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I have noticed that my scrotum is saggy and the balls are quite small maybe they were like this but i do not think they were. sometimes my scrotum is normal, however i am just wondering if it is normal or if i should see a doctor.

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replied November 25th, 2009
Testicles Answer A7999
The scrotal sac contains a muscle(Dartos Muscle) underneath skin and it contracts and relaxes. Usually it contracts when the temperature is low, then giving a smallish and wrinkled appearance to the scrotal sac. When the ambient temperature is high or raised, the muscle relaxes giving a soggy appearance to the scrotum. This is a normal physiological response. The dartos muscle acts hand in hand with another muscle called the Cremaster. If there is no obvious swelling or change in the shape, there is no reason to worry.

This contraction and relaxation of the scrotal muscle is a natural physiological mechanism to keep the temperature under control, which is necessary for proper functioning and production of sperms.

If you still feel that there is an abnormality, please make an appointment with your GP and seek his opinion after a physical examination. Hope this clears your doubt. Thank You.


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