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My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

See ur dr: This should always be checked out especially if it red and seems to hurt immediately. How ever the most like ly cause if it is not hurting or red is a hydrocele. It is seen quite frequently a collection of fluid around testicle it is benign might grow a little before it goes away usually gone by 1 yo or sooner. Nothing to worry about. ...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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One testicle of my 3 weeksyoung baby got swollen and bigger then return back to same size as the other after 2 days. What caused it and is it normal?

One testicle of my 3 weeksyoung baby got swollen and bigger then return back to same size as the other after 2 days. What caused it and is it normal?

Patent processus: Could have been an infection (unlikely), vs transient torsion vs communicating hydroceole. Likely favors the latter. May need surgical intervention if recurs. Your baby should be evaluated by a pediatric Urologist. ...Read more

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I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

Orchitis: See a physician for exam and treatment. There are several possibilities. Orchitis would require antibiotic rx. You may need an ultrasound to exclude more serious causes. ...Read more

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If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

Need evaluation: The rapidity of onset of swelling provides some information. It may be a benign condition such as a hydrocele or may represent something more serious such as testicular cancer or orchitis. I recommend a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle on one side the swollen testicle is about the size of a baseball

Please : Please be seen for this. Possible causes for swelling include: varicocele, epididymitis, hydrocele, torsion, orchitis just to mention. Lumps or swelling in the scrotum should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17 is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17  is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

Not normal: This definitely is not "normal" following surgery. I would guess you have a hematoma, i.e. bleeding at the surgical site, perhaps now with some inflammation due to the blood. If not especially painful, probably not serious. But you shouldn't be trying to sort this out on this or any other distant forum. Contact the doctor who did the surgery! ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varicocele and epididymal cyst, among others. An h&p, labs, and ultrasound are warranted. ...Read more

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Slight pain in right testicle only when touched tingly feeling swollen one hangs lower then the other. Hydrocele, torsion or something else?

Slight pain in right testicle only when touched tingly feeling swollen one hangs lower then the other. Hydrocele, torsion or something else?

It is normal: For one testicle to be lower than the other one. If you have significant swelling or pain in the testicle you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Everything is probably normal, but there is no way to tell without an exam. ...Read more

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My boyfriend noticed one testicle was swollen this morning and is tender and slightly painful to the touch. Yesterday and today he drove a lot. ?

My boyfriend noticed one testicle was swollen this morning and is tender and slightly painful to the touch. Yesterday and today he drove a lot. ?

See dr.: Causs of testicular pain include infection, trauma, and torsion. Infection is epididimoorchitis and usually treated wtih antibiotics. Trauma is usually treated by support and sometimes warm and cold compresses. Torsion is where testicle gets twisted and can lose its blood supply. This is serious because can lose testicle with subsequent necrosis. ...Read more

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Hi, my friend had an appendectomy on wednesday morning. He now has a swollen and purple testicle on one side, what could this mean?

Hi, my friend had an appendectomy on wednesday morning. He now has a swollen and purple testicle on one side, what could this mean?

Likely OK: This is likely just bruising from the surgery. Blood and fluid travel eith gravity do can end up in the scrotum. I still would contact your surgeon, . ...Read more

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Ultrasound stylus probing swollen testicle dwelt a bit longer at one place & there was pain. Can this cut off blood supply so size is still abnormal?

Ultrasound stylus probing swollen testicle dwelt a bit longer at one place & there was pain. Can this cut off blood supply so size is still abnormal?

Ultrasound is safe: The pain from the ultrasound is likely not due to the device cutting off blood supply but instead is due to the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Few weeks my testicles been swollen feel something in my right one in the left it looks like more skin hanging and I have a on/off headache. Whats it?

Few weeks my testicles been swollen feel something in my right one in the left it looks like more skin hanging and I have a on/off headache. Whats it?

Swollen testicle: It is possible that you have a hydrocoele. Check with a urologist for evaluation and treatment. The headache may be due to the prednisome you are taking and not related to your testicular problem. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

Varicocele: Swollen veins inside the scrotum can be caused by a varicocele or varicose veins which can slow down the testicle circulation and thus produce pain because of lack of oxygen. Having the varicocele on the right side for a prolonged length of time not only causes atrophy or shrinkage of the testicle but also causes decreased sperm production. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle with pain. ?

Swollen testicle: A swollen testicle with pain is an emergency situation. Go to the ER ASAP ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting of an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc. Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele(fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more