Male Reproductive System

Male Subdivision

What does this system do?

1. Produces Sperm

2. Produces fluid for sperm to swim in

3. Produces hormones


Other major organ parts

Homeostatic Imbalances

Testicular Cancer

Cause: Cancer cells form in one or both of the testicles and begin to change and grow uncontrollably.


Symptoms:

A painless lump in the testicle

Change in how it feels

Build up of fluid in the scrotum


Treatment:

Radiation therapy

Chemotherapy



Prostatitis

Cause: Inflammation of the prostate gland


Symptoms:

Swelling

Pain in groin


Treatment:

Antibiotics

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Urethritis

Cause: Inflammation in the ureter that is mainly caused by infection.


Symptom:

Difficulty passing urine.

Bleeding

Discharge


Treatment:

Medicines and in severe cases, surgery.

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