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How Long Should Testicular Pain Last After A Sports Accidental Impact
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
No set of rules...: First, wait until being comfortable in moving & running around. How long? There would be no set answer because post-traumatic tissue healing and resolution chiefly depends on the magnitude of injury & hematoma inside scrotum. For individual situation, ask the doctor who can directly see and palpate the scrotal hematoma for better personal decision and advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Left knee has a bone bruise. its 6 weeks after incident/MRI and still in pain. How much longer can i expect to recover until i can play sports etc.?
Rest it: The less you use it, the faster it will heal. This is one case where you should not "suck it up" and return to sports too early. Continued stress on a weakened bone can lead to displaced intra articular fracture and premature arthritis. Go with protected weight bearing until there is no more pain, then it should be fully healed. ...Read more
How long is it necessary to refrain from long distance flying before and after a bilateral inguinal hernia?
Guided by symptoms: 1. Rest until symptoms have settled 'recovery' 2. Light aerobic exercise 'increase heart rate' - if symptoms return, rest, if not... 3. Sport specific exercise eg: running drills 'add movement' - if no symptoms progress to... 4. Non-contact training 'co-ordination, cognitive load' if normal function, no symptoms... 5. Recommend full-contact practice prior to matchplay. Needs clearance by Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies with each: Hernias that are easily reduced may not have much pain. If a hernia becomes stuck in scar tissue (incarcerated) it can be quite difficult and painful to reduce. If the hernia is reduced, along with a ring of scar tissue (reduction 'en masse') pain may continue until surgery is performed to fix it. ...Read more
Few days: Ive run 4 full marathons i ran the most recent one - nyc in 11/10 i worked in my office the next monday am so if you are in good shape and train properly, you will be sore for a few days, but you will be able to function. ...Read more
I have shoulder pain after an impact playing football. The pain didn't materialize until several hours after the impact. What are the implications?
Get exam: Shoulder injuries occur frequently w/ football. A 'common ' injury that can make itself known after u play is an ac joint injury. A fall on the point of the shoulder or a tackle can injure the joint that the clavicle ( collarbone) makes w/ the 'tip' (acromion) of the shoulder( acromioclavicular jt). See an ors for evaluation. The majority of" shoulder separations " can be treated non-operatively ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: After a confirmed concussion (i.e. Sideline evaluation using scat-2), a return to play protocol must be followed which is a step-wise gradual increase in activity. Concussion management is individual, which is why the return to play decision can vary from one athlete to another. You need to be able progress through the activity protocol without recurrence of symptoms prior to getting clearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-6 weeks. : Bruising is simply blood under the skin. Gravity will typically pull it down to your ankles. Swelling is also common. Think of it as a temporary tattoo. It could take 1-6 weeks for your body to absorb it. ...Read more
Limit time : Sitting places a 4 times body weight load across your lower back while being in a car causes an additional vibrational stress (cars and human spines vibrate at the same harmonic frequency about 5 hertz). Prolonged positioning also adds increased load. Getting out of a car periodically if it can be done safely can help as can a small lumbar roll support. Also seat adjustments can help. ...Read more
Ask your physician.: Typically, recovery is about 4-6 weeks. If there are no complications or residual pain after 4 weeks, you can work out, more lightly at first, to see if you have discomfort. As patients with this condition tend to be younger, healthier, and without many co-morbid conditions, there are few long term problems after this repair. ...Read more
Caution is best: Our experience with professional sports injuries indicates a high incidence of post-traumatic encephalopathy due to repetitive head injuries. At one point we were far more lenient, but the consensus suggests it is safer to wait up to 4-6 weeks after a significant concussion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some ....: Please collect the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, related symptoms such as inducing or easing activities over time with their sequence of event, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing possible Rx options. This is the most reasonable course of action to take care of what you got. Online inquiry is not enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last month my urine has been cloudy every now and then, and i had somewhat strong testicular pain in right testicle every so often. Problem?
Cloudy urine : It is probably not a problem but i would increase my fluid intake to flush out my urinary tract. ...Read more
I have left testicular pain that has gradually increased over the last 24-36 hours. Otherwise healthy 40 yr old?
What causes perineum and scrotal pain after ejaculation? No testicular pain. Worse with standing. Improves with sitting. Lasts hours.
I have gonorrhea, and my testical hurts. Is this an indication that i had it for a long time? Or is testicular pain normal at an early stage (3-4 wks)
For the last 4 months exp L testicular pain/ache. UTI/STI Tests all clear. Given 2wks doxy 2 x daily no effect. GP/GUM not prepared to give more meds?
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I have Frequent urination, pain while ejaculation, some time testicular pain and lower back pain and flank pain form last 2 years.
Possible prostatitis: This combination of symptoms sounds like prostatitis, although the symptoms could have several other causes. There could also be underlying problems helping to cause the prostatitis, such as an obstruction in the urethra. Prostatitis is sometimes treated with antibiotics. Because of the possibility of other causes it would be advisable to consult a urologist about the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing left testicular pain. I already have the ecodopler, can you give me your opinion?
Need further evaluat: There are many causes of orchalgia....a thorough physical exam, pt supine and standing....if no findings may need a testicular MR or search for an intraabdominal cause ...Read more
Scrotal cup protects: Testes from sports trauma. Suggest you see a urologist to have it checked. ...Read more
Epididymo-orchitis.: Infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis) can cause severe testicular pain. In younger men, this is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. In older men, it is often due to urinary tract pathogens such as e. Coli and proteus. If you have significant testicular pain, please get evaluated. A scrotal ultrasound can determine if scrotal pain is due to infection or torsion. ...Read more
Testes pain: Sudden onset testes pain, pain to the touch may be an infection or torsion, a twisting of the testes. I advise to get checked by a doc. ...Read more
Possible...: Epididymitis is not directly related with testis although the related pain is right next to it, and is usually related with chlamydia infection in young men, although bacterial UTI can be the cause. Theoretically, it may "go" away depending on how strong the personal defense ability can be. In practice, timely proper use of antibiotics will usually ease sx and shorten its course faster. ...Read more
Testicular pain, only thing ultrasound showed was varicoceoles, could this be the cause of the pain?
What causes serious testicular pain, with a lump on the bottom and a sac above them filled with fluid?
I am experiencing testicular pain (quality: sensation of pressure or fullness, persistent discomfort) .
Dr to examine testis: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting off an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since a guy usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisting, an exam by the doctor is needed. ...Read more
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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