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Wht causes testicles discomfort?

Wht causes testicles discomfort?

Many things: Testicular or scrotal pain can be caused by a variety of things. If the testicles are palpably tender, epididymitis is likely the cause. If there is no palpable irregularity or tenderness to the testicles or scrotum then referred pain from prostatitis would be a likely cause. Other things such as inguinal hernia or lumbar radiculopathy are also possible. ...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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What could cause testicle pain?

What could cause testicle pain?

Lots of stuff: There are many things that could cause this but you should be checked for an infection and to make sure that the testicle is not torsed which can be a surgical emergency, http://www.healthline.com/health/testicular-torsion#Overview1 ...Read more

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What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

What causes testicles shrinkage and decrease in their volume in otherwise normal men?

Testicular atrophy: A decrease in size occurs with aging, more acutely with trauma, or exogenous supplementation with testosterone. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause testicle pain?

Can herpes cause testicle pain?

Unusual: Acute or classic genital herpes should not cause isolated testis discomfort. Herpetic neuralgia can cause neuropathy and a host of symptoms. Urologic evaluation and examination are important. Please see a urologist. ...Read more

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Can lifting weights cause testicle pain?

Can lifting weights cause testicle pain?

Yes: Intraabdominal pressure increases during lifiting. The pressure may be transmitted along the spermatic cord to the testicle. Be sure there is no hernia, infection, or tumor. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Does epidiymo-orchritis cause testicles to be hard ? Finished treatment a week ago.

Does epidiymo-orchritis cause testicles to be hard ? Finished treatment a week ago.

it can: The inflammation from the infection can result in swelling that can take a month or so to resolve. An anti-inflammatory can help. If the swelling does not improve, you should visit your physician. ...Read more

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Which medications are really proven to cause testicle shrinkage and lower sperm count?

Which medications are really proven to cause testicle shrinkage and lower sperm count?

Testosterone,: Androsterone and Lupron (leuprolide) have been proven to cause testicular shrinkage. I believe reports of other medications causing shrinkage is purely anecdotal and not proven. ...Read more

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Could sciatica cause testicle pain?

Yes it can: Happen. Suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you for options regarding treatments. ...Read more

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Can HIV cause testicle pain?

Can HIV cause testicle pain?

No: HIV can't but there are many things that could cause this but you should be checked for an infection and to make sure that the testicle is not torsed which can be a surgical emergency, http://www.healthline.com/health/testicular-torsion#Overview1 ...Read more

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