Testes and Scrotum September 26, 2013

What are the testis and scrotum?

The testes are important parts of male reproductive system. They are two oval organs located between upper thighs in a skin pouch called scrotum. In the unborn child the testes develop in the abdomen and then descend to their permanent position about 3 months before birth. The testicular temperature is about 3-40 C below the […]

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Testes and Scrotum September 24, 2013

Acute conditions of testis and scrotum

Diseases of the testis Anything (pain, redness or swelling) that appears in the testis and scrotum region should be investigated at the earliest opportunity. Acute Epididymitis: Inflammation of epididymis. It produces swelling, pain and tenderness in the testis and epididymis. There may be associated discharge from the penis and blood in the semen. The most […]

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Prostate September 11, 2013

The Prostate Gland

The male reproductive system consists of 2 testicles (in the scrotum), penis, prostate gland, seminal vesicles and a tube to transport sperm – vas. What is the Prostate Gland? The prostate is a walnut sized gland situated below the bladder (Figure 1), in front of the rectum and behind the pubic bone. It is closely […]

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