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What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

Testicular atrophy: A decrease in size occurs with aging, more acutely with trauma, or exogenous supplementation with testosterone. ...Read more

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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What is the definition or description of: testicles shrinkage?

What is the definition or description of: testicles shrinkage?

Smaller testicles: Testicular shrinkage means that the testicles are getting smaller. This can occur with aging, hypogonadism or while taking exogenous steroids or testosterone. ...Read more

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I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort), scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort), scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

Uro symptoms: The variety of symptoms you mention indicate the need for you to see a urologist right now. Your family doctor can refer you to this type of specialist. This will rule out or identify medical conditions. It will also allow for treatment, if needed, before conditions progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which medications are really proven to cause testicle shrinkage and lower sperm count?

Which medications are really proven to cause testicle shrinkage and lower sperm count?

Testosterone,: Androsterone and Lupron (leuprolide) have been proven to cause testicular shrinkage. I believe reports of other medications causing shrinkage is purely anecdotal and not proven. ...Read more

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Husbands testicles are left 5 cc and right 6 cc in volume. He does not ejactulate much is the size of testicles the cause?

No, . ..: The testicular size (volume) is not correlated with the volume of ejaculated semen, instead, with the size (volume) of seminal vesicles where the semen is stored ready for ejaculation upon reaching orgasm. Largely, average volume of semen is about 1.5-4.5 cc with a wide variation among men reflecting the inborn size of seminal vesicles. ...Read more

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Is my testicle size normal? I have varicocele both side Right L 3.4, D 1.9, H 1.9 volume 6.7 Left L 3.3, D 1.8, H 1.7 volume 5.6 Measurements in cm.

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Is my testicle size normal? I have varicocele both side Right L 3.4, D 1.9, H 1.9 volume 6.7 Left L 3.3, D 1.8, H 1.7 volume 5.6 Measurements in cm.

Here are some...: The reported testicular size is on low end of normal value, but not necessarily clinically significant regarding testicular function in testosterone secretion and sperm production. So, it would be most beneficial for you to direct this very question to your urologist for more individual detail. ...Read more

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Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Why might it be that one testicle of a normal men is bigger than the other?

Testes: It is not uncommon to have a size discrepancy. The real question is whether one is too small or too large. I would be more concerned if this was a relatively new finding rather than the way you've always been. Get examined just to be sure the larger tesits is not cancerous. ...Read more

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Testicle volume is 5cc left and 6cc right. Is that normal for an adult? I do have a varicocele on the left side.

15-25 cm3: Testicular volume should range from 15-25 cm3. You'll should be tested for a sub-clinical right varicocele as ell. Regardless, testicular volume ranging from 5-6 cm3 is extremely low and would suggest severe dysgeneisi/mal-development. Should also be considered for genetic testing..... ...Read more

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Iam 24 age old and my right testicle is slightly bigger than left one is this normal? And did every men have different size testis?

Yes: A small difference in testicle size is normal. A varicocele or prior trauma may result in a larger difference in testicular size. A mass in a testicle may also make one testicle larger than the other. If this last scenario is the case, you should visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would testicular cancer typically (in most cases) cause the testicle to feel larger or cause shrinkage?

Would testicular cancer typically (in most cases) cause the testicle to feel larger or cause shrinkage?

Presents as a mass: Any new mass on the testis, or enlargement of a testis, is cancer until proved otherwise. If you are at all concerned, get seen now. ...Read more

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Testicles are 4.1 cm L, 2.75 W, 2.5 B, is this normal size for adult male? Concerned I might have fertility probs. What's my testicular volume.?

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Testicles are 4.1 cm L, 2.75 W, 2.5 B, is this normal size for adult male? Concerned I might have fertility probs. What's my testicular volume.?

Okay, ...: Most likely, you are ok with your testicular size. Besides, it is a good idea to correlate your physical concern with overall and/or specific function. It is hard to address all your concern in a 400-letter space. But I can help you at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in. Before then, peruse articles in Sex Life in http://formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html; that will help.... ...Read more

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What is the normal adult testicle volume and normal ejactulate amount in ml?

What is the normal adult testicle volume and normal ejactulate amount in ml?

About...: For easy remembrance, average volume of adult testis - around 15 - 30 cc; average volume of ejaculate - about 1.5 - 4.5 cc. An easy formula to calculate the volume of an ellipsoidal object like prostate:
volume = (d1 x d2 x d3) x 0.52. ...Read more

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What is a normal amount of ejaculate volume? Husbands is 2/3 ml. He has little testicles does this affect amount?

