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What could cause painful testicular swelling to come and go?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
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. The other problem may be a varicocele which is a collection of veins that get more swollen the more active a man is and the longer in the day he's on his feet.
Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
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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Cause of regular testicular swelling?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
? Painful: Common causes include hydrocele ( fluid collection in the scrotal sac, testicular tumor, epididymitis. If sudden onset of swelling- testicular torsion which is an emergency, usually painful- see to doctor/ er asap. Sometimes hernia may get confused with testicular swelling.

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