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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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I woke up due to pain. Could this mean I have torsion of testis?

I woke up due to pain. Could this mean I have torsion of testis?

Yes it could: Might also be torsion of an appendix testis or epididymitis. However, testis torsion is an emergency, please get it checked immediately as torsion must be corrected quickly or the testicle could "die". Sometimes torsion can temporarily be corrected by twisting the testicle in a direction as if "opening a book", i.e. Outwards. Please do not delay. ...Read more

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Bilateral nonpalp intraabd. testis.6 month oldboy.penis size normal.Doesit means testastrone secretion normal and which implies test is normal?

Bilateral nonpalp intraabd. testis.6 month oldboy.penis size normal.Doesit means testastrone secretion normal and which implies test is normal?

Undescended testicle: He had enough testosterone and y chromosome influence in utero to develop penis and testes. Their status will change over time. Less and less function and escalating cancer risk. Optimally this should be corrected in next months. ...Read more

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I woke up due to pain in my testicles could this mean I have torsion of testis?

I woke up due to pain in my testicles could this mean I have torsion of testis?

Yes: Acute pain in the testicles can be caused by torsion at any age especially if the age is between 13 and 35 years old. Severe pain is usually the symptom and requires an emergent visit to the local emergency room to prevent loss of the testicle. It can also sometimes signify cancer, infection, or inflammation. See your physician to differentiate. ...Read more

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My usg shows hetrogenous loculated mass in left testis and a 14 mm cyst seen in head me left epididymis..What does it means?

My usg shows hetrogenous loculated mass in left testis and a 14 mm cyst seen in head me left epididymis..What does it means?

Depends on its vascu: Concerning testicular masses the key is distinguish between a benign condition condition versus the potential testicular tumor. Serum blood tests including an Alpha fetal protein, beta hcg, and ldh are important to obtain. If any of these tests are elevated and/or there is blood flow to this heterogeneous mass this lesion most likely is a tumor. Recommend seeing a urologist to evaluate with you. ...Read more

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Negative result found after ultrasound for undescended testis in scrot,abdomin,inguinal canals means no testis durng birth is it true?urologst said?

Negative result found after ultrasound for undescended testis in scrot,abdomin,inguinal canals means no testis durng birth is it true?urologst said?

Probably true: True if a tiny lump or nubbin size of a pin head + vas can be palpated in the empty half of scrotum. Laparoscopy is only sure way of ruling out an intra-abdominal testis. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I have tuberculosis on my Rt epididimo and Rt Testicle. Is it contagious and spreadable I mean am I harmful to others? I have done exploration of testis from renowned hospital.

Hello doctor, I have tuberculosis on my Rt epididimo and Rt Testicle. Is it contagious and spreadable I mean am I harmful to others? I have done exploration of testis from renowned hospital.

TB treatment: TB can start in the lungs and spread to other organs or it can skip the lungs and spread to other organs. If you have had TB treatment you are not infectious. TB is usually an airborne infection and If your TB did not effect your lungs you would also be less likely to be infectious to others unless you had very close contact. ...Read more

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0sperm,small testis ,man Boobs,Eyes out, Fsh: 9.1 IU/L , LH : 5.72 IU/L ,testo total 9.7n prolactin : 245.7mIU/L does it mean high prolactin ?

0sperm,small testis ,man Boobs,Eyes out, Fsh: 9.1 IU/L , LH : 5.72 IU/L ,testo total 9.7n prolactin : 245.7mIU/L does it mean high prolactin ?

Prolactinoma: Yes,..prolactin greater than 20 in men and non pregnant woman is considered high.pituitary tumor producing prolactin should be considered as one of the diagnoses.. Certain antipsychotic medications also increase prolactin..low thyroid can also elevate prolactin.. I recommend to have u r thyroid levels checked .. Also mri of the pituitary to look at pituitary anatomy. ...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