A retractile testicle is not considered a serious health risk. What causes a retractile testicle? All males have a cremaster muscle (a thin pouch-like muscle in which a testicle rests). When the cremaster muscle contracts (tightens), it pulls the testicle upward toward the body; this is known as the cremasteric reflex. Retractile testicle can easily be diagnosed by your son’s doctor initially from physical exam. However, if there is any question about the diagnosis or need for immediate treatment, you might be referred to a doctor who specializes in urinary disorders and problems with .
Retractile testicles are caused by a normal reflex commonly found during physical exam in males. Retractile testicles are sometimes mistaken for undescended testicles, but they are not the same. An undescended testicle is not felt in the scrotum at all, while a retractile testicle is in the scrotum but can be pulled back with a muscle contraction. Apr 16, 2016 · SOLUTION FOR ASCENDING TESTICLES? By 6package | 22 posts, last post over a year ago. Every adult man has testicles that ascend up to the body. see a urologist. This is one of their areas of specialty. If a testicle retreats but can come back down it is called retractile testicle. If it retreats and stays it is called ascending testicle.