“Why do I have old-man sagging balls?” is a question I am asked frequently, even by young men. A scrotum that hangs low can be a source of worry and embarrassment and even keep one from participating in sports or just enjoying a day at the beach. Many men regard low hanging balls as simply a cosmetic issue and seek help from a plastic surgeon. In reality, the sagging scrotum is usually caused by a medical problem called a varicocele.
Causes of “Saggy Testicles”
You may wrongly attribute a low-hanging scrotum to the aging process. After all, everything sags as we grow older, right? The prankster Johnny Knoxville has made this painfully clear with his prosthetic “old man balls” antics. Certainly, he has a point, although exaggerated. Your scrotum can droop with age, but the problem is likely due to a varicocele. … MORE