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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 size really what matters?

Is testicle size really what matters?

Size matters: Its really wallet size that counts! testicle size can determine testosterone levels if too small - it can affect sexual function. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a third testicle?

Is it possible to have a third testicle?

No: You likely have a cyst on the epididymis called a spermatocele. It's totally benign but only a good exam or ultrasound can tell for sure. ...Read more

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Why might I have a pain in my left testicle a pinkish tint in my siemen?

Why might I have a pain in my left testicle a pinkish tint in my siemen?

Injury? Infection?: This could be from an injury; but if no obvious trauma, maybe an infection like epididymitis. If at risk for STDs, chlamydia or gonorrhea is possible. See a doctor ASAP, especially if pain is increasing or severe. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle with pain. ?

Swollen testicle: A swollen testicle with pain is an emergency situation. Go to the ER ASAP ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a 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 of 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 a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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What testicle surgeries are safe?

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What testicle surgeries are safe?

Here are some ...: Largely, surgery on testicles is safe under experienced hands. For the diseases directly related with testis such as possible its cancer or undescented testis or communicating hydrocele, the procedure is done through inguinal incision; for disorders indirectly related with testis such as hydrocele, spermatocele, torsion of tesis or appendages, its traumatic rupture, via scrotal incision. But, safe ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele(fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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Testicle suddenly bleeding non stop?

Testicle suddenly bleeding non stop?

See Dr : Bleeding is not normal from the testicle, if non stop, you need to see a dr. Asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in right testicle?

See a doctor: Swelling and pain in the testicle can be an infection needing antibiotics, a condition that requires immediate surgery, or a minor problem that needs no treatment at all. It is sometimes very difficult to tell the difference. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat scabs on my testicle?

Vaseline: The real question is why are you getting scabs on your testicles? You should see a urologist or a dermatologist to find out why. ...Read more

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What causes a heterogeneous testicle?

May be just a...: "heterogeneous" may be just used to describe the tissue texture of testis as seen on ultrasound or microscopic tissue exam to denote having various components with different sound reflections or histological looking. If more doubt, ask doctor for detail. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a dead testicle?

What are symptoms of a dead testicle?

No sensation : If you try to squeeze it. Also will slowly resorb ; disappear. Maybe should consult a urologist. ...Read more

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How do i know if my testicle is dead?

Ultrasound: You would likely need to have an ultrasound done of the testicle to see if there is blood flow into that testicle as well for comparison size of the other testicle and testosterone lab tests. ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

See your doctor: Common acute causes of scrotal pain include: testicular torsion, torsion of testicular appendage, epididymitis, orchitis, traumatic injury to scrotum, strangulated inguinal hernia. If you are having pain, see your family practice doctor. ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts off to the side?

My left testicle hurts off to the side?

Fever or no fever: No fever: could be intermittent testis torsion, torsion of appendix testis (onset for either would be sudden), spermatocele (you might be able to feel a small spherical structure above the testis) or varicocele (feels like a "bag of worms when standing and goes away when you are lying down) with fever: epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis (pain onset not sudden). ...Read more

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Why is it that my right testicle hurts?

Here are some...: Testicular hurt (or orchialgia) may be related with some inflammatory change, bleeding, etc., or the disorders in the regional nerves, spine, muscle, etc., or hernia. To sort these things out correctly has not to be hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, ... ...Read more

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Why would my testicle be flaky and red?

Why would my testicle be flaky and red?

Fungus: The most likely cause is a fungal infection ("jock itch"). Make sure you keep things very dry down there. You can certainly try an over the counter fungus cream and apply it 2-3 times per day for a week and see if that helps. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery childrens medical center dallas 214-456-06. ...Read more

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Mass above left testicle...Is it normal?

Mass above left testicle...Is it normal?

Not normal: Needs to be checked by urologist. Non hard or cystic swelling above testicle is likely a spermatocele or cyst of head of epididymis. Tumor of testis or rare spermatic cord tumor must be ruled out if mass is hard. Epididymal cysts are benign & prognosis, if treated promptly, for vast majority of testis tumors is ver good. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do for a swollen testicle?

What should I do for a swollen testicle?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of swelling in the scrotum, such as infections of the testicle or epididymis (orchitis) or accumulations of fluid (hydrocele, spermatocele). Many are benign, but infections & tumors should be evaluated & cannot be missed. See you primary care physician or a urologist. A detailed history and physical exam can determine if a scrotal ultrasound is necessary for further workup. ...Read more

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Does a dead testicle need to be removed?

Does a dead testicle need to be removed?

Testicle: If there is torsion or twisting to the cord leading to a testicle it is a medical emergency. Surgery will be performed. Please see your doctor ASAP if you think you have a testicle problem. It can lead to other problems. Please do this right now. Peace and good health. (If you mean that you have a low sperm count, that is a different matter.) ...Read more

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How do I identify I have a dead testicle?

How do I identify I have a dead testicle?

Interesting question: There will not necessarily be much to see just looking at it. Depending on the circumstances and the time frame it may be big and swollen or small and atrophied. The test would be an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Could a testicle injury affect fertility?

Could a testicle injury affect fertility?

If only 1 testicle: ... Was injured, and the other 1 was fine, fertility should be ok. If both testicles were severely injured, that would have more serious implications for fertility. Minor testicular injuries should have no effect on fertility. ...Read more

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Tiny white lumps all around testicle sack?

Lumps vs bumps: If you are noticing tiny white bumps on scrotum, with no redness or pain, theses could be benign. Check with your doctor if these change appearance, get bigger in size ir seem to have fluid inside or start hurting p. Feel better ...Read more

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2 white unpoppable bumps on testicle sack?

2 white unpoppable bumps on testicle sack?

Bump: It is likely a keratin cyst. These sometimes drain on their own but need to be seen and often need antibiotics for treatment if they get infected. ...Read more

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