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Can acute cystitis cause testicule discomfort and pubic area pain?

Can acute cystitis cause testicule discomfort and pubic area pain?

No. : Acute cystitis is inflammation of the bladder either by an infection or some other irritant. It usually causes urinary problems like increased frequency, urgency, discomfort when urinating, but will not cause testicular pain. You should see your doctor for an exam and further advice. ...Read more

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Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Acute cystitis cause pubic area pain?

Sure can!: The bladder rests behind the pubic bone and as it fills, extends above the pubic bone more towards the abdominal area. An infection in the bladder could certainly cause pain above the pubis. ...Read more

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Doctors r/o inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, and testicular torsion. Observed epididymitis. Cause severe pain in LL Abd. when sneezing/coughing?

Referred pain: The testicle and closely attached structures (epididymis) form in the abdomen very early in life and then migrate later to outside of the body. This means that the nerve supply originates in the abdominal area -and you are experiencing this firsthand. Hopefully the treatment for epididymitis will lead to resolution. Has anything been confirmed? Good to see doc to make sure you're on track to heal. ...Read more

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Testicular pain(bilateral, constant, intermittently more severe)+thigh pain, warmth of scrotum increasingly with pain. Torsion and trauma ruled out. ?

Testicular pain(bilateral, constant, intermittently more severe)+thigh pain, warmth of scrotum increasingly with pain. Torsion and trauma ruled out. ?

Inflamed vs varices: Pain is a result of inflammation or changes is circulation. It is unlikely (extremely rare) to have bilateral torsion. If you don't have bilateral inguinal hernias, you should consider undergoing a scrotal ultrasound to assess for increased flow suggesting epididymal orchitis, or changes in flow seen in varicoceles. If "-", then it could be a ligamentous strain. ...Read more

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Scrotal & abdo aching pain both sides. Swollen testis veins. Uvsound shows no Varicocele, torsion, epididymis, UTI or kidney/appendix infection. What?

Scrotal & abdo aching pain both sides. Swollen testis
veins. Uvsound shows no Varicocele, torsion, epididymis, UTI or kidney/appendix infection. What?

Testicular pain: You have ruled out the big ticket items so that is good! For pain and swelling, just take Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs for pain and could also take Benadryl at night 25-50 mg /night for the swelling. If it persists, see Urology MD. Welcome to Healthtap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause pain coming directly from testicles (bilateral), thigh pain, upper left sided pelvic pain and/or varicoceles?

Prostatitis: While prostatitis can cause referred pain to many areas such as the testes and pelvis, is unlikely that all of the symptoms you describe are from prostatitis. Varicoceles have no relation to prostatitis. ...Read more

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Can pacofen or paracetamol relieve pain from acute epididymitis?

Can pacofen or paracetamol relieve pain from acute epididymitis?

May, but...: Both are acetaminophen which is an non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug so it will ease the pain to a degree for a while but is not a good care for acute epididymitis, which requires appropriate antibiotics. To correctly put all related things together for good care, follow suggestion in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Contact me if you wish. ...Read more

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Can genitofemoral neuralgia cause testicular pain in contralateral testicle?

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Can genitofemoral neuralgia cause testicular pain in contralateral testicle?

No, but...: Theoretically, it's unlikely to induce pain on the other side, but similar process for neuralgia possibly occurs on the opposite side of same level of spinal nerves. Yet, before concluding Dx, such pain should be evaluated so to deduce if the contralateral pain is new and unrelated. How to get things done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

Infection: These symptoms could be due to a urianry tract as well as a kidney stone that is passing. See your physician as soon as possible so that appropriate therapy may be started. ...Read more

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Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?

Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?

It could.: A large enough inguinal hernia can certainly cause testicular pain and can can cause scrotal swelling. I imagine it might also compress or push on the pampiniform veins and exacerbate a clinical varicocele. This complex of symptoms certainly merits medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can fibroid shrinking cause acute pain, appendicitis symptoms ?

Can fibroid shrinking cause acute pain, appendicitis symptoms ?

R/O APPENDICITIS : Appendicitis pain usually starts around the umbilicus then in a 24-48hr window settles in the RLQ. You need an EXAM/LABS. Also ANDOMINAL/PELVIC US. THIS WILL ALSO VISUALIZE FIBROIDS. IF SX WORSEN ACUTELY WORSEN SEEK ER EVLAIATION. ...Read more

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Acute chest pain?

Acute chest pain?

Many possibilities: Wow - this might be nothing, or it could be a catastrophe. Sure, that narrows it down, right? Without more information it is pointless to speculate. I suggest that if you are concerned at all about the pain you see your doctor. If you are not, just know that it could be something serious - so in the end, it is safest to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Unsevere pain scrotum. Afraid of testicular torsion (am hypochondric). have feeling testicles can rotate freely. inflammatory reactieve nodes groin.

See below: Testicular torsion usually characterized by acute onset of pain in one testicle often accompanied by swelling, higher riding testicle, reddened scrotum, nausea and possible vomiting. Best diagnosed by physical exam and Doppler ultrasound. If torsion present, requires prompt surgery, preferably within 6 hours of symptom onset, to detorse and save testicle. Your symptoms not suggestive of torsion. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause severe pain in my scrotum?

Could prostatitis cause severe pain in my scrotum?

Possibly: Prostatitis can have a wide range of symptomatology. It can range from minimal symptoms to severe discomfort with urination. If there is an acute flare up of symptoms, there can certainly be referred pain to the pelvic area, scrotum, and rectal/anal area. The treatment should be focused on the prostate and as this problem resolves, the other symptoms will usually get better as well. ...Read more

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In regards to acute intermittent porphyria, what causes abdominal pain?

In regards to acute intermittent porphyria, what causes abdominal pain?

Great question: AIP causes an axonal neuropathy which starts in proximal arms but spreads throughout limbs, and likely throughout the body. During the cramping attacks, there is an increase in delta-aminolevulinic acid and porphobiilnogen which likely stimulates abnormal nerve activity within the gut. ...Read more

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Scrotal pain in the vas deferans--can it be torsion?

Scrotal pain in the vas deferans--can it be torsion?

Scrotal pain: This question can't be answered properly on this forum. I recommend that you seek immediate medical attention to ensure that you don't have torsion. Torsion is time-sensitive and can only be diagnosed by physical exam and either a scrotal ultrasound or testicular scan. Seek immediate medical attention is my best advice to you. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Can testicular torsion cause only mild pain?

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Can testicular torsion cause only mild pain?

Yes, if ...: If being mild and intermittent twisting, yes, its related pain can be mild. Again, remember: every life event always displays itself as a pattern of full spectrum, and we only assess the event at certain point or moment on that full spectrum, at which we have to make a good decision and take a good action so to expect a good outcome. That is our professional life. ...Read more

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Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Yes: Cholecystitis usually causes right upper quadrant pain, but not all right upper quadrant pain is caused by cholecystitis. Make sure you see your pmd regarding this pain. You may need a consultation with a gastroenterologist (gi specialist). ...Read more

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