

Dry skin: The scrotal skin is very thin. Contact dermatitis is most common. Other conditions may present, such as psoriasis. If discoloration is present, seek an md. Cancer must be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have some black spots on the skin of my testicles. How can they be removed? Thanks

I have some black spots on the skin of my testicles. How can they be removed? Thanks

Angiokeratomas?: Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/angiokeratoma#section_2
go to the above site and view the scrotal picture and see if it looks the same. If so these are like dilated capillaries and contain blood and are not necessary to treat unless they keep bleeding. They are not easy to remove if there's a lot of them. They can be cauterized. If you think your spots may be something different have a doctor look. ...Read more

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Right testicle hurt for 3 days now it stopped but theirs a red rash with dry skin developing?

Right testicle hurt for 3 days now it stopped but theirs a red rash with dry skin developing?

Testicle pain: I recommend you see your physician or a urologist asap to make sure your testicle is not compromised. Don't disregard any testicular pain for fear of losing sperm production and endangering your fertility. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a red spot on my left testicle skin. It's raised and feels weird when I touche it. What could it be?

Must be seen by uro: The red spots on the scrotum are usually small hemangiomas (collection of blood vessels), they can bleed with friction from under clothing. Small warts, small mole or skin tags are a possibility, I would suggest that you should see a urologist or a dermotologist. ...Read more

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Few weeks my testicles been swollen feel something in my right one in the left it looks like more skin hanging and I have a on/off headache. What's it?

Few weeks my testicles been swollen feel something in my right one in the left it looks like more skin hanging and I have a on/off headache. What's it?

Swollen testicle: It is possible that you have a hydrocoele. Check with a urologist for evaluation and treatment. The headache may be due to the prednisome you are taking and not related to your testicular problem. ...Read more