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Testicle Will Able Testosterone Regular Person
If my child has one undescended testicle, will he be able to produce the same amount of testosterone as a regular person?
Yes: Children with one testicle as they grow up, they are able to have children without any problems, provided the other testicle is working well. The level of testesteron is less, but it doesn't affect the ability to have babies or secondary sexual characteristics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What to do if i heard lack of testosterone causes depression, what if the person has no testicles?
Yes: If you're asking whether absence of one testicle will be noticeable, then the answer is no, assuming the other one left remaining is functional. Not only can one functional testicle produce enough testosterone to keep a man masculinized, it's also enough to keep him fertile. In other words, you won't notice any clinical difference after an orchiectomy (surgical removal of testicle). ...Read more
Usually no: Usually not, but how did you lose the other one; or were you born with an undescended testis? ...Read more
Most likely not.: The second testicle (if normally functioning) is able to "pick up the slack" and produce adequate testosterone without a change in your "manhood". However, if there is already an issue with the testicle (such as it is small or has sustained prior injury) then it may not produce normal amounts of testosterone. All things equal though with a healthy remaining testicle, there should be no changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Losing testicles: Testicle produce about 99% of the male hormones. Yes, losing them reduces testostrone. ...Read more
No, usually...: No. The "testicular" infection as stated is usually just chlamydia- or uti-related epididymitis. So, most and most of times, it would not affect your t-level. In fact, one testis is enough to supply testosterone as that in men after testis removal for testicular cancer. For detail, see and talk with doc timely. ...Read more
Not likely . . .: Varicoceles might affect sperm production by warming up testes but they won't affect testosterone production. If your pituitary isn't sending out enough lh, your t level might be low. Or if you've had trauma, injury (torsion) or infection (mumps orchitis) that damaged testes, your t level could then be lower than in past. Check w/your family doc to determine cause prior to starting therapy. ...Read more
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