A testicular scan uses a camera to take pictures of the testicles after a radioactive tracer accumulates in testicular tissues (nuclear medicine test).
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - Topic Overview
What is a spermatocele?A spermatocele (epididymal cyst) is a sperm - filled cyst in the long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle (epididymis). It feels like a smooth, firm lump in the scrotum on top of the testicle.What causes spermatoceles?Although the cause of a spermatocele is often unknown, it may be caused by obstruction of the tubes that carry sperm from the ...
Gynecomastia - Topic Overview
What is gynecomastia?Gynecomastia is overdevelopment of the male breast. The glandular tissue of the breast swells, usually in response to an excess of the female hormone estrogen or a lack of testosterone, a male hormone. It occurs in babies, adolescent boys, and older men. What causes gynecomastia?In newborns, gynecomastia is caused by estrogen from the mother. It usually goes away in 2 to 3 ...
Premature Ejaculation - Topic Overview
What is premature ejaculation?Premature ejaculation is uncontrolled ejaculation either before or shortly after sexual penetration, with minimal sexual stimulation and before the person wishes. It may result in an unsatisfactory sexual experience for both partners. This can increase the anxiety that may contribute to the problem. Premature ejaculation is one of the most common forms of male sexual
Epididymitis - Topic Overview
What is epididymitis?The epididymis is a long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle. It collects and stores maturing sperm made by the testicles prior to ejaculation. Inflammation and infection of the epididymis is called epididymitis.What causes epididymitis?The causes of epididymitis vary depending on your age and behavior. In children it is most commonly associated with
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Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy Right for You?
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Routine Health Maintenance for Men
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What Is the Prostate?
WebMD explains the prostate gland and the problems it may cause as men age. Learn more about an enlarged prostate, prostatitis, and prostate cancer.
All men are at risk for prostate problems, which include prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostatitis. Find out more from WebMD about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.