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Could prostatitis cause severe pain in my scrotum?

Could prostatitis cause severe pain in my scrotum?

Possibly: Prostatitis can have a wide range of symptomatology. It can range from minimal symptoms to severe discomfort with urination. If there is an acute flare up of symptoms, there can certainly be referred pain to the pelvic area, scrotum, and rectal/anal area. The treatment should be focused on the prostate and as this problem resolves, the other symptoms will usually get better as well. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Can chronic prostatitis cause the scrotum to feel really warm? Especially increased warmth when pain is increased?

Can chronic prostatitis cause the scrotum to feel really warm? Especially increased warmth when pain is increased?

Referred pain: Prostatitis often causes referred pain to the testes and scrotum along with the perineum. If there is palpable tenderness or irregular texture to the scrotum or testes, you should be examined by your physician or a urologist though. ...Read more

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Can pudendal neuralgia-like symptoms, burning pain in the perineum and scrotum-testicles, present without trauma to the area? Prostatitis caused pain?

Can pudendal neuralgia-like symptoms, burning pain in the perineum and scrotum-testicles, present without trauma to the area? Prostatitis caused pain?

Here is my take ...: Thus far, chronic prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) has been one of most confused, misused, & even abused diagnosis in medical practice. 400-letter space just could not be enough to described its reality and confusion. To take a glimpse, go to http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/412693 and http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/708707. Thereby, you will gain its much insights. ...Read more

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I felt heaviness in my scrotum and testicle area like prostatitis. So. I took 50mg androcur and 10mg provera (medroxyprogesterone) and the heaviness disappeared. Why & how?

"Why" is my question: Hey Ricky -- you are self-prescribing cyproterone and medroxyprogesterone because your equipment felt funny? You know that these are powerful medicines used in males to control sex offending. I am not going to try to second-guess what is up, but I am concerned you have been the target of malicious advice. Please get with your personal physician about these meds' possible adverse effects ...Read more

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2urol., 2 ultras, 2urinal., bloodwrk- all neg, and no ideas about perineum-esque, scrotum and L-testes pain when sitting-walking. Not prostatitis? Hlp

2urol., 2 ultras, 2urinal., bloodwrk- all neg, and no ideas about perineum-esque, scrotum and L-testes pain when sitting-walking. Not prostatitis? Hlp

My take ...: Exhausting all means trying to document or confirm what you're experiencing is not always possible to document what is going on. In fact, the care for such matter should be based on physician's experience and confidence to make a clinical judgment so to proceed possible Rx, such as internal nerve block, pelvic physical therapy with nerve stimulation, epidural, etc. At times, some creative effort.. ...Read more

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Orgasm&ejaculation fails with tamsulosin followed by scrotal pain,any explanation/help plz? N.b: diagnosed with chronic prostatitis& on cyprofloxacin.

Here are some...: Diminishing and stopping ejaculation is one of known side effects from alpha-blockers like tamsulosin, which may happen few of its users but can improve urine flow. But scrotal pain may not be related with tamsulosin use, instead from others. More? Due to 400-letter limit, ask your doc or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC to reach me as needed. ...Read more

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I've been on antibiotics for months (prostatitis) now have oral thrush and candida on my scrotum .Please help ?

I've been on antibiotics for months (prostatitis) now have oral thrush and candida on my scrotum .Please help ?

Antifungal powder: Should help with the scrotum. Either a medication that dissolves in your mouth or a pill in the azole class will help the most with the thrush. ...Read more

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What are the gold standard tests needed to diagnose chronic non-bacterial prostatitis? 3wks of tight and sore perineum and scrotum , want to know why.

What are the gold standard tests needed to diagnose chronic non-bacterial prostatitis? 3wks of tight and sore perineum and scrotum , want to know why.

Here are some ...: There has been no single gold standard for diagnosing chronic prostatitis. But the combo of a detailed Hx to review the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, and resolution of the symptoms and their potentially related discomforts + physical exams + 3-/4-glass urine test as needed will definitely gain better insight on how to deduce more accurate Dx for more sensible Rx than ever ...Read more

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I've been to many urologists, some say i've prostatitis & other say i've utis. I'm stds&hiv clear but have pain in scrotum and pelvic after urination?

I've been to many urologists, some say i've prostatitis & other say i've utis. I'm stds&hiv clear but have pain in scrotum and pelvic after urination?

Any response : Uti is easy to DX and treat. Prostatis may require longer treatment. Urologist are usually good at making such diagnosis. If treatment fails to resolve your problem discuss with your urologist if invasive diagnostic test is indicated. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more