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should i get an ultra sound to check for a hernia if my doctor says that i have epiddimitis? i have had what i believe to be a urinary tract infection for about a week. i woke up this morning with my right testical hurting and the area above it. i went to

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Dr. Bhupendra Tolia
Urology 59 years experience
Ultrasound : Ultrasound of the testes is done to confirm epididymitis and rule out any other testicular pathology such as tumor. It is not doen for hernia. I think you should have ultrasound of testes done.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Urology: May need a urology consult if its not getting better. Generally don't need an ultrasound if it is epididymis.

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