A 16-year-old male asked:

I am 16 and am experiencing pain in my right testicle and groin on the same side. lower back pain comes and goes. the pain shoots from my groin into my right leg so i think it might be a nerve or uti. can someone confirm? also havent been urinating?

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Dr. Jay Kashkin
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Get to a doctor ASAP: Testicular pain should be addressed ASAP. There are a number of different causes and some need to be addressed AS SOON AS POSSIBLE meaning once you read this, go to the ER with a parent. Let a parent know now as well.
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