Testis

Testis or testicle is an oval-shaped male reproductive organ present in the scrotum. The structure inside the testis help in the production and storage of sperm, and also produce the hormone called testosterone. Testosterone is responsible for sex drive, fertility, and muscle development.

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Are there any medicines to treat epididymal cysts?

Query: Hello doctor, I was operated for cryptorchidism when I was nine years. My left testicle is 3.5 by 2.5 cm. I feel this is too small. Please suggest tablets to increase its size. I have epididymal cysts 7 cm long in both testicles. I have burning sensation and numbness and pain. Suggest tablets for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The normal size of an adult testis is 3 by 4 cm with an approximate volume of 12 to 19 cc. Patients with a history of cryptorchidism may have a slightly smaller size of the testis at adult stage. However, the size of the testis does not matter as long as the semen f...  Read Full »

Kindly explain about the benefits of Kegel exercise in sexual health.

Query: Hi doctor, I have these questions. Can you please help me to clarify? 1) Does pausing and resuming urine while flowing, improves sexual performance in men? Please tell me the procedure of this. And does this cause any side effects to urinary system? 2) What is the kegel exercise? I read some...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please find following answers for your questions: 1) Pausing and resuming urine would only cause problems. This will not cause any improvement in sexual functioning. Better to avoid this completely. This could cause development of diverticula in bladder or urethra...  Read Full »

Will undescended testis descend on their own in babies?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy was born after full term pregnancy by surgery. His birth weight is 3.75 kg.  But, his both testicles are undescended. What are the chances that his testicles will descend on its own? For how long should I wait before further treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Vijaykumar Mundeshi

General Practitioner, Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of the time in 98% cases, the testes will descend by 6 to 9 months of age. But, I want you to get an ultrasound done to check the presence of testes and its position. Revert back with the report to a paediatric surgeon online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-do...  Read Full »

Why do I have seminal leak and testis pain on excitement?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing seminal leak and pain in left testis on excitement without sex. Situation worsens when excited after exercising. This seminal discharge is causing anxiety and pain. I am having this problem since last 10 years. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. It may be due to infection of epididymis or prostate. You should do ultrasound of scrotum, prostate and also bacterial culture along with drug sensitivity of prostatic massage fluid, after which a course of suitable antib...  Read Full »

Why is my left testicle lower than the right?

Query: Hi doctor, I observed that my left testicle is lower than the right. I examined myself but found no lump. I am not experiencing any pain either. Is this normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need not worry since this condition is quite normal. Because of the late descent of left testis into the scrotum, the left testis is generally placed at a lower level compared to the right. This is totally normal and not harmful. This, by no means, will affect you...  Read Full »

Why do I have testicular pain after lifting a heavy object?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I have a dull pain in my right testicle leading to my abdomen. I believe it started when I lifted something heavy. At the moment, it is a dull pain but, if I feel it, then it is worse. I am currently out of my home country on work and do not want to go to a loc...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratyush Kumar

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding a pain in the right testicle after lifting a heavy object. It would be helpful to know some more details. Does lifting the scrotum relieve you of the pain? Is there a history of fever? In the case of an acute onset pain, it is advis...  Read Full »

Can a herniated disc cause testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48 year old male. Ten days back, I noticed that my testicles has moved up and are receding into my groin. I also have a dull pain in the testicles. This pain is not always there, but it happens on and off. I am worried that this may be a serious condition. Could you please l...  Read Full »


Dr. Jeremy David O'kennedy

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician, HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your pain. The most important condition to exclude when a testicle becomes high-riding with associated pain would be testicular torsion (twisting and occlusion of blood supply to testicle). Torsion is however incredibly rare in older males and occ...  Read Full »

I would like a feedback on my semen analysis report.

Query: Hello doctor,I would like to get a feedback on the semen analysis report.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your sperm count is normal, but the motility and normal forms are low. If you are taking any medicine or nutritional supplements on a regular basis, then it may be due to its side effe...  Read Full »

How difficult is it to remove a cyst from a testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old healthy male. I have had cyst in my testicle as long as I can remember. It just aggravates me and bothers me. But, I am too embarrassed to go in person to get it looked at. They say basically you will have to live with it. There is really nothing much to do about it. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your problem. Cyst inside the testis is relatively rare and is usually not removed since it can damage the testis. However, it is not at all difficult to remove. If required, it can be removed even under local anesthesia or regional anesthesia....  Read Full »

How can I increase the length of my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, The length of my penis is 5 and 1/2 inches and I am 38 years old. How can I increase my penis length? Is there any medicine, cream, lotion, oil or gel?  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have given very little information here. For me, as a clinician much information is needed about your sociocultural background too. You have not mentioned your marital status, duration of married life, number of children, education, profession and ethnic background. Y...  Read Full »

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