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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.

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


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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.

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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!

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There is a lump on my testicle, it doesn't hurt when I touch it but I get irregular testicle pain, could this be a cancerous lump? Could it be a hernia

There is a lump on my testicle, it doesn't hurt when I touch it but I get irregular testicle pain, could this be a cancerous lump? Could it be a hernia

Could be: Several things, and the only way to find out is to have an exam and probably an ultrasound. This doesn't hurt, and is the only way to find out what is going on. Please don't "sit on this" as it could indeed be dangerous.

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6 mo ago had 3 hernias lariscopic 1 rt was reaccurance without pain dr removed plug for new patch now have rt testicle pain comes and goes through out the day or week it seems less and less till this last weekend anyways the dr wants to do a nerve block t

Here are some...: The recurrence and inguinal / scrotal pain are common and their Rx & care are still evolving. For a reasonable overview, please peruse the article in https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Post_herniorraphy_pain_syndrome and in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you should gain much insight on how to handle the related concerns after inguinal hernia repair.

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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.

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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.

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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 that's 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 that's 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.

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Right testicle pain after during wrkout. Resides after w/ ice. Doc chked no std/hernia/ inflamm. Still pain. Aleve (naproxen) 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.

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Pain inside scrotum persists even after hernia repair and after orchiectomy, in a 61 year-old.....?

Pain inside scrotum persists even after hernia repair and after orchiectomy, in a 61 year-old.....?

Questionable treatment, unless indirect inguinal hernia shown first.: Testicular &/or scrotal pain can notoriously be difficult to manage and often does not respond to epididymectomy. Certainly removal of testicle should not have been performed unless testicle was very tender. Various regimes utilized by pain clinics should have been tried first & certainly should be tried now including possible acupuncture. There is also possibility of referred pain. Surgery often does not help with this kind of pain unless it is due to intermittent trusts torsion in which case fixation of testis, to prevent twisting of spermatic cord, takes care of problem. Wish I could be of more help.

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Is testicle pain after hernis surgery common?

Is testicle pain after hernis surgery common?

Yes it is...: During the surgery, the testicular cord (of which the testicle is at the end of in the scrotum) is manipulated extensively. This can result in that uncomfortable feeling/pain of getting struck in the testicle. I recommend wearing an athletic supporter for a few weeks - it will help with that and provide some security while you heal and get over it. Be well!

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Can you live with a hernia in your testicles?

Can you live with a hernia in your testicles?

Not recommended: Patients can live with hernias for years and not have symptoms, however if you have a hernia large enough that it reaches your testicles, I would recommend surgery to fix that hernia. The larger they get the more difficult it can be to repair and the more risks involved including recurrence of the hernia. In general, any inguinal hernia that is large or causing symptoms should be repaired.

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What are the causes of a hernia in the testicles?

What are the causes of a hernia in the testicles?

Inguinal hernia: Inguinal hernia is 4 types. Testicular hernia or indirect inguinal hernia is congenital or you are born with. This is what we call patent processus vaginalis. As we grow older the patent tract get bigger thus leading to the hernia.

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My boyfriend had a hernia his testicle is painful everytime we had sex and its been 3years now. What to do?

Nerve pain: The mesh or scar tissue may have entrapped or is placing pressure on the ilioinguinal or genitofemoral nerves that run thru the hernia canal. See a pain md or surgeon for a nerve block. If this works but does not last (which after 3 years it may not) you can have a neurectomy (cut the nerve) and the pain disappears. He will have some numbness in that area. Freeing the nerve is more difficult.

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If there is lump on testicle due to hernia, should it be easy to feel and noticeable at all times. Otherwise, when?

If there is lump on testicle due to hernia, should it be easy to feel and noticeable at all times. Otherwise, when?

See a doctor: hernia will not cause a lump on the testicles, it might cause a bulge in the groin in case it is a direct hernia, or part of the intestine or fluid might leak to the scrotum and cause a large scrotum. If there is a confusion about a lump in the testicle, you better see a surgeon for proper evaluation.

Testicle Pain (Definition)

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


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