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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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Could it be something bad if I have leg pain?

Could it be something bad if I have leg pain?

Depends: Yes it depends on the underlying cause which can for example related to circulation or nerves or muscles or tendons or bones. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Yes if hard: Painless hard swellings of the testicle are cancer until proven otherwise. Hence should be checked out asap. Fortunately most scrotal swellings are benign. Scrotal swellings that develop suddenly and are associated with severe pain can be due to torsion (twisted spermatic cord) which needs to be corrected asap because testicle can be lost if left untreated>6hrs. Or epipidymitis which antibiotics a. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have armpit pain?

Depends: For armpit pain, we worry about lymph nodes. You need a physical exam and possible a breast exam to make sure there isn't anything there. Unless you remember doing something specific to cause the pain, i recommend seeing your primary care physician to evaluate this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have muscle pain?

Normal or abnormal?: Muscle pain is a very common symptom. It can be related to muscle overuse, imbalance, or tightness. Muscle pain can, depending on where it hurts, your age, and other symptoms be related to a more systemic cause. See your primary care physician or a physiatrist to help differentiate. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have liver pain?

Could it be something bad if I have liver pain?

Maybe: Pain in right upper quadrant of abd (liver area) may be from the liver, gallbladder, colon, kidney, less likely from the stomach or duodenum. If from liver can be due to stretch of capsule from blood flow (runner's stitch), or fat, clot, tumor, infection (viral hep-lots of types, parasites, bacterial infection), toxic hepatitis from drugs, autoimmune inflammation, etc. See ur doc. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have spinal pain?

Yes: It could be something bad. However most causes of back pain are not necessarily serious. Virtually 100% of people have back pain at some point in their lifetime. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have shoulder pain?

Could it be something bad if I have shoulder pain?

See below: Most of the time pain in your body is not something "bad". Usually pain is your bodies way of telling you that you have done to much to a body part. You can have pain though with tears in tissues, infection and even tumors. I would suggest you seek medical advice. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have back pain?

Could it be something bad if I have back pain?

Pain is a signal: There can be several reasons for back pain including lumbar disc degeneration, muscle inflammation, facet joint arthritis/irritation, sacroiliac joint arthritis/irritation. Rarely a fracture or tumor. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what treatment will be best depending on your diagnosis. See a board certified pain specialist. For evaluation. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have heel pain?

Could it be something bad if I have heel pain?

Treatable: Most of the heel problems are very treatable. See your foot care specialist if problems are limiting your activities. Rest, ice, elevate, limit activity, antiinflammatories and wear a good stiff/stable shoe with good support. Dr l. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have vaginal pain?

Unlikely: It is possible that you could have endometriosis, or fibroids, or a rash or even a skin condition in the vagina. But it is very rare that vaginal pain is a sign of something bad, such as cancer. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have tooth pain?

Could it be something bad if I have tooth pain?

Not too bad: Teeth hurt because there is material in between the teeth (you can deal with this by brushing and flossing), or due to infection through the enamel into the interior of the tooth (requires a dentist), or due to infection in the root (really painful, helped by an ice cube and may need a root canal) or by referred pain from gum or jaw infection or tumors. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have throat pain?

Could it be something bad if I have throat pain?

Possible: Throat pain may be a symptom of muscular problems, inflammation, cancer etc. Sometimes throat pain may be due to heart disease. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have painful urination?

Could it be something bad if I have painful urination?

Urination: It can be a sign of a urinary tract infection. However it can also be due to irritation of the urinary tube (urethra) due to soaps, chemicals, etc... The easiest test is a urinalysis with culture at a doctors office or er. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bruising?

Could it be something bad if I have bruising?

It could: The location of the bruising can also help decide. If it is mostly over the sun exposed surfaces of the forearms, it is most likely due to photodamaged skin. If the brusises are scattered on other parts of the body, it would be best to see your docor. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have arm itching?

Could it be something bad if I have arm itching?

Unlikely: Itching, without an apparent rash or other abnormalities is likely to be without serious consequences. Try emollients and if it does not get better in a couple of weeks, you may wish to see a doctor so that a physical examination may be carried out to ascertain a cause. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have abscess?

Could it be something bad if I have abscess?

Painful infection: An abcesses is a localized painful infection amd can be treated easily with minor incision amddrainage. There will be discharge forva few days until infection resolves and it will leaveca scar. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Absolutely: Chest pressure can be a sign of many things depending on what triggers it, its intensity, and its duration or other accompanying features. Heart, lung, skeletal, muscular and esophageal problems can all cause "chest pressure", and they can be serious or less so. See your doctor. You won't get properly diagnosed in a public forum like this. ...Read more

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I have had bad testicle pain I don't know what's wrong?

