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What could be the cause unilateral testicular pain and swelling for 2 months?

What could be the cause unilateral testicular pain and swelling for 2 months?

Here are some...: Hi! Liza4, His provided info is not enough to draw conclusion - epididymitis-related hydrocele or torsion or ..., and such man should be timely evaluated so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. To sort the related things for these symptoms has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Testicular Pain (Definition)

There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...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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Testicular pain. testicular swelling. Worst with ejaculation and sex. What can be causing this?

Testicular pain. testicular swelling. Worst with ejaculation and sex. What can be causing this?

Several things...: If you definitely have testicular swelling, you need to see a doctor ASAP. There are several potential causes, including infection (epididymitis, STDs) that might need antibiotic treatment. Testicular cancer. Certain drugs can cause this as a side effect. It's not possible to speculate further; you need professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in right side testicular pain, swelling in vas-deferense and epididymis. Epididymis become hard also and tender to touch. What is could be?

Epididymitis: You are well versed with the male anatomy.Are you a medical student or a physician? Your symptoms soundslike epididymitis. You need to consult a physician who with the help of examination and some simple test can diagnose the condition and it can be treated with some antibiotics. ...Read more

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I was prescribed moxifloxacin for testicular pain.It workedbut now I have a swelling jst below jaw at left side.Is this some kinda allergic reaction?

I was prescribed moxifloxacin for testicular pain.It workedbut now I have a swelling jst below jaw at left side.Is this some kinda allergic reaction?

Need more detail...: Did you have any symptoms in genital / urinary tract before testicular pain, which was one side or both? If yes, was this the first episode or recurrent? ...more? These info may help deduce right diagnosis. At 16, testicular pain, especially of one side with no GU-tract symptoms, should lead to worrying about testicular torsion beside UTI-/STD-related infection & pain. As to allergy, ask doctor... ...Read more

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What to do if mumps doesn't resolve on its own and is going on for months? Prostate/testicular pain/facial pain and swelling and weight loss, fatigue

What to do if mumps doesn't resolve on its own and is going on for months? Prostate/testicular pain/facial pain and swelling and weight loss, fatigue

Is it mumps?: Mumps is a viral infection and if you are sure it is mumps, then perhaps your body is "over reacting" to it. You need to be seen by your physician and be sure something else has not developed. I have great results with acupuncture/chinese medicine in situations like this too...Can work with traditional medicine and stimulate recovery. ...Read more

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Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion? Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later. No hernia per exam. No swelling. Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion?  Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later.  No hernia per exam.  No swelling.  Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Sudden onset: Torsion of the testicle occurs very suddenly. Other inflammatory condtions like orchitis and epididymitis can occur more gradually. If this discomfort persists, an exam by a urologist is recommended. ...Read more

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I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort) , scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

I am experiencing  testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort) , scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...

Uro symptoms: The variety of symptoms you mention indicate the need for you to see a urologist right now. Your family doctor can refer you to this type of specialist. This will rule out or identify medical conditions. It will also allow for treatment, if needed, before conditions progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are common causes of testicular pain?

What are common causes of testicular pain?

Testicular pain: Testicular pain can have many causes. Infection, trauma (injury), referred pain from another irritation (prostate, hernia), swelling by fluids (hydrocele). It is best to see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this testicular pain?

More information: Needed. ?Severity of pain, ?Speed of onset, ?Side, ? Associated fever, ?Relieving factors - i.E pain is relieved by lying down or elevating scrotum, or aggravated or associated with physical activity or sexual arousal? ...Read more

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What are possible causes of my testicular pain?

What are possible causes of my testicular pain?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of testicular pain and you should see a physician for a history, physical examination, and then possibly a scrotal ultrasound. The most worrisome is torsion, when the blood supply to the testicle is twisted closed. Infections can result in epididymitis or orchitis. Others causes are more benign, such as hydroceles & spermatoceles. A full workup will help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain after ejaculating?

What can cause testicular pain after ejaculating?

Lots of stuff: A urologist can help but you may have epididymitis or even a blockage. Sometimes men can get stones or cysts in the ejaculatory ducts that cause back pressure and pain with ejaculation. ...Read more

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Could my intermittent, excruciating testicular pain be caused by a hydrocele?

Could my intermittent, excruciating testicular pain be caused by a hydrocele?

Not usually: What can , however cause that pain ( depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own blood supply. That is a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Could you have an STD that only causes testicular pain?

Probably not...: Testicular pain comes from many reasons such as infection, twisting, referring pain from spinal nerve, or after surgery, etc. But without careful palpation on scrotum and its contents with or without us, it's hard to state what it's causing pain. Generally speaking, pain alone is not std-related. In doubt? See urologist timely after collecting and recording the feature and degree of pain with .. ...Read more

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What causes testicular pain?

What causes testicular pain?

Long list, more info: depends on location, duration, swelling, recent trauma, mass, recent potential sexual relations, associated symptoms. Please seek good medical evaluation ...Read more

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What might causes a testicular pain ??

What might causes a testicular pain ??

Here are some ...: There is a long list for it, but the following is among the common ones: STD- or non-STD-related infection, torsion of testis/appendages, hernia, pinched nerve, post-surgery-nerve trap and neuroma, occasionally varicocele, tumors, etc. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS : Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dull, random, occasional, testicular pain?

What is the cause of dull, random, occasional, testicular pain?

Depends: Testicular pain can have many causes depending on age, exam, and symptoms, but in my practice, when a man of about 50yo is seen w/ the above symptoms, i usually end up finding by examination either a prostate infection and/or infection of the epididymis, which can be treated with antibiotics.Std's may be found in young men w/ the above symptoms, but there are other causes also.Please see ur doc. ...Read more

Testicle Pain (Definition)

Testicular pain can be acute or chronic, and is perceived as pain emanating from the scrotum. Sudden, sharp pain is often referred to as an acute scrotum, and requires quick evaluation to rule out testicular torsion. Trauma and infections can present similarly. Chronic orchalgia is usually a dull ache, and is often difficult ...Read more


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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more