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Whats normal testicle size ?
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jss123 posted:
Hi,

I got comments from a woman my testicles are small for a adult man.
She said it wasn't a problem as my penis was above average which I guess is better than having it the other way around.

During puberty my testicles didn't really grow that much so I guess she could be right. I have always been a bit concerned about my fertility though.

Whats the normal size for a man and how do you measure them.
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shortman_eric responded:
I really don't know about either really. But I don't think size is directly related to fertility, I mean you could produce a lot of sperm, but just not store a lot of it. So if you're trying for a baby, trying every night for a week might not be the best solution.
 
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gymguygreg replied to shortman_eric's response:
jss123,

As long as all the plumbing is working, don't worry about it. But to answer your question about size and measuring...

I think my balls are average. I asked that question in the old forum and mine seemed to be right in the middle of all the guys who responded. They are approx. 1 1/2" x 2 1/4". My scrotum is loose so they hang free accept when I am about ready to ejaculate or while in cold water, etc.

I do some woodworking and have a tool called a calipers that I used to measure because it is the most accurate. You can measure with a ruler but don't press against the testicle while doing it as that flattens it out and alters the measurement. Just hold the scrotum skin snug so you see the exact shape of your testicle.

I know a guy with small balls who has fathered 5 kids so I think like Erci said that balls size is probably not your issue. Why are you concenred? Have you tried to get someone pregnant and it didn't work? You may just be self-conscious becasue you think your testicles are small and you beleive that makes you less of a man. Please don't worry about it unless there is a medical issue you want to correct.
 
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gq12 replied to gymguygreg's response:
I was taking a good at my balls yesterday and I am definitely not very large. I am not a big fan of big, low hanging balls but I wonder if smaller balls take away from the overall size you portray? My penis usually hangs about 1/3 past my balls unless it is very warm and my sac is real loose. I'd like to know if you think bigger balls makes your penis appear larger because there is more there.

I'll have to measure and give you an update.
 
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jss123 replied to gq12's response:
Hi,

I think my main issue was I only started puberty at 17 so my penis and testicles were really tiny until 20. They looked like I was a 10 year old boy. At 17 my erect penis was less than 3 inches. My penis grew to 6 1/2 inches but my testicles didn't grow much.
You can imagine what it was like in the schools showers !

My flaccid penis also hangs well past my testicles.
I also have a very tight sac so they hang tightly below my penis even if I'm flaccid. I guess

If I wear briefs with a pouch my testicles don't come close to touching the bottom of the pouch. That's actually one of the reasons I posted the question.

I measure at just over 2" down by 1 1/4" across.

I guess I should be happy they work properly (I have a strong sex drive). There's not much I can do to alter their size anyway.
 
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gymguygreg replied to jss123's response:
jss123,

If your testicles are 2"x1 1/4", they are very similar to mine and mine are right there in the average range with most other guys so you may just be sensitive about your late puberty. As for them not hanging low, that has nothing to do with your masculinity or anything. Did you read gq12's post above. His balls don't hang and he loves his and is quite a show off.
 
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gymguygreg replied to gq12's response:
gq,

You asked if bigger balls make your penis look larger. I say yes and no. In my case, my balls hang relatively low and pretty much stay that way right up until ejaculation and pull up a bit if I am in cold water for awhile. However, my penis retracts pretty often. I think my average sized balls that hang low make my penis look even smaller when it is in that state.

Two of my sons have penises that are about 6" flaccid size. One of them has avarage balls that hang about 2/3 the length of his penis. The other has larger balls and they hang almost to the tip of his penis. The combination of his large penis and testicles makes his package look massive but the other one appears to have a larger penis even though I imagine they are really about the same size.

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GaMale770 responded:
What is the proper way of measuring one's testicles?
 
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Eugenio311 replied to GaMale770's response:
I don't think it's possible to measure your own testicles with accuracy. Other structures in the scrotum would complicate the results. The only accurate measurement would be via ultrasound or other medical imaging.

The "normal" range for adult testicles is 2 - 3 cm wide and 3 - 5 cm in length. I think it's just a hereditary trait like eye color or height, unless there's a medical (hormonal) problem going on.
 
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gq12 replied to gymguygreg's response:
Greg,

I finally measured my balls.

My penis is about 4" flacid, so if I measure from the same spot, by sac averages about a 3" hang, so my penis is about an inch past it (more after doing all the measuring!). My balls are about 2 1/4" x 1 1/4". Overall, I think I am about average in the ball dept. My sac may be slightly smaller but who knows? At least I won't sit on them!

I agree that large balls and a large penis makes everything appear large, while shorter balls will give your penis the apprearance of it being longer. I may fall into the category of my penis looking longer than it really is because I feel like I could have more girth, but my measurements are right there with others who have posted on the penis size thread.
 
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gymguygreg replied to gq12's response:
gq,
Your package sounds perfect, just like the rest of you!!! I wish I was at the gym or nude beach when you showed up. I would love to see you from head to toe.
 
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gymguygreg replied to Eugenio311's response:
Eugenio,
For this purpose, extreme accuracy really isn't that important. An approximation is fine. The main thing is just to pull the skin of your scrotum snugly, not tight, around the testicle. You can get a pretty decent meansurement.

I had a variocele a few years back and had an ultrasound so my testicles were measured as you mentioned. When I read the report, those numbers meant nothing to me so for our porposes here, I think a manual, less accurate size, is fine.

Greg
 
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Eugenio311 replied to gymguygreg's response:
Greg, of course you're correct that precise measurement isn't necessary except for medical purposes. It is easy enough to know whether or not you're within normal range, which I guess is the "purpose" you are referring to. I didn't see anyone else answer the original question about what is normal, however.
 
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shortman_eric responded:
Does anyone have testicles that hang unevenly? I was taking a really hot shower today and noticed that one hangs lower. Not freakishly, but clearly lower.
 
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jss123 replied to shortman_eric's response:
Its very normal. I searched online once.
In my case my left one hangs clearly lower than my right.



Apparently almost all men have one hanging lower than the other.

I'm sure others on the forum know why.


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