Please see urologist: Go immediately to your local er if the pain was of sudden onset and opersists. You do not want to have a missed torsion and lose your testicle. ...Read more

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Intermittent Right testicle pain 2 days ago. Not as bad yesterday or today. Goes from feeling normal to a few seconds of pain. Cause? Concerning?

Intermittent Right testicle pain 2 days ago. Not as bad yesterday or today. Goes from feeling normal to a few seconds of pain. Cause? Concerning?

Urologist: Several possibilities here but the best thing to do is see a urologist or your primary care doc. He or she can check for possible hernia or torsion to be safe. If a spermatic cord is twisted that is a medical emergency so please see doc now. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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On/off left testicle pain for a month. Also when I have to pee I have to pee badly and quickly. No other symptoms. Urine not cloudy or bloody.

On/off left testicle pain for a month.  Also when I have to pee I have to pee badly and quickly.  No other symptoms.  Urine not cloudy or bloody.

Be checked soon...: One needs to assure if having disorders of regional muscles, joints, or nerves, or testicular twisting despite 43, or inguinal hernia, or... How to sort these out corectly? Follow suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the doctor so to reach right diagnosis and care. Best... ...Read more

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So I'm having testicular pain, and upper groin (right below stomach). It's kind of a dull, constant sensation. It's not as bad when sitting but walking around there's pressure. When I physically touch my testicles its not very bad, but a slight dull pain

So I'm having testicular pain, and upper groin (right below stomach). It's kind of a dull, constant sensation. It's not as bad when sitting but walking around there's pressure. When I physically touch my testicles its not very bad, but a slight dull pain

Don't fool around.: Testicles are precious and fragile things. At your age it is possible to have one get twisted and do great damage. USUALLY this hurts a lot! But not always, especially early on. It could also be a number of other, typically less dangerous things. You should get checked. Sooner if there is much pain or if your activities are limited, or if you have any discomfort on urinating or have a fever. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor if I have testicle pain?

Yes you should: Pain can be specific and due to torsion (twisted spermatic cord) or intermittent torsion of tesyis or testicular appendage, inflammation causing epididymitis or orchitis, inguinal hernia, trauma, occasionally tumor, mild from a varicocele, referred pain from a kidney stone can radiate to scrotum. Or non specific pain from ? Vascular congestion - so called "lovers nuts" or "blue balls". ...Read more

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I have testicle pain(more in my left one) after a bowel movement and for the first time my left testicle started hurting after i urinated today.

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Need more follow-up: Current scenario is still like a conundrum so it is hard to offer pinpointed answer. Further collection on detailed specific features, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed is essential for deducing right diagnosis for right care. How to get the related things for good care? Go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best... ...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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Could you relate to my testicle pain every month?

Here are some ...: Regular monthly testicular pain is very unlikely except some man-made events are at work. So, to confirm what you referred to, collect the onset, degree, & progress of such pain with detailed sequence of event, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests so to deduce reasonable causes for reasonable management. Best luck and wish ... ...Read more

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What could be the cause of testicle pain on either side?

Bilateral testi pain: Excessive masturbation, sex in a row or over several days (wear and tear): give it a break. Getting hit in the nuts. Sitting on bike seat for a long time. Running and cojones banging all over. Infection. And much many mas causes. ...Read more

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What could I have done to myself if I have extreme testicle pain when I roll over?

What could I have done to myself if I have extreme testicle pain when I roll over?

Torsion?: 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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How can I tell if something is painful vs. Sensitive? What's the difference between testicle pain and testicle sensitivity?

Pain: Pain means it hurts....Some people have ticklish toes, this means they are more sensitive to being touched, but it is not pain. ...Read more

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Lately i've noticed that my urine has been very cloudy. What could cause this? I also experience testicle pain every so often if that helps

Possible UTI: Cloudy urine with associated intermittent testicular pain may be due to a urinary tract infection with associated epididymitis. In that case the cloudy urine would be due to white blood cells or pus cells in the urine. A urinalysis and urine culture would help identify that condition. Cloudy urine can also be 22 triple phosphate crystals. A urinalysis with microscopic evaluation would confirm that. ...Read more

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Could sciatica cause testicle pain?

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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Testicle pain...What is the cause?

Testicle pain...What is the cause?

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 can lead to my testicle pain ?

Testicular pain: Multiple causes from, mild trauma, tight pants, infection, inflammation, kidney stones. ...Read more

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Why do I have continuous testicle pain?

Why do I have continuous testicle pain?

Consult urologist: Insufficient information for diagnosis or advice. Dr will need to take medical history, then examine & possibly recommend scrotal ultrasound to make diagnosis. ...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


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