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The penis and the testicles are external organs that are part of the male reproductive system. The testicles are responsible for producing semen and testosterone...
As people age, their testosterone production levels also reduces. A low level of testosterone is associated with many health conditions, such as low energy, poor sex drive, depressive mood, erectile dysfunction, and an inability to build muscle mass. So, many people take testosterone as a supplement, injection, or in other forms. But, taking testosterone also has some positive and negative effects, of which we must become aware.
Though the phrase "having balls" is considered a sign of strength and masculinity, the area below your belt is actually one of the most...
Men have higher rates of cancer, but symptoms that seem normal are easy to ignore. For example, frequent urination with blood might point to prostate cancer. Don't ignore painless lumps in the testicles and breasts, which are important signs. Have a heavy, persistent lower belly ache? Testicular cancer is a possibility. Lung cancer may show up as hoarseness, coughing, or trouble swallowing. Even fatigue can be caused by leukemia or stomach cancer.
Testicular pain, migrating to the groin and lower abdomen or vice-versa, can have a number of different causes including direct physical injury, testicular torsion or twisting (a medical emergency!), kidney stones, and STDs or bacterial infections. For a quick fix, a soak in warm water mineralized with epsom salts or applying ice packs to the scrotum may help.