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A 26-year-old male asked:

after working in the gym 4d ago i have small dull pain in left testicle, no swelling, bulges, redness or lumps. should i just rest or see the doc?

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Dr. James Fishman
Urology 34 years experience
Rest/Ice/Motrin: Testalgia (pain the the testicles) is a common condition seen by urologist. Unless you had some direct trauma to the testicle, i would attribute the described discomfort to "strain"...Advise to use scrotal support, ice to the scrotum (you can leave your underwear on), and antiinflammatory meds like motrin. If pain persists after 3-5 days seek out a urologist.
Dr. James Lin
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Any men having experienced a Hx of unpredictable onset of testicular pain with highly variable degree, duration, interval, associated nausea, etc. over time should alert a professional mind to worry about ? intermittent testicular torsion with spontaneous de-torsion. Due to its elusive clinical pictures, many men suffering from this for years or even decades still escapes deserved attention...
Sep 6, 2014

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