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A 19-year-old male asked:

Im having swelling on the bottom of my left testicle! the swelling goes all the way down towards my anus. the middle vein of the scrotum looks off also and the swelling seems to be on that line just when it goes down into my perineum. what is this?

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Possible hernia: You need to be seen immediately as this could be many things from an incarcerated hernia to a varicocele
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