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Does a spermatocele cause pain?

Does a spermatocele cause pain?

Not suppose to!: See you doc for a second look and exam. I want this done asap! if lots of pain go to the er! ...Read more

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Varicocele (Definition)

Varicose spermatic cord veins within the scrotum. Usually left sided & due to absent or faulty venous valves between testis and major vessels permitting beack pressure effects on spermatic veins. Can cause infertility in some, but mostly of no consequence. Best treated by urologist if associated with pain which is rare, or there is an ...Read more


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What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS : Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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Does varicocele cause infertility?

Does varicocele cause infertility?

Sometimes: A varicocele is a mass in the scrotum caused by defective valves in the testicular veins, which cause blood to pool, and the veins to expand. The pooling blood raises testicular temperature and affects testosterone and sperm production, which can affect fertility. Men can still have babies w/ this, but the odds are lower. Tx safely w/ varicocelectomy, ligation, or embolization. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain after ejaculating?

What can cause testicular pain after ejaculating?

Lots of stuff: A urologist can help but you may have epididymitis or even a blockage. Sometimes men can get stones or cysts in the ejaculatory ducts that cause back pressure and pain with ejaculation. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia cause abdominal pain?

Does chlamydia cause abdominal pain?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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Does abdominal hernia cause pain?

Yes: Not always, but possible. Stretching tissue, or bowel caught can cause issues. ...Read more

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Will sciatica cause pain in testicle?

Will sciatica cause pain in testicle?

No: Typically the nerves to the testicle /groin can come from one from lumbar and sacral nerve roots. Compression of these nerves roots in the spinal canal can cause irritation that can be felt in the groin. This is not a typical sciatic nerve root pattern since these leave the spinal canal before integrating into the typical sciatic nerve but you could also have sciatica as well. ...Read more

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Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read more

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Does prostatitis normally cause back pain?

Does prostatitis normally cause back pain?

Can do: You can have low back pain with prostatitis. However you will likely hanve other symtoms as well, such as burning on urination, or urinary hesitancy. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: Almost all men enjoy their bodies in this way, so it would be difficult to find a control group. However, there's no reason to think it's the cause of varicocele. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: This is an abnormality that some are born with that does not become apparent until they are older. ...Read more

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Does thyroid problems cause testicular pain?

Does thyroid problems cause testicular pain?

No, but...: I assumed your inquiry is for your spouse or child. Thyroid problems would not induce testicular pain, which has been a relatively common symptom of males and is very timely important for the young in concern of testicular torsion. To handle any health-related concern properly, follow instructions described in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://sick-ask.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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What can cause testicle ache/pain/soreness?

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Here are some ...: The causes for orchialgia may include, not limited: Any inflammation / infection - bacterial UTI- or STD-related urethritis or expected after surgery of testis or nearby tissues like after vasectomy, hydrocelectomy, spermatocelectomy; infected cyst; spontaneous hemorrhage; referring pain from neuralgia/radiculopathy of ilioinguinal / iliohypogastric nerves; .... More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Does genetia herpes cause testicule pain and nerve pain?

Does  genetia  herpes  cause  testicule  pain   and  nerve  pain?

Usually not: Herpes causes pain where the rash breaks out, because that is where the nerve endings containing the viruses are. If there is testicle pain, a primary care doctor or a urologist can evaluate for other types of infections, and also for testicular torsion (if the pain is bad). The doctors check for cancer, too. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause testicle pain?

Can hemorrhoids cause testicle pain?

No: However, if you have an accompanying varicocele, testis pain could occur. If you have both, see your md to ensure you do not have a condition that could interfere with venous outflow from your pelvis. ...Read more

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What can cause pain under/behind scrotum?

What can cause pain under/behind scrotum?

Need an exam: Can be anything from a perirectal abscess to prostatitis.Your doctor must examine you. ...Read more

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Enlarged Testicular Veins (Definition)

This occurs in 15% of the adult population and is not typically visible until after puberty. It is almost always on the left side, and if seen on the right additional evaluation needs to be performed. It is more common in men with infertility and if treated ...Read more