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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Does it ever happen that a minor inguinal hernia, mainly exhibiting as occasional testicle pain, be healed by non-surgical methods?

Does it ever happen that a minor inguinal hernia, mainly exhibiting as occasional testicle pain, be healed by non-surgical methods?

If the hernia: Is definitely present, no. If it is a question of a hernia with muscle strain, resting the area and nsaid's will help. An ultrasound exam will tell you whether or not there is definite hernia. Hernia is a mechanical defect and the solution is surgical repair. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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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


Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Could be: It is possible but without a bulge in the area unlikely. It could also be a back problem specially if the testicle is not tender to touch. If tender to touch it is likely epididymitis. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
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Dr. Roy Arnold
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I do have a in groin hernia and my testicle is in pain should I be worried?

I do have  a  in groin hernia and my testicle is in pain should I  be  worried?

If pain is severe: seek care immediately. The hernia may have become trapped and need urgent attention. Otherwise see your primary care as soon as possible for possible surgical referral. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion? Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later. No hernia per exam. No swelling. Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion?  Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later.  No hernia per exam.  No swelling.  Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Sudden onset: Torsion of the testicle occurs very suddenly. Other inflammatory condtions like orchitis and epididymitis can occur more gradually. If this discomfort persists, an exam by a urologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Three weeks after laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery i'm getting off and on testicle pain on both sides. Is this normal?

Three weeks after laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery i'm getting off and on testicle pain on both sides.  Is this normal?

Uncommon: Some times when the scar tissue is settling may get pain, go back and see your surgeon for a follow up care, and will explain to you the reason for your pain. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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R. testicle pain w shooting pain in thigh. Was cleared for torsion. Doc suspects femoral nerve issue. I have tiny hernia they say thats not it. Ideas?

R. testicle pain w shooting pain in thigh. Was cleared for torsion. Doc suspects femoral nerve issue. I have tiny hernia they say thats not it. Ideas?

More likely hernia: Common things commonly occur & hernias are very common. Femoral nerve pain would be confined to the leg & often associated with leg weakness. Ilioinguinal nerve travels thru inguinal canal (next to hernia , if present) & sends branches into scrotum & into upper & inner thigh. Thus hernia pressing on ilioinguinal nerve is most likely cause, followed by other causes of Ilioinguinal nerve pain. ...Read more

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Dr. John Fung
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Right testicle pain after during wrkout.Resides after w/ ice. Doc chked no std/hernia/ inflamm.. Still pain.Aleve doesn't do much. Possible solutions?

Possible varicocele: Varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum. It occurs in about one in six males, but unlike varicose veins in the legs, it is more common in younger males, ages 15-25.When symptoms do occur, they tend to be felt as a dull ache or feeling of heaviness in the testicle, which gets worse during the day, particularly in hot weather or after physical exertion. See a urologist for tests. ...Read more

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Testicle Pain (Definition)

Testicle pain is also known as Testicular pain. 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


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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


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