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Can herniated discs cause testicle pain? I have three herniated disks l-2 l-3, l-4 l-5, and l-5 s-1.

Can herniated discs cause testicle pain? I have three herniated disks l-2 l-3, l-4 l-5, and l-5 s-1.

Yes, but get seen. : Disc herniations have been known to cause chronic testicular pain, called orchalgia. If you are experiencing testicular pain, be sure to get evaluated. There are many causes, and it is important not to simply attribute it to your lower back issues but workup any cause that may need to be addressed. ...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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Can a herniated disc cause testicle pain?

Can a herniated disc cause testicle pain?

Possible: The nerve supply of the testicle is such that herniation of an upper lumbar disc could theoretically lead to referred pain into the testicle. The making of such a diagnosis would require careful history taking and physical examination by a skillful clinician. There are several other possibilities that need to be taken into consideration. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disk cause swelling testicles?

Can a herniated disk cause swelling testicles?

Not directly: Go see your primary care doctor for appropriate work-up and examination. It can cause some sensation changes or pain in that area, but not swelling. ...Read more

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Do herniated discs at l5-s1 cause pain in testicles?

Do herniated discs at l5-s1 cause pain in testicles?

Not typically but : Disorders of the l5-s1 facet joints can cause pain to radiate to that area as can hernias, hip problems as well as problems with the testicles like an inflammation or infection and even testicular torsion which is a twisting of the testicle leading to severe pain and is a surgical emergency so you should see your doctor if the pain is bad and is worsening. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will lumbar disk herniations cause pain in the testicles?

Need doctor's help! will lumbar disk herniations cause pain in the testicles?

Yes: Yes. A lumbar disc herniation can cause that. There are other issues that should also be ruled out by your family doctor including a hernia. Check out spine-health.Com. Good luck. ...Read more

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Causes of pain in testicles?

Causes of pain in testicles?

Various: Acute severe pain in the testis might be testis torsion & an emergency. Severe pain of fairly rapid onset & relieved by gently lifting scrotum on that side could be epididymitis requiring antibiotics. Dull ache could be due to varicocele or hydrocele. Pain can be related to sexual stimulation without ejaculation. Suggest see a urologist if there is any doubt. ...Read more

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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

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What could cause pain in testicles?

Here are some...: Testicular pain results from the disorders of local or regional tissues like muscles, joints, &/or nerves by irritating the nerve-endings from chemical &/or mechanical means. To sort these related puzzles for testicular pain, follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Seek timely evaluation and counseling. http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What causes a heterogeneous testicle?

What causes a heterogeneous testicle?

May be just a...: "heterogeneous" may be just used to describe the tissue texture of testis as seen on ultrasound or microscopic tissue exam to denote having various components with different sound reflections or histological looking. If more doubt, ask doctor for detail. ...Read more

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