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Are testicular implants used to completely replace testicles?

Are testicular implants used to completely replace testicles?

Cosmetically only.: When a testicle is removed, the scrotum will appear empty on that side. One option is to place a testicular prosthesis, which has a silicone shell filled with saline. This helps to establish a normal appearance to the scrotum. The implant does not perform any of the functions of a normal testicle, however, which is to produce sperm and release hormones such as testosterone. ...Read more

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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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I am 1 year post partum. I have nexplanon implant for 1 year. My lower abdomen is very sore, hurts if touched, bloated, back pain, pelvis feels odd.

I am 1 year post partum. I have nexplanon implant for 1 year. My lower abdomen is very sore, hurts if touched, bloated, back pain, pelvis feels odd.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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What cell types make up the majority of a testicle? Sperm? Sertoli? Leydig? Also could you give approximate %s?

What cell types make up the majority of a testicle? Sperm? Sertoli? Leydig? Also could you give approximate %s?

Testicles: Lydig Cells are the most prevalent in terms of numbers Curtail cells are less in number but bigger in size. The functions of each are different and in terms of total function, it is irrelevant what percentage of cells is higher than the other. Sperm cells are produce in the tubules of the testicles. It is a curious question with not many clinical application save in special circumstances ...Read more

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I have 2 lumps above each testicle, and they both move around, but seem to stay on the top area of each one. Does this sound familiar? Also should I s

I have 2 lumps above each testicle, and they both move around, but seem to stay on the top area of each one. Does this sound familiar? Also should I s

Bump on testicle: I have 2 lumps above each testicle, and they both move around, but seem to stay on the top area of each one. Does this sound familiar? Also should I s ANS: suspect you are feeling your vas defferens. Google for images. Bumps in testicles should always be checked with your Dr.Caught early cancer of testis is curable. ...Read more

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'i have swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do?'

'i have swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do?'

Posible hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

I have warts  and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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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

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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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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 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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I have a bump on my rt testicle. What is that?.

A guess: Would be the "vas deferens" the "cap over the testicle which collects the sperm.....A GUESS IS NOT ENOUGH YOU MUST GET THIS CHECKED OUT BY YOUR PCP OR A UROLOGIST do not delay! Hope this helps Good luck Dr Z ...Read more

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What happens to the testicle as it enters necrosis?

What happens to the testicle as it enters necrosis?

Testis: Necrosis means death of the testicle. It eventually shrinks and essentially disappears. If you are concerned about fertility, necrosis of the testicle in the scrotum may lead to production of antibodies that may lead to infertility. ...Read more

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I found something tethered to my testicle what might it be?

Testicle: Your body? Seriously though you may be worried about cancer. You are probably just feeling the normal attachments to the testicle which include the epididymis and spermatic cord. A hard lump inside the testicle is concerning. ...Read more

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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more