What is a normal amount of ejaculate volume? Husbands is 2/3 ml. He has little testicles does this affect amount?

4 ml.: Normal is about 4 ml and low is anything below 1.5 ml. Little testicles could be associated. Should see doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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On testosterone shots. Testicles shrunk to half size, but sometimes much smaller---they vary day to day. Shrinkage is normal, but is constant change?

On testosterone shots. Testicles shrunk to half size, but sometimes much smaller---they vary day to day. Shrinkage is normal, but is constant change?

Testosterone: While testosterone may cause gradual testicular atrophy, it is certain that the testicular size does not vary from day to day. ...Read more

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Testicle volume measured in MM (on results)by scan gives a volume of left side 7mls and right mls. Is this normal size for an adult. What normal size?

Testicle volume measured in MM (on results)by scan gives a volume of left side 7mls and right mls. Is this normal size for an adult. What normal size?

Testicular volume is: The measured length x width x thickness in mms of the testicle or its comparison with a standard model of the testicle. It varies primarily by age and the way it's measured. If the information you provided is accurate, it is NOT normal for a 34 y/o male. The lower limit of "normal" is 20ml, the average 30ml & the upper limit is 40ml. The man in question needs to speak with his doctor. ...Read more

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What are the smallest penis (length and girth) and testicle (volume in ml) sizes that are still considered normal for a healthy adult?

What are the smallest penis (length and girth) and testicle (volume in ml) sizes that are still considered normal for a healthy adult?

5 inches: Average erect penis is 5 inches. Testicular volume should be greater than 15 cc. There's a lot of variability here so get evaluated to make sure you don't have delayed puberty. ...Read more

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Testicles are 4.1cm X 2.75cm X 2.5cm. Is this normal size/Volume? Concerned about possible impotence as result. Semen is not as white as used to be

Testicles are 4.1cm X 2.75cm X 2.5cm. Is this normal size/Volume? Concerned about possible impotence as result. Semen is not as white as used to be

Urologists: A urologist may be able to help you with your concerns. You have concerns about being impotent. There are tests and questions your doctor will have. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does one sided cryptorchidism cause infertility in men? Does a man with one healthy testicle have a lower sperm count?

Likely fertile: Sperm count will probably be within normal limits because remaining testicle will grow larger (compensatory hy[pertrophy) and thus produce more sperm than if it were 1 of a pair, but count may be slightly reduced. Semen volume is unaffected and normal because >95% is produced by the seminal vesicles, prostate and cowper's glands. Sperm is no > 5% of ejaculate.. ...Read more

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Quote: "Normal testicles also have blood vessels, supporting tissue. Some men may confuse this with abnormal lumps at first" Is it true?

Quote: "Normal testicles also have blood vessels, supporting tissue. Some men may confuse this with abnormal lumps at first" Is it true?

Yes: Varicoceles are typically found on left testicles in many men. These are benign. Sometimes varicoceles are known as "bag of worms" and may appear cosmetically unappealing. In some cases, varicoceles cause infertility and may require corrective procedure. ...Read more

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Strength training decreases my libido, penile blood flow, semen volume, and testicle size. Why is this? It all comes back if I take a break for 1 week

Strength training decreases my libido, penile blood flow, semen volume, and testicle size. Why is this? It all comes back if I take a break for 1 week

The symptoms you: Mention suggest the POSSIBILITY that you are using steroids to enhance your strength training. IF that is the case, please see your doc to help you get off them and re-balance your hormones. Peace and good health. W/out inner strength, bodily strength is diminished. ...Read more

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Would removal of the testicles cause a man to be unable to keep an erection?

Would removal of the testicles cause a man to be unable to keep an erection?

Not really: No removal of both testes may not result in impotence. There in another source of testosterone in our body. The adrenal glands. ...Read more

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Help please! Is being an undescended testicle man can affect my future child from being normal?

Help please! Is being an undescended testicle man can affect my future child from being normal?

Interesting question: I'd first consider it a risk to your own health and fertility. If that testicle remains in your abdomen at has a higher risk of testicular cancer in your lifetime and can decrease your fertility. Should you escape both issues, any sperm that swims hard enough to do the deed should be normal. The weak ones don't make it. ...Read more

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