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I have an achy pain in my left testicle it's been off an on for two weeks it doesn't hurt been it's just kind of there I was wondering what it is?
Likely not serious: Achy, non-severe pain in testicle or spermatic cord is common at your age. Probably condition known as "blue balls" or "lovers' nuts". Often caused by erotic reactions without release. This symptom can occur with a varicocele, whih feels like a "bag of worms" in scrotum when standing & goes when lying down. Severe, sudden onset testicular pains are ones which shouldn't be ignored. ...Read more
Be checked timely...: Of course, it is advisable to be checked so to define what may be the causes for left testicular ache and dullness, which may result from the disorders of testis/epididymis per se or from those of local muscles, joints, or nerves. To define these correctly, follow instruction in the articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Welcome to contact me for clarification... ...Read more
Im getting slight ache in left testicle. It comes and goes but now it's come again and it feels weird. It doesn't hurt but feels like a slight squeeze?
Need more info...: Any men having testicular pain with a highly variable degree, duration, & interval should lead a professional mind to consider possible torsion despite age; of course, disorders of testes per se & those from regional muscles, joints, & nerves should be considered. How to sort these out correctly? Follow instructions in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish... ...Read more
See your doctor: Your doctor can perform an exam and tell you what is normal and not normal. What you are feeling is likely your epididymis (on both sides) which is where sperm is stored on its way from the testicle to the vas deferens and finally out the urethra. The only person who can confirm this is your doctor and with firmness/pain a testicular US should be obtained. ...Read more
Here are some ...: The causes for orchialgia may include, not limited: Any inflammation / infection - bacterial UTI- or STD-related urethritis or expected after surgery of testis or nearby tissues like after vasectomy, hydrocelectomy, spermatocelectomy; infected cyst; spontaneous hemorrhage; referring pain from neuralgia/radiculopathy of ilioinguinal / iliohypogastric nerves; .... More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Before delivering care, one has to know what causes dull ache in left testis/groin - by some from inside or outside the scrotum? So, to define such, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of the ache and possible related Sx over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, possible tests do to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...Read more
TESTICLE PAIN: The genitals are a common landing place for referred pain from the back and prostate. This is seen when there is no swelling but the testes are sore but usually not tender to the touch. He needs to be examined. ...Read more
Hi i have an ache in my groin it start from the top of my groin leading to my left testicle where there is also a masso?
Groin pain: Your symptoms need to be evaluated by your doctor. You mention a mass. That indicates the need to see the doc ASAP. He/she will let you know what is going on and help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Dull achy pain from left testicle. noticed 3 small pimple like bumps on the surface of the left testicle. 1 top 1 bottom 1 side. any ideas?
Unrelated...: What you saw ( 3 small pimples) on the scrotum are most likely not related with dull ache from(?) left testicle. These 3 bumps may represent the presence of overactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which of course require no practical need for treatment. If still in doubt, see urologist timely for confirmation & counseling. ...Read more
What can cause intermittent aching in 1 testicle? I have not injured the area.I get an ache that last approx 20/30 seconds several times daily
Here are some ...: Your described testicular pain is more likely related with neuromuscular origin resulting from the referring pain by neuropathy / radiculopathy related with herniated disc. For a man of 16-25 without Hx of back problem, I incline to worry about possible intermittent testicular torsion if the pain is highly variable in its degree, duration, & interval. For detail, ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr lin, on my earlier question you stated a dull ache/pain in one testicle is not indicative usually of orchitis. What things can this possibly be?
Here are some ...: Oftentimes the ache in sac, besides inflammation or intermittent torsion, may be referring from the disorders in muscles, joints, or nerves at far sites notable in or around the spine. But, a diligent analysis of the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of chief complaints and their related Sx + physicals, etc. can differentiate the causes most of times... ...Read more