What is normal position of testis?
Normal scrotal position: When in normal position, the testes are positioned at or below the midpoint of the scrotum without palpable tension on the spermatic cord.
What is testicular resistive index?
Objective. RI of the testicular artery is an ultrasound doppler measurement that has increasingly been used in evaluation of male infertility and varicocele. Previous studies have found a negative correlation between increased RI and semen analysis parameters.
What are the abnormalities of testis?
An undescended testicle does not develop normally and so there are issues with either testosterone and sperm production. Mumps orchitis: Some boys and men who get mumps get a painful swelling of the testicles called mumps orchitis. This condition damages the testicles and reduces both sperm and testosterone production.
What is CTP testicle pain?
Thousands of men suffer from a serious, disabling condition called chronic testicular pain (CTP). CTP can be intermittent or constant. Most testicular pain is considered chronic if the patient has suffered with it for at least three months. Approximately 25 percent of testicular pain has no known cause and may be CTP.
Which testicle is usually lower?
Usually, the right testicle is larger than the left. Also, one testicle (usually the left) often hangs lower than the other.
How do you know if your balls are infected?
A swollen, red or warm scrotum. Testicle pain and tenderness, usually on one side, that usually comes on gradually. Painful urination or an urgent or frequent need to urinate.
How is CTP treated?
Initial treatment for CTP involves conservative measures, such as pain relievers, anti-inflammatory medications, pain blocks or a Fentanyl patch, which is a strong narcotic pain reliever applied to the testicle as a patch. The problem is that all these treatments only provide temporary relief.
Do testis size increase with age?
Testicular volume rapidly increases during puberty and peaks at age 30 years. Subsequently, the volume of the testes stabilizes in a plateau-like manner until age 60 years. After age 60 years, this study shows that testicular volume decreases significantly.
Can a man with one testis reproduce?
Can I still have children? Yes, in most cases, people with one testicle can get someone pregnant. Remember, one testicle can provide enough testosterone for you to get an erection and ejaculate. This is also enough to produce adequate sperm for fertilization.