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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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Two weeks ago i had surgery for a left inguinal hernia and hydrocele (marsupialized). The left testicle is now positioned at the top of the scrotum. Will it drop into the normal position later?

Two weeks ago i had surgery for a left inguinal hernia and hydrocele (marsupialized).   The left testicle is now positioned at the top of the scrotum.  Will it drop into the normal position later?

Maybe: You may just be experiencing swelling that has caused the retraction on the testicle. It should drop back into place. If it hasn't recovered by around 6 weeks post-op, see your surgeon. Btw, you should call him with your concerns. ...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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Pain in lower abdomen and left testicle with rapid scrotum expansion and contractions, can it be something serious?

Pain in lower abdomen and left testicle with rapid scrotum expansion and contractions, can it be something serious?

Yes: You need to see your doctor. Young folks your age can get testicular cancer, especially if the problem persists. However, can also be a hernia or something else benign. If gets better after pushing contents back in, it could be a hernia. Still need a doc to examine it. Could also be a cyst. ...Read more

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Having dull aches/mild discomfort between my lower abdomen and scrotum when i masturbate. Both my testicles are also horizontal. Any concern?

Having  dull aches/mild discomfort between my lower abdomen and scrotum when i masturbate. Both my testicles are also horizontal. Any concern?

Orgasm in men: Can come with symptoms as you describe. If your testes are truly horizontal, a local doctor can confirm this for you. If the plumbing is still working correctly, I do not know of anyone that would surgically do something to make them 'upright'. If symptoms progress, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have swelling in scrotum area with extra muscle like stuff on top of right testicle,with pulling sensation from scrotum till upper abdomen. pls advi?

I have swelling in scrotum area with extra muscle like stuff on top of right testicle,with pulling sensation from scrotum till upper abdomen. pls advi?

Schedule appointment: Based on your brief description, it sounds like you may have a growing hernia. You should see your family doctor and get a referral to a surgeon if this is indeed a hernia. If the pain and swelling go away, Is less likely but always possible to still be a hernia. Best advice is to call your doctor and try to schedule an appointment soon. ...Read more

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Hey!! I have been experiencing periodic pain in my groin that would radiate to scrotum and right testicle, the pain occurs and non uniformtimeinterval?

Need more info...: Any men with highly variable intensity, duration, interval, etc. of testicular and after ruling out the pain possibly related with neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, inflammatory/infectious origins, etc. should be considered to have intermittent testicular torsion, esp. at young age. How to sort these related things for good care can be done by following http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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I have pain in my left groin and testicle is slightly tender. Both testicles are just outside of scrotum when i lay down. Should i go to er?

I have pain in my left groin and testicle is slightly tender.   Both testicles are just outside of scrotum when i lay down.  Should i go to er?

Yes!: You could have a twisted testicle (torsion), or an infection of some part od the male "plumbing". Either situation is potentially very serious and needs evaluation and appropriate treatment in a timely manner. ...Read more

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My son is 1yr old. At his checkup, his doctor had to search for his testicles in his groin. He brought testicles down to his scrotum. Undescended?

My son is 1yr old. At his checkup, his doctor had to search for his testicles in his groin. He brought testicles down to his scrotum. Undescended?

Here are some...: If the "missing" testicle could be easily and manually manipulated from inguinal region down to the scrotum, his such testicle is called retractile, not undescended testicle, which is worthwhile to just watch and see for at least additional 6 months if you and doctor can reliably collaborate. If not or not evolving as expected, bring it down surgically (orchiopexy) by skillful surgeon, More? see.. ...Read more

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Unsevere pain scrotum. Afraid of testicular torsion (am hypochondric). have feeling testicles can rotate freely. inflammatory reactieve nodes groin.

See below: Testicular torsion usually characterized by acute onset of pain in one testicle often accompanied by swelling, higher riding testicle, reddened scrotum, nausea and possible vomiting. Best diagnosed by physical exam and Doppler ultrasound. If torsion present, requires prompt surgery, preferably within 6 hours of symptom onset, to detorse and save testicle. Your symptoms not suggestive of torsion. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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