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A 29-year-old male asked:

My right testicle is swollen double in size solid hard tender to the touch er told me its not infection but they don't know what it is please help?

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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a urologist: Please do not leave the ER before you have been checked by a urologist. A swollen, hard, tender testicle is suggestive of torsion, which needs emergent management.
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