1Does having one testicle affect growth?
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
2What are the side effects of having one testicle?
You will have some soreness and bruising for a couple of weeks after your operation. There are no lasting side effects after you have one testicle removed. Having one testicle removed won't affect your ability to get an erection. For most men it won't affect their ability to have children
3What happens if my son only has one testicle?
Some baby boys are born with just one testicle in the skin sac, or scrotum, that lies behind their penis. ... In a few children, this happens to both testicles. Whether one testicle or both testicles are undescended, the medical term is cryptorchidism. Undescended testicles are common.
4Does an undescended testicle affect puberty?
trauma – an undescended testicle is at higher risk of injury. infertility – testicles are housed in the scrotum because sperm production requires a temperature a few degrees lower than the body. Undescended testicles that are not brought into the scrotum from a young age will not produce sperm
5Why is the left testicle more important?
The left testicle is bigger than the right one; therefore, the left vein is longer than the right. Because the left vein is longer, it is subject to more difficulties when draining. ... This causes the blood to gather, leading to dilated (expanded) veins in the scrotum
6Is having one testicle a problem?
The more formal medical term for testicles that do not descend is cryptorchidism. It is one of the most common endocrine problems in newborn males and the most common genital condition that doctors can identify at birth. Cryptorchidism often corrects itself within a few months of birth
7What happens if I only have one testicle?
When one testicle is removed, there is usually no effect on a man's sexual function. Most of the time, the remaining testicle produces enough testosterone and sperm to compensate for the testicle that has been removed. Therefore, the man should still be able to get an erection and ejaculate as he did before.
8Can you have a child if you have one testicle?
Men with one undescended testicle can still have children, but their fertility is lower than normal by roughly half. If they have surgery to correct it, especially when younger, their fertility is about the same as if they never had a problem
9What happens if a dead testicle is not removed?
Damage to or death of the testicle.
When testicular torsion is not treated for several hours, blocked blood flow can cause permanent damage to the testicle. If the testicle is badly damaged, it has to be surgically removed
10What makes one testicle disappear?
An overactive muscle causes a testicle to become a retractile testicle. The cremaster muscle is a thin pouch-like muscle in which a testicle rests. ... If the cremaster reflex is strong enough, it can result in a retractile testicle, pulling the testicle out of the scrotum and up into the groin