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Normal Epididymis Size
The doctor told me it waa normal to have a bb sized ball in or on the epididymis on the left testical and right beside the epididymis on the right one?
Appendix testis: Yes, it is due to a little (bb size) outgrowth from the testicle itself. It is usually painless, unless it twists and loses blood supply. Brief info here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/appendix_of_testis. ...Read more
My epididymus on one side is about the size of a chickpea. There does not seem to have been a change in years. Is that size normal or unusual?
Does pant size give any indication as to having a small pelvis? I wear a size 2, or 27'' pants size. And the bone pops out a bit on both sides, normal
I suppose: Since you are petit according to your clothing then it is safe to say that your pelvis is smaller than a very large person. ...Read more
My doctor said everything is normal with my testicles, the left epididymus swollen and a bb sized ball in the epudidymis on bothbut why an aching?
I've had epididymitis for over 13years, I just got treated about 2weeks ago, but the doctor did an ultrasound and they said my blood flow and testicle size and echo texture are normal, the right epididymal head is normal but I have a small 3mm cyst in b
Question: The info you were providing was cut off. Additionally it would be important to clarify what the question is. Please re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more
What is the normal size range for period clots? I have some sometimes that are about 2in long. CT of pelvis and Pelvic exam Normal. Just curious
What you described is within the normal variation in periods. However, clots usually mean more blood loss. You should consider taking oral iron supplement with multivitamins to avoid becoming anemic.
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No: As it is a small soft structure within the scrotum, it is hard to see it. It can be felt if swollen or inflamed. ...Read more
One hung low!: In 99.7% of males the left testicle is lower and larger than the right. The epididymus might be slightly larger, but if their is a major difference, you should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
Is it normal for epididymis to swell up at times and then go away, could this be a sign of a blockage? How can it be diagnosed? Worse when active
Not normal: May be a sign of infection, partial strangulation, or mass. Start with a good exam and then an ultrasound. ...Read more
Here are some...: It is hard to draw a conclusion from what you feel alone without further information on the onset, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, etc. Of the symptoms and their related sequence of events + physical exam. However, getting these related things sorted out correctly has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I was wondering if epididymitis is in the epididymis why would my fiances ball swell up to the size of a pear?
Epididymo-orchitis.: You are correct in understanding that the epididymis is an appendage of the testicle. However, they are connected, and infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) can lead to infection or at least inflammation of the testicle (orchitis). This inflammatory response causes pain, fullness, swelling, and warmth in the scrotum. He needs evaluation to make sure he is getting appropriately treated. ...Read more
Is it normal to have the right epididymis biger than the other? And when I try to grab it with my fingers I feel like a discomfort. ..
Yes: The right and left scrotal contents (testicle and epididymis) are not mirror images of each other."Grabbing"with your fingers will be uncomfortable. In case what you are interpreting as your epididymis is mass it is probably a good idea to have a doctor examine you. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel the epididymis on only one tescle because I can't feel it on my left testie, I had epididymis infection over a year ago?
It is possible: It is sometimes possible to feel one and not the other. If you have a testicle on the side in question, it is very unlikely that the epididymis would be absent. Also, if the epididymitis you had a year ago was on the side that you can now feel, it is possible that it became a little thicker after it healed so that it is now easier to feel. ...Read more
On the back-top part of the scrotum, I can feel the epididymis on the left side, but the right seems to be more attach to the scrotum is that normal??
Here are some. ..: Anatomical variation in the organs of all humans does exist, but highly varies among different organs although we all carry the same terminology for our organs. In other words, we have never been born equal despite political correctness says so. So, what you described is within their normal variation. ...Read more
Will swollen epididymis from over masturbation go back to normal? There is pain in the crotch area.
My 2 epididymis is facing unsymmetrically. My left testicle is on back-outside of scrotum; right is on back-inside of scrotum. Is this normal?
Normal. .. but. ..: No two persons have ever born symmetrically and perfectly; so are the scrotum & its contents - testes & epididymides. Clinically, a degree of variation in size, shape, position, etc. Of all paired organs such as testes or kidneys is considered to be normal as long as bringing us no mental and physical bother; 'so, leave them alone after balancing professional possibility and medical necessity. ...Read more
I have a marble sized lump on top of my left testicle (from inside) No pain, it is attached under epididymis and some part of testicle. Is it a tumor?
Swelling: Could be a tumor, but more likely a hydroele or vesicocele. Best course is to see your doctor for exam and possible ulrasound ...Read more
I have something attached to bottom of testicle, I think I have on both but is a little bigger on left one. Is that normal? Is the tail of epididymis?
Likey: Most likely, you were feeling the Globus minor portion of the epididymis. I would recommend that you be examined by a urologist to be certain. ...Read more
My epididymis on both testicals often swell up when I'm active and goes down when resting, I hav no urine infection, is this normal?
I have epididymis cysts but have recently found a lump attached to the testis under the spermatic cord; this has changed drastically in size?
Epididymis: Although what you describe still technically could be a cyst from the lower portion of the epididymis, get examined by a urologist to be certain. ...Read more
Lump next to the epididymis the appendix of testis? I had US done 4 months ago & everything was normal. Sometimes I feel like it's the epididymis?
Probably so!: Yes, if you had a normal ultrasound, then you do have an epididymis. Since it's coiled and loopy, it can feel lumpy. If you go to Wikipedia and search "epididyus" (yes, you did spell that correctly), you can view a cross section of the testicle and its adjacent structures. Then, you'll be able to "see" what you "feel." Unless you notice pain, swelling or discoloration, no worries! ...Read more
Hard lump on top of my right testicular. Grown from a tiny pepper seed to a pea size during the 2 years. It is in or under the epididymis. Near testi.
Hard lump on top of my right testicular. Turn from a tiny pepper seed to a pea size from 2 years. It is in or under the epididymis. Near testi, no pain?
What are are the symptoms of a severed epididymis? I'm 20 and my testicular self exam seemed a bit fishy, my left testicle is hanging lower than normal, and there is a dull pain in it, I couldn't trace the tube all the way back to my testicle as is is kind
Hi.: Hi. I have not heard of the epididymis being severed. However, here are a list of possible symptoms from epididymitis. Inflammation of the epididymis is called epididymitis, and it is usually caused by bacteria from the bladder or the urethra. Symptoms can include blood in the semen, discharge from the penis, tenderness or heaviness in the testicular area, fever or chills. You could experience pain with ejaculation, urination of defecation. The scrotum or groin could be painful, tender or swollen. ...Read more
Hi, I notice a lump in my scrotum, to be exact on my left testical near epididymis tube. Six months ago it enlarged in size but recently getting small?
A spermatocele: A spermatocele is cystic accumulation of sperm that arises from the head of the epididymis. It can clearly be palpated as separate from the testicle, and would not be hard and firm like a testicular cancer. The location and recent decrease in size confirm its benign nature. Usually asymptomatic and usually no treatment needed unless very large. Does not affect fertility. http://bit. Ly/1hKZ4wy ...Read more
I am a 35 yr old male. Is it normal to have the epididymis head at the bottom of one of your testicles? I have a small hydrocele on that same testicle that has been there for almost 2 years. I am allergic to penicillin and cephalasporins. I had mono 4 yea
Unclear: It is unclear what your question actually is. You may want to narrow things down a bit. ...Read more