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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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Mild pain on the top part of the right testicle. it's only painful when I touch it. no pain anywhere else and this has been 3 days it's like this.

Mild pain on the top part of the right testicle. it's only painful when I touch it. no pain anywhere else and this has been 3 days it's like this.

See urologist timely: Continue recording the degree and progress of the pain as well as possible discomfort in urination with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to urologist for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and test as needed, so to deduce possible Dx - epididymitis (STD-related) or possible intermittent testicular torsion or ?. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have pain in my right testicle. i can feel a small pointy thing above the testicle like on the nerve or something that is very painful to touch.

I have pain in my right testicle. i can feel a small pointy thing above the testicle like on the nerve or something that is very painful to touch.

See a Urologist: There are many causes of testis pain. Infection, torsion or testis cancer all can present with pain. I would advice you to have a physical exam done by a Urologist and to get a testis ultrasound. Most of the time the exam will be normal and nothing to worry about, However, we always need to make sure to get checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a tiny lump that is painful to touch on right testicle?

What to do if I have a tiny lump that is painful to touch on right testicle?

Here are some ...: Is a "tiny" lump on scrotal skin or its wall or inside the scrotum? Being on or in scrotal wall, it can be easily palpated by ordinary hands; if inside the sac, a tiny lump is not easy for ordinary inexperienced hand to differentiate if it's on or inside or outside the testis, but such indeed terrifies some men. So, have the experienced hands to help you figure it out as needed. Best wish .. ...Read more

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I have a veiny, stringy substance around or attached to my left testicle that is not always present and can be painful to the touch. Sexually active?

I have a veiny, stringy substance around or attached to my left testicle that is not always present and can be painful to the touch. Sexually active?

Epididymis: You may be feeling the epididymis, normal tubules toward the back of the testis. Look this structure up. It can be inflamed at times and be tender. Hydrate well, try some hot soaks, and see how you do. ...Read more

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My boyfriend noticed one testicle was swollen this morning and is tender and slightly painful to the touch. Yesterday and today he drove a lot. ?

My boyfriend noticed one testicle was swollen this morning and is tender and slightly painful to the touch. Yesterday and today he drove a lot. ?

See dr.: Causs of testicular pain include infection, trauma, and torsion. Infection is epididimoorchitis and usually treated wtih antibiotics. Trauma is usually treated by support and sometimes warm and cold compresses. Torsion is where testicle gets twisted and can lose its blood supply. This is serious because can lose testicle with subsequent necrosis. ...Read more

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I'm 34 i had orchiopexy done when i was 10 ever since its very tender and paiful when touched. Also the testicle changes size and form. Is this normal?

I'm 34 i had orchiopexy done when i was 10 ever since its very tender and paiful when touched. Also the testicle changes size and form. Is this normal?

Testicular pain: You need to be evaluated by urologist. This is not a normal condition. It is possible that you developed a hydro-seal, also you may have a form of reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Only a thorough exam can shed some light on the subject. ...Read more

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Lef testicle is very hard/ slightly painful if touched. Was just treated for orchitis. Took multiple rounds of antibiotics cipro (ciprofloxacin) 2-3 weeks. macrobid2 weeks. doxycycline 10 days. now 2 weeks off cipro (ciprofloxacin), still hard?

Lef testicle is very hard/ slightly painful if touched. Was just treated for orchitis. Took multiple rounds of antibiotics cipro (ciprofloxacin) 2-3 weeks. macrobid2 weeks. doxycycline 10 days.  now 2 weeks off cipro (ciprofloxacin), still hard?

Needs more diagnosis: All standard bacterial infections that cause epididymitis or orchitis should have responded to those antibiotics. Seems time to consider other causes like TB, certain fungal infections, or non-infectious causes. Some drugs can do this as a side effect. And, without meaning to alarm you, testicular cancer may be a consideration. Follow up with your doctor. If not a urologist, ask for referral. ...Read more

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Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more