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Vanishing Testes Anorchia
Boyfriend has periodic pain in or near testes, like they're being pulled downward. Comes on slowly & randomly, & gets better with lying down a while.?
Congenital, acquired: Congenital:- maldescent, ectopia or absence: klinefelter's syndrome: macroorchidism with fragile xsyndrome; ovotestis in hermaphrodites & v. Rare duplication or spleno-gonadal fusion. Acquired:- hydrocele; varicocele; cancer; benign teratoma; mumps orchitis; epididymo-orchitis; testis torsion or torsion of appendix testis; trauma &/or rupture; leukemic or lymphoma infiltrate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Old wives tale: This is one of those personal/medical tales with no basis in fact. There is extremely little variation in testicle size and if someone has an obvious enlargement it is probably due to some dysfunction that needs investigation. For this, see your urologist. Otherwise there is no relationship between minor testicular size and any personality characteristic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With orchidometer: 2 kinds of orchidometer, one is like beads of different sizes/volumes, the other has oval cut-outs of different sizes corresponding to different volumes. Vert accurate measurements can be made by scrotal ultrasound. A tape measure is the least accurate, but can be used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the size of testes decrease after the age of 25 if yes then due to what reasons tel in detail?
Usually not. : If you notice a decrease in size of both testicles, this can be a sign of testicular atrophy. This condition is usually caused by taking medications that affect hormones, such as Anabolic steroids other causes of decreased size are torsion or infection, but this is usually on one side. If you notice a change in the size or character of either testicle, see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more
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