Testicles

Definition of Testicles:

Egg-shaped sex glands in the scrotum that secrete male hormones such as testosterone, and produce sperm.

Also: Testicle, Testicular

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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)

...the condition
“...It can then spread to other parts of the body, including the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and testicles (in males)...”

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

...the condition
“...It can sometimes spread to other parts of the body including the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and testicles in males...”
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Andropause/Male Menopause

...the condition
“...Acute andropause in men is relatively uncommon, compared to acute menopause in women, because testicular function declines gradually in most men...”

Change In Clothing Habits

...as a treatment
“...Similarly, testicular cancer has been linked to tight briefs...”

Cirrhosis of the Liver

...the condition
“...A physical examination may reveal an enlarged liver or spleen, distended abdomen, yellow eyes or skin (jaundice), red spider-like blood vessels on the skin, excess breast tissue, small testicles in men, contracted fingers, or dilated abdominal wall veins...”

Consequences of Vasectomy

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The primary symptom that has been linked to vasectomy is the post-vasectomy pain syndrome, also known as congestive epididymitis or chronic testicular pain...”

Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence)

...the condition
“...These changes may be due, at least in part, to a gradual failure of the testicular production of testosterone, the male sex hormone...”

Fluoride Toxicity

...the condition
“...161-3] Major Related Diagnoses: Alzheimer's disease/demyelinizing diseases, anemia, arthritis, breast cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, decrease in testosterone/spermatogenesis, altered vas deferens/testicular growth, decreased dental arch, dental crowding, delayed tooth eruption, diabetes insipidus, diarrhea, Down syndrome, early onset of puberty, eosinophilia, eye/ear/nose disorders, fever,...”

Genitourinary

...related topic
“...The genitourinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, urethra; (in males) the penis, testicles, prostate; (in females) the vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus...”

Hemochromatosis (Iron overload)

...the condition
“...Hypogonadism is common in both sexes and can lead to loss of libido, impotence, amenorrhea, testicular atrophy, and loss of body hair...”

Hypogonadism, Male

...the condition
“...Types of hypogonadism include ... Primary hypogonadism (testicular failure) – Low serum testosterone levels with gonadotropins (FSH, LH) above the normal range...”

Hypopituitarism

...the condition
“...Men develop testicular suppression with decreased libido, impotence, decreased ejaculate volume, loss of body and facial hair, weakness, fatigue and often anemia...”

Kidney Cancer

...the condition
“...Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is a disease that causes multiple tumors of the brain, spine, eyes, adrenal glands, pancreas, inner ear, testicles, and kidneys...”

Klinefelter's Syndrome

...related topic
“...It is the most common chromosomal abnormality in males, resulting in deficient testicular function and occurring in 1 out of 500 live births...”

Low Male Testosterone Level

...the condition
“...malformation syndromes) and acquired problems that include aging, chronic illness, drugs, starvation, stress, head trauma, infections, cancers, surgeries, alcoholism, removal of or trauma to the testicles, and infection or twisting of the testicles in their sac...”

Maca

...as a treatment
“...Those with a "hormone-related" cancer such as testicular or ovarian cancer, and those with liver problems or high blood pressure, should first consult a doctor before taking maca...”

Male Breast Cancer

...the condition
“...Men who are deficient in androgen seem to also be an increased risk (for example, men who have testicular atrophy from mumps orchitis, injury, or undescended testes)...”

Male Infertility (Low Sperm Count)

...the condition
“...Here are some of the possible causes of low sperm count ... Testicular injury and disease; injuries that affect the testicles may affect sperm production and cause low sperm count...”

Male-Specific Cancer Screening

...as a treatment
“...TESTICULAR CANCER Men between the ages of 15 and 35 should have a testicular exam at every physical examination, at least every two to five years...”

Mumps

...the condition
“...Swelling of the testicles (orchitis) occurs in 15-25% of infected males...”
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Poor Prostate Health

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The symptoms to look for are ... Lumps in the prostate or testicles...”

Pregnenolone

...as a treatment
“...Pregnenolone is the precursor to all of the steroid hormones (those made by the ovaries, testicles, and adrenal glands), including progesterone, estrogen, testosterone, the cortisones, and DHEA...”

Progesterone Low or Estrogen Dominance

...the condition
“...These mimics are not only linked to the recent discovery that human sperm counts worldwide have plunged by 50% between 1938 and 1990 but also to genital deformities, breast, prostate and testicular cancer, and neurological disorders...”

Prostate Cancer

...the condition
“...Alternatively, orchidectomy – surgical removal of both testicles, stops the production of testosterone...”

Prostatitis

...the condition
“...Sperm, which are produced in the testicles, are also propelled into the urethra at this time...”
...related topic
“...Symptoms can include fever, pain (in the lower back, genital region, testicles, penis, perineum), frequent urination, painful urination, painful ejaculation, fever, blood in semen, recurrent UTIs...”

Rosy Periwinkle

...as a treatment
“...Vincristine has proved most effective in treating childhood leukemia; vinblastine in treating testicular cancer and Hodgkin's disease (cancer of the lymphatic system)...”

STD Chlamydia

...the condition
“...Untreated chlamydia in men typically causes urethral infection, but may also result in complications such as swollen and tender testicles...”

STD Gonorrhea

...the condition
“...These include a burning sensation when urinating, a yellowish white discharge from the penis and (occasionally) painful or swollen testicles...”

Steroid Abuse

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of steroid abuse include ... Smaller testicles...”

Test Estrogen Level

...as a treatment
“...In men, small amounts of estrogens are produced by the adrenal glands and testicles...”

Test Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

...as a treatment
“...There has recently been research to link high SHBG levels with breast and testicular cancer as well...”

Testicular Cancer

...the condition
“Cancer of the testicles accounts for about 1% of all cancers in men, according to the National Cancer Institute...”
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“In October of 2003, the largest study on diet and testicular cancer ever conducted was published, studying the diets of hundreds of cancer victims...”
...recommendation Dairy Products Avoidance
“The October 10, 2003 issue of the International Journal of Cancer revealed that a high intake of cheese is associated with an elevated risk of testicular cancer in Canadian males...”

Testosterone

...related topic
“...In men, the testicles continue to produce testosterone throughout life, though there is some decline with age...”

Testosterone Levels, Test

...as a treatment
“...This separates the patients who have testicular disease from those who have diseases of the pituitary gland, the master gland that sits at the base of the brain and essentially controls many bodily functions...”

Ultrasound Imaging

...as a treatment
“...Ultrasound is used to provide images of the following ... heart, thyroid gland, breasts, eyes, bladder, testicles, ovaries, spleen (to look for cysts, tumors, foreign objects)...”
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