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I think I have spermatocele, but it feels attached to my testicle by a tiny thread. Is this not spermatocele?

I think I have spermatocele, but it feels attached to my testicle by a tiny thread. Is this not spermatocele?

A medical check: by your physician should be able to confirm what you are feeling in your scrotum. Sorry, trying to visualize your palpation is just a little difficult. ...Read more

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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Why my spermatocele is getting larger ?If i don't remove it does it couse anything serious?And if i remove it do I have to remove my testicle for it?

Why my spermatocele is getting larger ?If i don't remove it does it couse anything serious?And if i remove it do I have to remove my testicle for it?

Spermatocele: Spermatoceles are benign cystic structures above the testicle. They are generally only removed if they become inflamed or so large that they're causing discomfort with movement. A competent urologist will be able to remove the spermatocele without damaging the testicle. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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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What can I do for spermatocele testicle cyst pain help?

What can I do for spermatocele testicle cyst pain help?

Not suppose to!: See you doc for a second look and exam. I want this done asap! if lots of pain go to the er! could be cancer :( or a twisted testes - ouch! ...Read more

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My gp says I have spermatocele on epididymis. Could he be wrong and the thing is really on my testicle?

My gp says I have spermatocele on epididymis. Could he be wrong and the thing is really on my testicle?

Spermatocele: Usually can feel separate from testes ultrasound good idea for double check. ...Read more

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I know I have a varciocele, and I also have a lump in the top of my testicle. Could this be a spermatocele that has been caused by the varciocele?

Here are some...: Varicocele is varicose veins of pampiniform venous plexus of spermatic vein, which present in some 15% of men with 90% of them on left side and 10% on both sides; spermattocele is cyst(s) of epididymides, which contain light milk-colored fluid with sperms, usually at the head of epididymides. So, both are unrelated in origin and structure. More? Ask doc, preferably urologist. Best wish... ...Read more

Spermatocele (Definition)

Collection of sperm which has walled off and is sitting ...Read more