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Epididymal Pain Causes
Can prostatitis cause pain coming directly from testicles (bilateral), thigh pain, upper left sided pelvic pain and/or varicoceles?
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
No, but...: Theoretically, it's unlikely to induce pain on the other side, but similar process for neuralgia possibly occurs on the opposite side of same level of spinal nerves. Yet, before concluding Dx, such pain should be evaluated so to deduce if the contralateral pain is new and unrelated. How to get things done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Scrotal & abdo aching pain both sides. Swollen testis
veins. Uvsound shows no Varicocele, torsion, epididymis, UTI or kidney/appendix infection. What?
Infection: These symptoms could be due to a urianry tract as well as a kidney stone that is passing. See your physician as soon as possible so that appropriate therapy may be started. ...Read more
Well, a few things: Can cause pain. An ovarian cyst that expands the ovary rapidly causes discomfort. Severe pain, an emergency, is called ovarian torsion where a heavy cysts twist on the blood supply causing what we call an "acute abdomen". Lower abdominal pain is more broad. Make sure not pregnant, otherwise pain may or may not be from the ovaries. Gdluc. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So many things: There are entire books about this subject. Torsion, infections, trauma, and tumors are just the tip of the iceberg. Maybe it's best i answer your general question with a general answer and stop here. ...Read more
Testicular pain(bilateral, constant, intermittently more severe)+thigh pain, warmth of scrotum increasingly with pain. Torsion and trauma ruled out. ?
Inflamed vs varices: Pain is a result of inflammation or changes is circulation. It is unlikely (extremely rare) to have bilateral torsion. If you don't have bilateral inguinal hernias, you should consider undergoing a scrotal ultrasound to assess for increased flow suggesting epididymal orchitis, or changes in flow seen in varicoceles. If "-", then it could be a ligamentous strain. ...Read more
Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?
It could.: A large enough inguinal hernia can certainly cause testicular pain and can can cause scrotal swelling. I imagine it might also compress or push on the pampiniform veins and exacerbate a clinical varicocele. This complex of symptoms certainly merits medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minor Testicle and groin pain with no lumps or swelling of testicle. Could the testicle pain be from referred groin pain? Is there anything else?
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