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Pain In Left Testicle And Its Bigger Than Right One
My left testicle is about three times as big as my other one and is like an oval shape, is this abnormal?
Testicle Anatomy: It sound pretty normal to me. One testicle is the dominant one and one is the backup in case of injury to the dominant one. Healthy testicles are almond shaped. ...Read more
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
My right testicle is a lot smaller than my left one. When the sack is tight there's little difference but when it's loose there a big difference I ok?
Could be normal...: Some degree of asymmetry in shape, length, & size between both sides of the sac are normally expected reflecting the contraction & relaxation of cremasteric muscles and dartos fascia, although mild degree of hydrocele may be present. But how to sort these things out correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to get... ...Read more
My right testicles is still big after childhood mumps. I am 22 now, feel no pain but left one shrunk a little. Should I worried about infertility?
Unlikely an issue: A sperm analysis should be able to answer your personal question about possible fertility. Mumps is more likely to cause testicular issues if you have it in your late teens or adulthood. That said, it is not common for it to cause infertility. You have 2, and if one functions well enough, it could do the deed. ...Read more
Sudden pain in left testicle in midnight. After one day the pain reduced a lot, but is still there. The pain is above left testicle, what should I do?
Get PE and U/S: This could potentially be a problem, but you would not know unless you have a physical exam and an ultrasound of the testicle. You should be seen by someone soon so they can determine the cause. You can follow up with you primary care provider. ...Read more
Duration: Not necessarily unless this just occurred and is associated with other symptoms such as pain or tenderness of the testicle. Knowing your age would also be helpful. It could be a hydrocoele, or inflammation of the testicle (orchitis), hernia, or worst-case testicular cancer. If this has been a long term static condition then relax and have your doctor take a look sometime,. ...Read more
That's fine: The left one is supposed to be a little lower than the right one. It keeps them from bumping into each other. Unless the size difference is very obvious, it's a non-problem. ...Read more
I feel like there's fluid around my right testicle and it looks bigger than my left one is it normal?
My right testicle is 2 times larger than the left one. I am worried about losing a testicle. What are some ways to help?
Seek pro-evaluation: Without a look & palpation, it's hard to offer accurate Dx. Clinically, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of the pain & swelling and their potentially related Sx to urologist for analysis + exam + tests so to ensure NO recurrent testicular torsion with spontaneous detorsion or STD-related urethritis leading to epididymitis or hydrocele... ...Read more
While I touch left and right testicle I feel some difference in size and the right testicle have few nerves joinings than left one?
Left testicle is hanging much lower than normal, also it doesn't retract like the right one when coughing, etc. What can be done for this?
Testicles don't hang equally. One is always
lower than other. This is normal
the right one has less distance to retract.
I believe the lt descends into sac earlier
than the right. ...Read more
Left testicle doesn't feel as "smooth" and round like the right one. It feels like its bigger and has other things around it. Is this normal?
Evaluated...: If this is a relatively new finding for you then it would be wise to have your doctor examine you, and if necessary request a simple, non-painful, non-invasive testicular ultrasound. There could be a number of benign causes. You may simply be feeling the epididymis. Keep in mind our bodys' aren't perfectly symmetrical. Have your doctor take a look to be safe. ...Read more
Right testicle 2.4 inch in length but left maybe 2.1 inch in length is that normal? And left one takes pointy position when shrunk but right normal
Normal: What you are describing is within the range of normal. ...Read more
I got hit in the balls and my left testicle is larger (2-3x) than my right one. I tried ice and I don't believe it shrunk too much. What should I do?
Testicular Trauma: If your testicle was injured, and it is as swollen as you describe and painful, you should seek urgent evaluation by your primary care physician, urgent care, or emergency department. After you've been examined, it may be determined that an imaging test is needed to evaluate the extent of injury. ...Read more
See answer: Any persistent testicular discomfort (aka orchalgia) whether intermittent or continuous, is likely due to a "benign" cause (especially if no swelling or palpable mass) but deserves urological evaluation and exam to help determine the cause and possible treatment options as well as help allay any associated questions and anxiety. ...Read more
Testicle: That maybe scrotal skin you are feeling but if in doubt, see a doctor. ...Read more
No: If this has indeed happened, you should be examined right away. All adult makes should be performing routine monthly self testicular exams. ...Read more
See doc: Best to get a testicular exam to be sure everything 's ok. ...Read more
Sometimes but rarely my left testicle which is larger than right one has a sharp pain it. What is wrong?
Testicular pain: A painful testicle can be a symptom of swollen veins inside the scrotum (varicocele). This can result in one testicle being larger than the next and painful. A tumor is also possible as is epididymitis. You should see a urologist and have an examination and possibly an ultrasound of your testicles. ...Read more
My left testicle has the spongy cord in the back whereas the right one is in the front. No pain. Should I be worried?
NO: That is totally the way it's supposed to be ...Read more
I am a male 18 and I have one testicle about 3 times the size of my left. I have checked for lumps but no lumps and not painful need advise.?
See a doctor: This could be so many things. See a doctor for an exam and maybe an ultrasound. ...Read more
My left testicle is hanging a lot lower than normal, also it does not move at all like the right one does when coughing, etc. What can this mean?
Testis: You need to have your testes examined by a physician. One testis hanging lower than the other can be normal. It is especially worrisome if there is excruciating pain or the direction of the testicle (sideways) would indicate a more serious issue. The difference with coughing does not have much significance. ...Read more
Hello, I have 28 yo, recently, I have remarked the my left testicle becomes bigger than the right one, & after ejaculation I feel some pain on it?
My left testicle is little larger than the right one but has no pain and any other problems. Do I have to worry? Will it affect my fertility?
Testicles: This is normal. All men have one testicle that is the dominate one and one that is the back up. Normal. ...Read more
Why would one testicle hang much lower than the other one? Spermatocele cannot cause this right? Noticed my left testicle hanging low about 1 wk. Ago
Not abnormal: There is actually an interesting anatomical reason for this. Right gonadal vein empties directly into vena cava. Left empties into renal vein with slightly higher pressure. Thus, the above findings you noted can be seen in some men with no abnormal findings. ...Read more
Can a spermatocele cause your testicle to hang much lower than normal? Have one above the left one and it is hanging abnormally low and doesn't retract
Spermatocele: Spermatocele is an abnormal retention cyst or collection of fluid at the epididymis (the "cap" on the back of the testis) or rete testis and depending on the size could cause your left testis to hang "differently" than the right. You should be examined by a physician however, and if bothersome, you could have the spermatocele removed. ...Read more
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