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What could cause painful testicular swelling to come and go

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Hydrocele: Most common on and off testicular swelling is from a hydrocele, a fluid filled sac that communicates with the abdomen and shifts fluids back and forth ... Read More
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Dr. David Schleimer
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See urologist: See a urologist, but i think that herniation and or strangulation of the vascular elements in the testicular sac may be 2 reasons.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
? Painful: Common causes include hydrocele ( fluid collection in the scrotal sac, testicular tumor, epididymitis. If sudden onset of swelling- testicular torsio ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Extent of hernia: The size, extent of hernia would require more dissection, resulting in more swelling on the involved side. You should see your surgeon who can advise ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Gradual: One to two weeks.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Several things...: If you definitely have testicular swelling, you need to see a doctor ASAP. There are several potential causes, including infection (epididymitis, STDs ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not cancer.: This is very unlikely to be cancer. But, you might have an infection. Other possibilities include epidymitis, testicular torsion, etc. Definitely s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Several things.: There are two worrisome entities that must be ruled out first. Testicular torsion, which is usually pain that is much more acute. The second is testic ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience Urgent Care
No: Dont worry. It will be fine. Trauma or hit to the testicle usually causes pain and discomfort, and rarely can result in non functioning of the testicl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Esly Caldwell
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple causes: Often no cause found but partial obstruction by intrinsic or extrinsic cause can cause it and should be exclude.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Testicular injury: Usually if no swelling, and only momentary pain , it should not be very significant concern for infertility but would follow up with doctor/ urgent ... Read More

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