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Why pain in left testicle?

Why pain in left testicle?

Some reasons...: True testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting off an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by the doctor is needed. ...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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Is testicle are same in size?

Is testicle are same in size?

yes: A small difference in testicle size is normal. A varicocele or prior trauma may result in a larger difference in testicular size. A mass in a testicle may also make one testicle larger than the other. If this last scenario is the case, you should visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you grow a third testicle?

No: No, you cannot grow a third testicle. However, you can develop a benign cyst or a tumor that may mimic a third testicle. If a "third" testicle is identified, this should be evaluated by your doctor to do appropriate testing to determine if this is a benign condition or possible malignancy. ...Read more

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How to make my testicle longer?

How to make my testicle longer?

Stimulation: Only way to make anything bigger is thru manual and hormonal stimulation. Manual stimulation thru exercise and massage. Hormonal stimulation from increasing lh & fsh, the hormones that stimulate testis to produce testosterone and sperm respectively. ...Read more

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What does a large testicle mean?

What does a large testicle mean?

See details: There are several causes. You need to see a urologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Why would my right testicle hurt?

Why would my right testicle hurt?

See doctor: Could be an infection or a testicular torsion among other causes.If it is a torsion this is a medical emergency so see a doctor now. ...Read more

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What causes one enlarged testicle?

What causes one enlarged testicle?

Possible tumor: A hard enlarged testicle is cancer until proven otherwise. Soft enlargement of the scrotum can be due to a hydrocele (fluid around the testis) also both can coexist. Have your dr. Order a scrotal ultrasound to find out. Testis tumors have a very high cure rate, but, the sooner they are diagnosed and treated the better. ...Read more

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Testicle split in two, what to do?

Testicle split in two, what to do?

Very unusual: Testicles do not split in 2. Maybe have a cyst of epididymis which feels like a second testis, or head of epididymis is separate from testis ; feels like a "split". Double testicles on one or both sides can occur but are extremely rare. ...Read more

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Why would a testicle go up inside?

Temperature. : A retractile testicle moves closer to the body as a means to control the temperature inside the testis. The action is performed by the cremasteric muscle which surrounds the testic and spermatic cord. In children, the presence of open channel could allow a retractile testis to move up into the abdominal cavity. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more