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A 59-year-old female asked:

Injured testicle after heavy lifting. after lifting heavy object one testicle began hurting badly. i could not sleep all night and this morning it was a little better. but it still hurts and i cannot sit long. what do you think i did?

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
I : I think you may have an inguinal hernia. After lifting a heavy object , fat or part of your intestine can travel down into the scrotum. This places pressure on the testes causing pain. Please see your doctor right away. Best of luck.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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