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Also called testes or gonads, they are part of the male reproductive system, and are located beneath the penis in the scrotum.

Patient discussion about Testicles

Q. Has anyone ever had Epididymitis? I was just diagnosed with it and want to know what to expect. Thanks

A. i had an ultrasound done once before,it revealed nothing was wrong,then i had a lower gi,it also showed nothing,at the present moment,my testicules are swollen a little,
slight pain,tenderness,problems with urination,and not
urinating very often,feel as if i"m not completing my
urination,feels like i have a bladder infection,with
an epididymis infection,this makes the 7th time i"ve
had this,i"d like to know why i keep getting it??? and
will it ever stay away??? is there a complete cure?
would a vasecemy cure it???

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Palma was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where his testicle was put back into the scrotum and he was given 15 stitches.
On genitourinary examination, it was found that the right testicle was not palpable.
A number of further medical tests indicated a complete lack of blood flow and severe ischaemia, forcing doctors at a private hospital to remove the testicle.
As dissection was carried down to the level of the rectus fascia, the inguinal canal was noted to be completely disrupted and the left testicle was noted to be within the wound superior to the fascia overlying the inguinal canal (Figure 4).
The consequence of performing orchiectomy in all patients with retroperitoneal GCT and no testicular abnormality is the risk of removing a normal testicle in up to 90%.
11 It is quite normal for one testicle to be bigger than the other.
The surgeon then locates the testicle and the spermatic cord attached to it.
Assistant Professor Petter Bockman said that bonobos particularly large testicles as they mate in large groups, while gorillas have small testicles and have a smaller number of partners.
Clinical examination revealed absence of testicles in scrotal sac while two swellings were palpated, one testicle of 5 cms in diameter and other one of 1 cm diameter on parapenile regions.
The tool spreads and stretches the ring when you squeeze the handles, so it can be placed over the testicles and situated above them.