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A 65-year-old male asked:

pain in rh testicle when it is slightly bumped by my leg, to check a very light tap by my hand causes pain , same pain when a testicle is accidently bumped, a sharp searing pain, it seems to be getting worse, at first it did not bother much and i tho?

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Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
Seek medical consult: What you describe may (or may not) be serious. You should seek medical consultation right away, so that a doctor can get more information about this, and advise you appropriately. HealthTap video and text consultations are available; just start over and click on Talk-to-Doctor. Or, call your doctor's office. I hope you feel better!
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 39 years experience
Should get checked: You have inflammation in your testicles unless you got it traumatized before it started being sore, you should get checked for need to be on antibiotics. It may also be twisted vessels that has to urgently be addressed quickly other wise the testes could be killed. In the mean time get a pant that is supportive that would not allow the testicle to hang, that would ease the discomfort.

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