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Testicular atrophy is a medical condition in which the male reproductive organs (the testes, which in humans are located in the scrotum) diminish in size and may be accompanied by loss of function. This does not refer to temporary changes, such as those brought on by cold.

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Mic

Mic
Mon, 18 May 2015 11:26:08 -0700

The risks are more serious than many people think: Steroids are not cartoon formulas that shrink testicles ("testicular atrophy") and cause rage issues — at least, not exclusively. People who abuse anabolic steroids can suffer heart attacks and die ...

Bustle

Bustle
Thu, 14 May 2015 15:41:15 -0700

In males, this can cause testicular atrophy, impotence and sterility.” So although the random case of erectile dysfunction from a hard night of partying is nothing to worry about, if it's happening too often you may want to check your alcoholic intake ...

The Conversation UK

The Conversation UK
Mon, 04 May 2015 22:30:16 -0700

For instance AAS such as testosterone may have particular side effects, from acne and lowered HDL to testicular atrophy and liver damage, to name a few. Where supplements are mislabelled or contain fillers, users may be subject to mild to severe ...

Medical Daily

Medical Daily
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 04:03:44 -0800

There's another condition that's particularly scary for men: testicular atrophy, colloquially known as shrinking balls. Finding out your balls are shrinking is especially scary because you probably won't feel anything resembling a tumor underneath ...

KSAT San Antonio

KSAT San Antonio
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:11:15 -0700

It's the hormone that regulates muscle mass, energy, and sex drive, and some men think more is better! You see it on TV, in magazines, and on shelves everywhere you turn. But few men know the dangers of taking testosterone. Philip Werthman, MD, a Male ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:22:54 -0700

... and androstenedione in high quantities has been shown to result in androgenic or estrogenic effects in humans, including possible development of testicular atrophy, he added. As for the age-related link, he said that testes are more sensitive ...

Sault Star

Sault Star
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:20:28 -0800

“The increased incidence of germ cell cancers among men with testicular atrophy, testicular dysgenesis, cryptorchidism and infertility suggests a common etiologic relation between germ cell cancers and these genital abnormalities,” the report reads ...

Renal and Urology News

Renal and Urology News
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:22:30 -0700

Among men aged 18–35 years, 4.8% received TRT, despite the potential risks of impaired spermatogenesis, testicular atrophy, and infertility. “Although it is plausible that these men did not desire fertility, it is unclear if they understood the ...
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