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one of my testicles is bigger than my other one, left 1 is bigger and it hangs lower. and i've been getting like little tiny pains in my upper leg/ under my stomach kinda, idk where im unsure. im really scared though, when i stretched my leg it felt better that pain happens like once then it goes away for a realllly long time then randomly comes back. idk what it is, ive never had anything wrong with me, i dont life or nothing so i dont think its a hernia. im 14 gonna be 15 august 25. I'm just really scared, and im to scared to ask a real life doctor..or to embaressed. and this is anoymous kinda, so please answer my question. also i dont feel any lumps or anything on my testicles when i checked


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replied February 2nd, 2009
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The human body is not completely symmetrical as it might seem to you. In most men, the left testicle is slightly bigger than the right. Checking the testicles thoroughly for the first time often reveals this fact to a young man and the fear it may produce is not uncommon. However, the testicle might be bigger due to an inflammation and swelling, but pain usually accompanies this condition. As for the pain in the upper leg, the location is not precise enough for any assumption or conclusions to be given.


You might want to ask your family doctor about the pain and to exclude more serious conditions that include an enlarged testicle. There is nothing embarrassing in going to the doctor. Your health is worth it.


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