Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome

What is testosterone ? Testosterone is the male hormone which helps in the physical, sexual and psychological well being of the person. What is the role of testosterone hormone in male body ? Testosterone helps in development of male secondary characters at puberty such as growth of facial hairs, penis and testes enlargement, deepening ofContinue reading “Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome”

Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults

Sexual symptoms – Most prominent symptom, Decreased erections, loss of erectile function (erectile dysfunction), decreased semen volume, decreased frequency of ejaculations Hair loss Cognitive symptoms – Low mood, low sexual desire, memory impairement, sleep disturbances, concentration difficulties, decreased motivation Reduced muscle mass, increase in body fat Decreased physical strength/activity, decreased energy Increased risk of heartContinue reading “Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults”

Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)

Absence of either testis from its normal position in scrotum is called undescended testis. It is most common congenital abnormality found in male genitalia. Classification Congenital – Undescended testis present since birth Acquired – testis which has migrated up that has been previously noted to be present in scrotum Location wise – Inguinal (groin), Intra-abdominal,Continue reading “Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)”