People often suspect underwear, laptops and saunas or hot tubs of having the potential to raise the temperature of testicles, and consequently, to lower sperm counts. But research shows otherwise.
Think of your testicles as a factory where sperm is made. You want the factory to produce a top-notch product, so you must make smart choices to keep your workers happy and healthy.
The good news is that most men survive this cancer.
Should you be concerned if your baby boy is missing a testicle at birth? A urologist talks about five things you should know about undescended testicles.
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Does this sound familiar? Wife/girlfriend/significant other urges the man in her life: Please, honey, see a doctor. This plea could be for a regular check-up or, more often, it’s for a health issue he has been ignoring. However, seeing a doctor regularly and as symptoms arise is critical to a man’s health. It allows many … Read More
It can be an embarrassing thing for a guy to call his doctor about a lump or swelling on his testicles, but it’s important to do. Whether it’s painful or not, a mass on the testicle is the most common early signal of testicular cancer, and should prompt an immediate call to the doctor. It … Read More
While most men won’t get testicular cancer, it’s the most common cancer among young men ages 15-35. It’s also highly curable, especially when it’s caught early. That’s why it’s so important that boys and teens learn how to perform testicular self-exams (TSE) and do them regularly. “In pre-pubertal boys, any unusual tumors or growths we … Read More