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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varicocele: Likely varicocele which is usually easily treated by your local urologist with a minor surgery.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very likely: Why have you been treated for same?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Normal: It is normal to have visible veins on the scrotum. They can vary in size and location and do not require any treatment.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience in Urology
Varicocele: It sounds like a condition called "Varicocele". See a urologist for surgical varicocelectomy or an interventional radiologist for embolization. Talk t ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor today!: Several problems are possible, some of which are very serious. Don't delay - go today.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience in Urology
It could.: A large enough inguinal hernia can certainly cause testicular pain and can can cause scrotal swelling. I imagine it might also compress or push on the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Uro symptoms: The variety of symptoms you mention indicate the need for you to see a urologist right now. Your family doctor can refer you to this type of speciali ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See below: Testicular torsion usually characterized by acute onset of pain in one testicle often accompanied by swelling, higher riding testicle, reddened scrotu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Epididymitis?: Sounds like you have epididymitis. This can be due to a variety of causes, but sexually transmitted disease is high on the list in a young male. Shoul ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Varicocele : It could be due to an abnormal collection of veins in the scrotum. An ultrasound should be able to tell if that is the cause. The other possibility is ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Urgent; see doctor..: Your condition needs an urgent/emergent attention asap, and do not try to wait out. Without further detailed history + a direct look and palpation, i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Golowa
18 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Nonspecific: possibly a varicosele which is related to cenous reflux esp if it's on the left. May be orchidis or inflammation of the testes. Might be torsion ( tw ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Hematuria: Blood in uring always needs work up. See your doctor to discuss. Is blood present in your ejaculate? This is usually a benign condition, but should ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Testicular pain: You have ruled out the big ticket items so that is good! For pain and swelling, just take Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs for pain and could also take Benadry ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Rethnam
22 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
R/o infection: Need to get checked out for infection first before looking into non infectious etiology
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Likely not: Varicoceles are in the scrotum. The prostate is not. If the abdominal pain is on the same side as the varicocele, that can cause the abdominal discomf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly??: I am assuming that you had a surgical repair of an inhuman hernia. There are people who complain of post-op pain on the same side and the greatest ris ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Could be dangerous: as it sounds like you may have an inflamed vein or even a blood clot. You could try warm compresses for 10-15 minutes every hour or so to see if it g ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lower abdominal pain: is usually related to a bladder or large intestine problem, such as constipation. It is normal to have prominent veins on the surface of the scrotum ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
Inflamed vs varices: Pain is a result of inflammation or changes is circulation. It is unlikely (extremely rare) to have bilateral torsion. If you don't have bilateral in ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
See a doctor: You may have epididymitis... An infection that needs antibiotics.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience in Neurology
Another nerve pain: Sciatica specifically refers to nerve pain that radiates down the sciatic nerve (i.e., down the back or side of the leg). But, many times the term is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Prostatitis: While prostatitis can cause referred pain to many areas such as the testes and pelvis, is unlikely that all of the symptoms you describe are from pro ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not thrombophlebitis: It is normal for veins to expand and contract in relation to their relative position to the height of the heart. Throbophlebitis is a clot in the vein ... Read More
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