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Testicular Cancer – What you Need to know

What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer is a cancer that originates in one or both testicles, or testes. Your testes are the male reproductive glands located inside your scrotum, which is the pouch of skin located underneath your penis. Your testes are responsible for producing sperm and the hormone testosterone. Testicular cancer most often… Read More »Testicular Cancer – What you Need to know

Testicular Cancer Frequently Asked Questions FAQs [Vidoe] - National Testicular Cancer Awareness Society

Testicular Cancer | FAQ [Video]

Dr. Phil Pierorazio from the Brady Urological Institute discusses details about testicular cancer types, risk factors and treatment options available at Johns Hopkins. To learn more, please visit: hopkinsmedicine.org/urology FAQ’s 0:02 How does testicular cancer develop? 0:15 What are common symptoms of testicular cancer? 0:48 What does the evaluation for… Read More »Testicular Cancer | FAQ [Video]

Testicular Atrophy – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

What is testicular atrophy? Testicular atrophy refers to the shrinking of your testicles, which are the two male reproductive glands located in the scrotum. The scrotum’s main function is to regulate the temperature around the testicles, which it does by shrinking in response to cold temperatures and relaxing in response… Read More »Testicular Atrophy – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Testicular Torsion Symptoms and Treatment

Testicular Torsion – Symptoms and Treatment

What is testicular torsion? The most common cause of an emergency related to the male genitourinary tract is a highly painful one called testicular torsion. Men have two testicles that rest inside the scrotum. A cord known as the spermatic cord carries blood to the testicles. During a torsion of the testes, this cord twists.… Read More »Testicular Torsion – Symptoms and Treatment

Undescended Testicle Causes, Effects & Treatment

Undescended Testicle – Causes, Effects & Treatments

Testicles are male sex organs that are responsible for producing sperm and hormones. Typically, they form in a male’s abdomen and descend into his scrotum during fetal development. If one or both of your child’s testicles remain in his abdomen, it’s known as an undescended testicle. This common condition typically… Read More »Undescended Testicle – Causes, Effects & Treatments

Varicocele What is it Symptoms and Treatments

Varicocele – What is it? Symptoms and Treatment

The scrotum is a skin-covered sac that holds your testicles. It also contains the arteries and veins that deliver blood to the reproductive glands. A vein abnormality in the scrotum may result in a varicocele.A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum. These veins are called the pampiniform plexus.… Read More »Varicocele – What is it? Symptoms and Treatment

Testicular Ultrasound What You Need to Know

Testicular Ultrasound – What You Need to Know

What is a testicular ultrasound? A testicular ultrasound is a diagnostic test that obtains images of the testicles and the surrounding tissues in your scrotum. Ultrasound is also called sonography or ultrasound scanning. Your doctor may refer to a testicular ultrasound as a testicular sonogram or scrotal ultrasound. The two testicles are the primary… Read More »Testicular Ultrasound – What You Need to Know

Testicular Cancer - Can a Pregnancy Test Detect It

Testicular Cancer – Can a Home Pregnancy Test Detect It?

Testicular cancer is when cancerous cells develop in the testicles. According to the American Cancer Society, it’s a relatively uncommon cancer. Only about 1 in 250 men (0.4 percent) will develop it at some point during their life. You may have seen social media posts about using a home pregnancy test to… Read More »Testicular Cancer – Can a Home Pregnancy Test Detect It?

Testicular Ultrasound - What You Need to Know

Testicular Ultrasound – What You Need to Know

What is a testicular ultrasound? A testicular ultrasound is a diagnostic test that obtains images of the testicles and the surrounding tissues in your scrotum. Ultrasound is also called sonography or ultrasound scanning. Your doctor may refer to a testicular ultrasound as a testicular sonogram or scrotal ultrasound. The two testicles are the primary… Read More »Testicular Ultrasound – What You Need to Know

A Teenager Overcomes Testicular Cancer [Video] - National Testicular Cancer Awareness Society

A Teenager Overcomes Testicular Cancer

Wyatt was diagnosed with an aggressive form of testicular cancer at the age of 14. He discovered a lump through a self-exam he learned through his health teacher at West Branch Middle School. Wyatt encourages everyone to learn how to do a testicular self-exam. It could save your life, too