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What are some reasons for sudden and sharp pains in one or both testicles?

What are some reasons for sudden and sharp pains in one or both testicles?

Torsion: A sudden and sharp pain in the testicle is concerning for a testicular torsion, where the vas deferens (that carries semen from the testicle to outside) gets twisted, cutting off the blood supply. This is a surgical emergency as the testicle can be damaged and need to be removed. As a result, any sudden, sharp testicular pain should be evaluated right away. An er visit is reasonable. ...Read more

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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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One day after my workout i went to shower i found my left testicle is sagging , what's the reason is there any problem?

One day after my workout i went to shower i found my left testicle is sagging , what's the reason is there any problem?

Most men have one: testicle that hangs a bit lower than the other one. It can help prevent friction between the two of them and can enhance circulation. Please see your doc to make sure all is well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My husband had some benign growth on one testicles. For no reason he wants to remove both testicles. What will be the effect on our health life?

My husband had some benign growth on one testicles. For no reason he wants to remove both testicles.  What will be the effect on our health life?

I think: Your husband needs to speak with his doctor and maybe a psychiatrist. I doubt he will find a legitimate surgeon to assist him without a medical indication. ...Read more

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If one testicles is 4 times bigger than the other and progesterone is 5.03 ng/ml and testosterone is 102.44 ng/dl of 6 yr old boy. What is the reason?

If one testicles is 4 times bigger than the other and progesterone is 5.03 ng/ml and testosterone is 102.44 ng/dl of 6 yr old boy. What is the reason?

Rule out tumor: Need to rule out testicular tumor, quite possibly a sertoli or a leydig cell tumor. Boy needs to have tumor markers of alphafetoprotein (AFP) ; beta hcg. Unusual for it to have grown so large. Also needs a scrotal ultrasound. Tumor needs to be removed with intra-operative frozen section pathology if available. This is a rare tumor ; hopefully benign. Needs expert care. Please keep us informed. ...Read more

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Is there a reason it hurts so much to be hit in the testicles?

Is there a reason it hurts so much to be hit in the testicles?

Hurts family jewels: I would think that as a species this is the organ of interest to protect the most to ensure species survival. By putting the most pain there, you will protect it. ...Read more

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I had orchitis after 2 months my testicle shrunk a little, what might be the reason ?

I had orchitis after 2 months my testicle shrunk a little, what might be the reason ?

It is most likely a: Complication from your orchitis. Testicular atrophy is a known potential complication of orchitis. It can cause one or both testicles to shrink. Please see this excellent article by the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/orchitis/ds00602/dsection=complications. ...Read more

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My age is 24, my left testicle size increase twice of right testicle 2 month ago. It does not pain. Those days i masturbates twice daily. Reason pls?

My age is 24, my left testicle size increase twice of right testicle 2 month ago. It does not pain. Those days i masturbates twice daily. Reason pls?

Testicular Growth: This very well could just be your maturation process and the dominant testicle is working hard to keep up with the production of sperm for your semen. Masturbation is a very normal and common human activity. Most men masturbate and many masturbate as frequently as you do. But, you are closing in on the age when testicular cancer raises it's ugly head. If things appear abnormal please ask help. ...Read more

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My 16 year old son had expressed his worry that his right testicle is changeing from large to small and vice versa on a regular basis, reason to worry?

My 16 year old son had expressed his worry that his right testicle is changeing from large to small and vice versa on a regular basis, reason to worry?

Probably a hydrocele: Your son probably means that the right side of his scrotum is intermittently enlarging. This would most likely be due to a hydrocele which can easily be repaired by a urologist. Dangerous testicular swellings, due to tumors, are hard, and do not get smaller. ...Read more

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Itchy testicles... What is the reason for this condition?

Itchy testicles... What is the reason for this condition?

Fungal: As long as there is no to little chance of stds, then likely this is due to a fungal infection. You can use a very mild, low strength fungal powder or cream. But most of all, wash with soap and water at least daily. ...Read more