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My son had a bilateral testes fixation, I feel that the two testes are not in the scrotum, I feel them higher in place. Is that normal or not?
Depends: Bilateral testes fixation is the main treatment for testicular torsion since it prevents recurrence of torsion on opposite side. It really depends on how long ago the procedure took place. Since you feel that the testicles are higher in place, you should see your family practice physician for further questions. ...Read more
My son 15wks. Had 2 scans on testes, as Dr unsure if descended. They think high up in scrotum. Why is this? Is it bad? Will they drop on there own?
Be patient: If lost in the belly they can't be monitored for testis cancer (midlife) & may impair fertility. 15 wks is early to be worried. They may or may not drop as desired by 9-12m & if not, they can be brought down surgically. Your primary will monitor the situation for a while and send you for a consultation if it looks like you need to plan for additional treatment. ...Read more
My 10 year old son's testes had to be removed due to thecancer, rhabdomyosarcoma, 5 years ago. Now the doctor noticed that the other testes' size is larger than normal. What should I do?
Bilateral undescended testes uppermost part of inguinal canal 4 year old son. How long is surgery? Any other options befire doing the surgery? Risks?
Doctor can check: If there appears to be 3 testicles, a primary care doctor can examine to see what the third one is (because it is not likely to be a true testicle). The doctor might order an ultrasound scan to see what is in the third one. ...Read more
Congenital, acquired: Congenital:- maldescent, ectopia or absence: klinefelter's syndrome: macroorchidism with fragile xsyndrome; ovotestis in hermaphrodites & v. Rare duplication or spleno-gonadal fusion. Acquired:- hydrocele; varicocele; cancer; benign teratoma; mumps orchitis; epididymo-orchitis; testis torsion or torsion of appendix testis; trauma &/or rupture; leukemic or lymphoma infiltrate. ...Read more
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Cryptorchism: Is a condition of abnormal development where one or more testicles are not descended into the scrotum. The testicles may still be in the abdomen or high in the inguinal canal or retractile. Some infants are born with only one testicle, and this is thought to be a result of some intrauterine insult, such as torsed testes, which blocks blood supply. Viral orchitis can also cause shrinkage of testes ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Very likely you may have so-called hydrocele. Nonetheless, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of scrotal swelling and its potentially related symptoms over time to the Doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed such as US so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care / counseling. ...Read more
With orchidometer: 2 kinds of orchidometer, one is like beads of different sizes/volumes, the other has oval cut-outs of different sizes corresponding to different volumes. Vert accurate measurements can be made by scrotal ultrasound. A tape measure is the least accurate, but can be used. ...Read more
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Testis: It is not normal to have just one testis. If one testis is absent you should be checked by a doctor whether you have undescended testis which could turn cancerous. ...Read more
Testes: It is normal to have mild size discrepancies between the testes. Also, they may lie within the scrotum at different angles, creating the illusion of a size discrepancy. If there is a significant size discrepancy, however, it is probably abnormal. If you have concerns, you should see your doctor to get examined. ...Read more
No: It is very common and normal for testicles to be slightly different in size. This does not increase chances of malignancy in the future providing the testes are anatomically normal (i.e. No masses, lumps, nodules, etc.). ...Read more
A row of testes?: Since a "row" requires the presence of more than two objects, I'm not sure how your testicles could ever be positioned in a row. ...Read more
Old wives tale: This is one of those personal/medical tales with no basis in fact. There is extremely little variation in testicle size and if someone has an obvious enlargement it is probably due to some dysfunction that needs investigation. For this, see your urologist. Otherwise there is no relationship between minor testicular size and any personality characteristic. ...Read more
Can the size of testes decrease after the age of 25 if yes then due to what reasons tel in detail?
Usually not.: If you notice a decrease in size of both testicles, this can be a sign of testicular atrophy. This condition is usually caused by taking medications that affect hormones, such as Anabolic steroids other causes of decreased size are torsion or infection, but this is usually on one side. If you notice a change in the size or character of either testicle, see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more
My left testes is larger and hangs lower no pain, I see this from age 15 now I am 29 is this normal?
Here are some...: What you described may suggest the presence of mild hydrocele or varicocele, but should carry no clinical significance or importance because of its 14-year quiescence. Besides, the level of positioning of both sides of the sac always differs and varies to reflect how you're born and you're relaxed. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling. Best wish to health... ...Read more
My testes seem to be squeezed together. Yesterday they hung by themselves but they seem to be connected today.
Probably OK: This is unlikely anything to worry about since they are not permanently connected. Keep an eye on them and if you continue to be worried about it, ask your doctor the next time you see him ...Read more
One of my testes are split in half but are still attached. I'm not sure how long I've had it. Maybe from a hit?
Be examined to....: Your surest thing to assure what you've concerned about a split testis is let professional eyes to inspect the external genitalia, professional hands & fingers to palpate testes & other intrascrotal contents, to transilluminate the scrotum, and to get a scrotal US as needed, after reviewing detailed history. More? To http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html ...Read more
My right testes size is 2.2x1.3x0.9 CM and my left testes size is 2.1x1.3x0.7 cm. It's quite small for a 23yr old guy right?
Not Medically Known:
This is not something that is tracked in medicine. There is no such standard and there is no medical reason to know what at any given moment the structure of the scrotum is. This changes with body heat, the state of hydration, etc.
What is known medically is that one testicle in the male is more dominant than the other and that one will be larger than the other. ...Read more