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My Testicles Are Getting Bigger
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
I'm in 16.do my testicles will get bigger? . and will they stop growing? . what is the normal size of testicles?
Here are some. ..: A repeated old Q! You still have at least 2-year time span to grow your penis until marching into adulthood since physical growth is personally unique, pre-determined by genetic code, and cannot grow artificially with pills, herbs, etc. As constantly claimed and touted online. So, beware to burn your pocket to lose money with no benefits... ...Read more
What does it mean if the veins in my sack connected to my testicles get bigger? (serious question)
Varicocele: Sounds like you have a varicocele or dilation of veins supplying the testicle. More common on the left side, are generally described as "bag of worms". Varicoceles may cause pain, testis damage/atrophy (generally when they develop in younger males), and infertility. If the varicocele is resulting in one of these symptoms, treatment may be necessary. ...Read more
I have a lump in my left testicle, which has been getting bigger. There is no pain associated with this but I do stop urinating midstream quite a bit.
See a doctor: And have them examine the lump to make sure it is not a tumor. ...Read more
I have a lump about the size of a pencil between my testicles and upper left thigh. It has been getting longer and bigger in the last month or so. It is extremely itchy and seems to get a little bigger every day. I did not think much of it at first
Skin tag: Sounds like of life's little blessings, a skin tag. Easily addressed if annoying, or let it be if not. ...Read more
My 3 old son his testicles getting bigger 3 days, see have changes, what happen to my baby, please held, im so worried?
See doc: Best to get a testicular exam to be sure everything 's ok. ...Read more
I'm concerned yes my boyfriend of 14 years has had a hernia in his groin area for almost 8 to 9 years and its just getting bigger, it has pushed his man hood all the way over to the side and now looks to only have one testicle instead of 2, he's afraid to
Harder to fix: The bigger they are, the harder they are to repair. It will never improve without repair, and more than likely continue to enlarge, I have seen them the size if a football. Additionally, if he waits until the symptoms become more severe, he may need emergency operation, which is riskier that planned operation. ...Read more
Can a very small varicoele cause discomfort when standing for long periods of time? I was told only big ones do, but I always get that heavy feeling on one testicle if I stand for a few hours. I have a grade one varicocele. Does this make sense/ normal?
Unusual & unlikely: Small varicoceles are not usually associated with discomfort. However there are always exceptions to almost any rule. Treatment would depend upon how much this bothers you. Alternative is live with it & accept discomfort or sit down if this is possible. ...Read more
I hav a boil on my left testical sack, big. Very painfull. It feels its getting bigger and bigger 2cm big. I use for the past 2 days bindoclav 1000mg?
Scrotal skin: If the lesion is limited to the scrotal skin then it may need to be incised and drained by a physician. Anabiotic with staph coverage is also recommend. ...Read more
Collection of tortuous veins in left scrotum, feel like a "bag of worms" when standing ; can not be felt when recumbent. No you do not get hemorrhoids in the scrotum or testicle.
Varicoceles usually do not, but may cause any pain or discomfort. See a urologist if your condition causes any significant discomfort. ...Read more
First make sure you are truly talking about large testicles and not a large scrotum! ...It is different!
large testicles cannot be reduced in size by any means other than hormonal therapy or surgical.
The scrotum can be reduced in size by different means, depending on the origin of the enlargement. Unconvetional home remedies can be dangerous. ...Read more
Yest, it would. ..: Depriving circulation from testicular torsion leads to expected tissue damage with ischemia. Besides, for unclear reason, some damage to sperm producing ability may happen to the contralateral testis. So, professional awareness and timely action are the essence of caring for testicular torsion. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your doctor can perform an exam and tell you what is normal and not normal. You should learn how to do self testicular exams every month. What you are feeling is likely your epididymis (on both sides) which is where sperm is stored on its way from the testicle to the vas deferens and finally out the urethra. The only person who can confirm this is your doctor. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: The best advice is to see a doctor and have the problem properly evaluated. The internet is not the place to supply the answer you need. ...Read more
I get sudden sharp pain in my right testicle it goes away then comes back. Is it testicle torsion?
Highly possible...: If the features of onset, degree, duration, interval of testicular pain is highly variable with associated nausea and inguinal/lower abdominal pain, intermittent testicular torsion is highly possible. Because of such elusive features, many torsions have been mismanaged with repeated us and mistreated with antibiotics for yrs ; yrs before someone carries out professional keenness to figure it out. ...Read more
I'm very confused, because one of my testicles come up, and it get up in relative with the other one.
Here are some. ..: The anatomical level - positioning - of both testes may widely vary among all men, but carries no clinical importance as long as being comfortable and functional. So, it's normal to see both testes at different level and they may move up or down reflecting the contraction of cremasteric muscles along the spermatic cord in response to emotional status or environmental temperature or physical stimul ...Read more
Undescended testicle question? If you didn't get it out when a child, should it be removed as an adult?
Relocation possible: You don't necessarily remove it completely. You cannot monitor it for changes that would suggest cancer if it sits hidden in your abdomen, but it may still provide proper hormonal support for your body.Surgery to relocate to your scrotum may be possible. If not and the other normal testis is in the scrotum it could be removed without harming your system. ...Read more
I want to get a testicle transplant since I only have one. Is it possible to transplant a working testicle?
No.: A working testicle cannot be transplanted; but this is usually is not functionally necessary since fertility & hormone function can be maintained with one testicle. A testicular prosthesis, which has a silicone shell filled with saline can be placed, but is cosmetic & does not perform any of the functions of a normal testicle, which is to produce sperm and release hormones such as testosterone. ...Read more
I get a tickling sensation in the right testicle. I have a habit of masturbation daily. What is the problem?
Masturbation: This is the time to see a Psychologist. He/she will take you through this and you should be fine. Won't happen in one clinic visit but you will end up just fine. ...Read more
Every once in a while I get a mild pain on my left testicle as the pain travels up a bit into my pelvic region. What is this?
Testicular pain: A full exam and some test can better determine if it is anything serious. If there is no blood in urine or ejaculate or mass on testicle than likely nerve pain that is fleeting. Need to check for infection and have an exam for hernias varicoceles hydroceles masses or lymph nodes. ...Read more
Do your testicles and urine get check every physical. I had them checked last year and everything was fine. I'm 16 btw. Just wondering.
Medical Norms: In most parts of medicine checking a teenager's testicles during a physical exam is unnecessary and improper. One only should examine this part of the body when there is a concern or problem. ...Read more
I am 74 years old and have had a fairly large softish growth on my right testicle for quite some time. I also get a pain in my right groin.
Can epididymo-orchitis cause the affected testicle to temporarily get smaller, ride higher - particularly when tired or after hot shower, etc?
I was diagnosed with hydrocele in left testicle but I am having fever from past 3 weeks is it due to hydrocele or I need to get it checked again?
M-46. Ever since I jumped from a height when I was 10 years old, I saw that one of my testicles became big. The size is still big. How to reduce it?
When I squeeze my left testicle, I get referred pain deep in my left lower abs (iliopsoas maybe?) and analogously with the right. No pain otherwise.
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