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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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Swelling in right testis before bowel movement and recedes after it.It doesnt hurt.No hernia in MRI and cat scan,physical examination done.

Swelling in right testis before bowel movement and recedes after it.It doesnt hurt.No hernia in MRI and cat scan,physical examination done.

Benign: It sounds like pressure is causing a swelling such as a hydrocele aor varicocele maybe. If you can experience it when your doctor is availble, he might figure it out. In any case it sounds benign ...Read more

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L have pain in testis?

L have pain in testis?

Get checked now : The potential causes of orchalgia (testicular pain) are numerous and can be either direct, such as torsion, infection, tumor or trauma; or indirect such as a ureteral stone, lower spine disorder or indirect inguinal hernia. At your age testicular torsion is a distinct possibility. Go to the er for immediate evaluation to rule this out as missed torsion can result in loss of the testicle. ...Read more

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I have pain in my testis?

I have pain in my testis?

Many possibilities: Teaticular pain can be caused by several things. Less serious is epididymitis, infection, or trauma. More serious is a testicular torsion. Regardless of which, see your doctor to make a firm diagnosis and start a treatment. ...Read more

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My testis slidely pain....?

Need more info: Did you have any trauma? Is there a swelling? Is the pain on both sides or only one? Some times the pain in testes is due to urinary issues, such as passing of crystals in urine. If the pain does not subside in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a problem in testis?

I have a problem in testis?

Urologist: A urologist or your family doc can tell you if you have a problem w/testes and how to help if there is one. It is obviously a private and sensitive area but don't let that stop you from getting the help you need to put you mine at ease. ...Read more

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Sex with no testis, possible?

Sex with no testis, possible?

Yes: Having testes is not required for sexual function if you have testosterone supplementation to replace what is no longer created by your testes. ...Read more

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How about my testis not balance??

Here are some...: What do you mean "tests not balance"? Do you refer to the size of both testes or both half of the sac or the level of sac, etc? Since the concern in this Q is unclear, it's hard to offer answer to the point. But known to all with common sense, no two person are born equal in the size, shape, etc. of the organs although sharing the same anatomical terminology for certain organs. ...Read more

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Can a one testis man produce a baby?

Can a one testis man produce a baby?

Certainly: Provided his sperm count is ok, i.E >20 million/ejaculation. Most men with a single testis are fertile. Assisted conception can help in unlikely event of low sperm count. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in testis?

What is the cause of pain in testis?

Here are...: - infection-related, such as std-/uti-related, or mumps; - torsion-related (testis or appendages), acute or recurrent intermittent; - referring-pain-related, such as stone, spinal nerve irritation from djd, pinched nerve, even rare single - newgrowth-related although usually painless; generally, a detailed hx, and physicals, possible tests should be able to deliver a correct DX most of times. ...Read more

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Testis (Definition)

One of the two oval male gonads (reproductive glands), located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its ...Read more