Why is one of my balls higher up than the other?

Why is one of my balls higher up than the other?

It is entirely normal for one testicle to be bigger than the other. Many people find that the right testicle is slightly larger and the left hangs lower. A difference in size is usually nothing to worry about, though it can occasionally indicate a problem.

Is it normal for testicles to hang at different heights?

Yes. It is common for guys to have slightly different size testicles. Usually, the right testicle is larger than the left. Also, one testicle (usually the left) often hangs lower than the other.

Why do testicles hang at different levels?

In hot conditions, the skin loosens to prevent the testicles from overheating. The looser skin allows the balls to hang away from the warm body and encourages airflow around the scrotum to keep the area cool. As such, even in younger people, the testicles will typically sag a bit.

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Why does one of my testicles move up?

When the cremaster muscle contracts, it pulls the testicle up into groin. This response is normal in males. Cold temperature and anxiety are two factors that trigger what is known as the cremasteric reflex, or the pulling of the testicles upward toward the groin.

Does sperm come from both testicles?

The two testicles (or testes) produce sperm and the male sex hormone testosterone.

Why do my right testicle hangs lower than the left?

This is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. Either side may be slightly larger or hang lower. But be sure to tell a parent (who will let your doctor know) if you have any pain, swelling, or lumps in your testicles.

Why do men have two testicles?

Most people with a penis have two testicles in their scrotum — but some only have one. This is known as monorchism. Monorchism can be the result of several things. Some people are simply born with just one testicle, while others have one removed for medical reasons.

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Why does one testicle hang lower than the other?