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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Red Painful Testicles

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What causes red/sticky testicles that can last for a month?

What causes red/sticky testicles that can last for a month?

Jock itch?: Most common thing would be a fungal infection in the groin. Try lotrimin (clotrimazole) over the counter. If no better in a week, see a doctor. ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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My husband has a knot to the right of his testicles and it is red and not painful could this be serious?

My husband has a knot to the right of his testicles and it is red and not painful could this be serious?

Knot : If the knot is on the skin, then it may be an epidermoid cyst. If it is deeper inside and separate from the testicle, then more than likely it is a benign finding. He should visit with his doctor to be certain. ...Read more

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There's a red, painful area between my left testicle and my leg. It's reappeared within the last few days after being gone for a while. What do I do?

There's a red, painful area between my left testicle and my leg. It's reappeared within the last few days after being gone for a while. What do I do?

Warm soaks: Likely an infected hair follicle or sebaceous cyst. F it heads and drains with soaks it doesn't need antibiotics, but if if progresses it needs to be seen by an md. ...Read more

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My testicle skin got red-colored patches. Previously my testicle skin was itching a lot and touching it was a little painful. What is happening to me?

My testicle skin got red-colored patches. Previously my testicle skin was itching a lot and touching it was a little painful. What is happening to me?

Pruritus genitalia: This is one of the neurodermatoses often triggered by stress. The more you scratch, the more you itch!. Try applying a cool compress wet to dry for 3-4 minutes and then apply OTC hydrocortisone 1% ointment. If this stil is not helping, you need to consult a dernatologist for stronger topical steroids and possibly oral antihistamines. ...Read more

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My 18 months old baby has a redness on his testicles, what causing it?

My 18 months old baby has a redness on his testicles, what causing it?

Wetness irritation: It might be irritation from wetness of diaper or a mild yesterday rash.Kep him dry and try using zinc oxide cream.if not improved try nystatin cream. ...Read more

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I've got a itch on my left testicle. And a very very light redness. Could this be herpes?

I've got a itch on my left testicle. And a very very light redness. Could this be herpes?

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more

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My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

Consult with Dr.: This should not be diagnosed over internet. Some dr.S will comment on emailed photo + phone call others need to examine in person. Could be hydrocele, inguino-scrotal hernia, trauma, torsion of testis or appendix testis, epididymitis or epipipymoorchitis, cyst of epididymis & virtually never tumor. Pediatric urologist or surgeon can diagnose in seconds. ...Read more

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