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Testicles Are Underdeveloped Is It A Problem
Yes: Even the subjective feeling that your testes are too small for your age or not working properly, or that your body is not developing normally with your peers, is something you should talk about with your physician at your next annual. ...Read more
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
My sperm count isn't very large. Is it possible that my retractile testicles or maybe the underdeveloped short spermatic cord be a cause of it?
Undescended testicles: Undescended testicles can compromise the sperm count. The sperm count can be quite low and the motility be low also. ...Read more
Here are some...: May be or may not; your described scenario only suggests possible irritation to local nerve by vigorous muscle contraction from hard coughing, which requires no active care but just watch and see. For the ongoing and future watch, follow 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 timely ...Read more
Maybe: Coughing increases pressure in the abdomen. Increasing pressure in the abdomen pushes down on the internal inguinal ring. This is where the spermatic cord leading to the testicles enters the abdomen. If inguinal hernia is present coughing can make the hernia bulge more and cause discomfort felt in the scrotum. Get examined by a physician ...Read more
Epididymorchitis: Pain in the testicle is a common reason why men come to the urologist. It may be caused by inflammation, known as orchitis, or epididymorchitis (if it involves the top of the testicle). Another reason could be torsion, or twisting of the testicle. Less common reasons are kidney stones, other infections. You should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
Get seen: This is seldom life-threatening but can be a serious problem. You need to be examined and worked up for orchidynia by a competent urologist. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I get a tickling sensation in the right testicle. I have a habit of masturbation daily. What is the problem?
Masturbation: This is the time to see a Psychologist. He/she will take you through this and you should be fine. Won't happen in one clinic visit but you will end up just fine. ...Read more
I had a problem of cysts on my testicles ////.iam suffering from this for last 3 years, .......plz help me in this..
Here are some. ..: What you described probably represents the occurrence of sebaceous cysts in the scrotal wall, instead in the testes. If so, leave them alone as long as being mentally and physically comfortable. But, occasionally, active care may be required if infection occurs to them. For details, ask Doc timely. ...Read more
My husband is bleeding from a small hole in his left testicle, do I need to seek medical help asap? No previous problems with his testicles
Testicle injury: Oh my - what in the world did you do to him? Let me be the first to say, go see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a retractile testicle in my left side do I need a surgery to prevent future problems? Or its reccomended to go with other solutions?
I have been taking spin cycle classes at the gym, the problem is that at times the seat will hurt the bottom of my testicles. Ajusting doesn't always?
See Urologist &...: See a urologist to see if your sac is "long" leading to sit on them in certain positions at times. But for the time being, try wearing a fit scrotal support so to "tuck" testicles in right spots while in gym actions as described. Let me know if getting better. Best wish... ...Read more
Testicle is slightly sore when I check it but not all the time. It normally is slightly sore when I think about it when I check. Can this be a problem?
No: Not normal. It maybe inflammed and so you should seek medical attention. It may require a urologist is the place to go but your doctor is the place I would start. ...Read more
Depends 1 or both: Somewhat & hopefully only slightly reduced fertility with 1 testicle up after puberty & other fully descended. Severe to complete infertility if both testes remain undescended. Fertility should be close to normal if single undescended testis was corrected in very early childhood. Fertility is always reduced if both testes were undescended, worse when they were higher &/or later they were repaired. ...Read more
I'd get checked.: If you sense an asymmetry, mass, or abnormal shape to a testicle, it is worth getting a physician to evaluate it. Non symmetric testicles are common and benign, but a history and physical exam by a doctor can help determine if there is a mass, and if you need further testing with a scrotal ultrasound. Self exams are important as initial screening. ...Read more
? in shape: Please re ask the question as I am not sure exactly what you are asking. ...Read more
Testicle lump: M unknown age:" I have soft testicle lump in right upper side no pain is it serious problem? " ANS: Yes it may be. If is is different than the other side check it out by having a Dr. See you. Best to get testicular cancers early as today they are very curable. Do is now. ...Read more
I just noticed one of my testicles is rock hard and a bit larger than the other - is this a problem? Likely causes?
See doctor ASAP: A "rock hard " testicle is not normal and needs evaluation right away. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
In May, for about 2 weeks I had slight testicle discomfort in my right testes. But since then I've had no problems. Need I be checked?
Watch close: If your pain is completely gone and you have no abnormal lumps or bumps then you are ok to watch and see. If your pain comes back then you need to get in to be evaluated. ...Read more
My right testicle is 2 times larger than the left one. Also when I sleep the left testicle shrinks. What can be done to solve this problem?
See your primary: Care physician to find out if you have a hydrocele, excess fluid in the right scrotal sac with or without an inguinal hernia. Stroking the skin of your upper inner left thigh causes your left testis to retract, not shrink. See http://commons. M.wikimedia. Org/wiki/File:Cremasteric_Reflex. Ogv. Just tell whoever's doing that while you sleep to leave you be. Warning: The video is X-rated. ...Read more
I went to see my dr for a testicle problem. I thought I felt a bump on it and he looked at it and said they were not swollen and I was ok. I'm worried?
Second opinion: If you are that concerned, see a urologist for a second opinion. ...Read more
For the past year or two my testicles have been ascending a lot and nowadays it's usually inside me more than its hanging down. I never had this problem 2 years ago. I have no pain or any other symptoms. What's causing this?
HOW OLD ARE YOU?:
Any pain or swelling?
I'm afraid I need more details but typically you want to see your doctor for this, regardless of our advice. ...Read more
Unclear question: Are you asking if drug allergies cause problems with the testicles? Generally not. If one has an allergic reaction of the skin of the scrotum and or penis, certainly high potency corticosteroids can have an effect on the testicles and are best avoided. Please check with your physician. ...Read more