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Every 1or 2 months I have swelling and pain in my testicles and reduces when I bathe in hot water. What could be the reason behind it?

Every 1or 2 months I have swelling and pain in my testicles and reduces when I bathe in hot water. What could be the reason behind it?

Testicle pain: May be chronic epididymitis- inflammation of the testcile. Consider antibitoics to cover for E coli, chlamydia, (gonorrhea would be more fulminant), , mycoplasma, and sometimes gardenella), if after a course of antibiotics (Rocepgin_+levoquin+ Flagyl) recurrs, may be autoimmune, or TB or blockage and should f/u/w/ urology. f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Swelling and pain in right testicle?

See a doctor: Swelling and pain in the testicle can be an infection needing antibiotics, a condition that requires immediate surgery, or a minor problem that needs no treatment at all. It is sometimes very difficult to tell the difference. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have minor swelling and pain in left testicle area?

Why do I have minor swelling and pain in left testicle area?

Poss. Spermatocele: Also known as epididymal cyst. Benign & only removed if it really bothers you. Can easily by checked out with a scrotal ultrsound. Suggest byou consult with a urologist. It might also be small hydrocele or torsion of an appendix testis. ...Read more

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My testicle is swelling up what can I do to reverse this I am currently trying ice

My testicle is swelling up what can I do to reverse this I am currently trying ice

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of scrotal or testicular swelling. See your physician for an evaluation. If the cause is due to infection, testing and treatment with antibiotics is the required. If it is due to fluid accumulation such as a hydrocele, scrotal elevation with a towel at night, and a physician exam should be performed. Keep an eye and note any changes in size. ...Read more

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Swelling of the right testicle, swelling comes and goes, some discomfort, but goes away when swelling does!

Swelling of the right testicle, swelling comes and goes, some discomfort, but goes away when swelling does!

Hernia? Need to get: Checked, a few things come to mind when I read your description. It could be something called a hydrocele or a varicocele, which cause some intermittent swelling but not usually discomfort. More concerning is the possibility of an indirect hernia. If this is painful it may be getting stuck at times, incarcerated, if it does not release it is a surgical issue. After exam first test is usually US. ...Read more

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My right testicle swelled for a few days. As the swelling left the testicle became very hard. What is the possible problem?

My right testicle swelled for a few days. As the swelling left the testicle became very hard. What is the possible problem?

Epididymitis?: This sounds like epididymitis, i.e. inflammation (usually infection) of the testicle. At your age, it probably is due to an underlying urinary tract infection. Other problems also are possible, including cancer (but unlikely). See a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 66, and my testicles are swelling bigger, what could it be?

I am 66, and my testicles are swelling bigger, what could it be?

Hydroceles: Most common cause is fluid buildup around testicles. Get checked out. ...Read more

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What might have caused the pain and swelling I had in my testicles?

See doctor: You may have epididymitis or some other inflammatory condition of your sperm-producing system. This might be sexually transmitted disease, or possibly just an obstructive disorder. In either event, seeing a good urologist (and most are excellent) would be beneficial. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a swelling on my left testicle indicate?

Docs, what's a swelling on my left testicle indicate?

Need to be examined: I don't know what you mean by "on my left testicle".If you are referring to any intrascrotal swelling it could mean hydrocele or spermatocele or epididymitis or testicular tumor and the list goes on. It would be best if a doctor examined you than for a doctor online to guess. Good luck. Please see a dovtor. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause swelling and pain in one testicle?

Can gastritis cause swelling and pain in one testicle?

No: You might have another problem. You could have epididymitis/orchitis, an infection in the testicle. This should be treated immediately with antibiotics. Fluid around a testicle, or hydrocele, shouldn't be painful, but is another cause of swelling. Hydroceles may be watched and unless they become large. ...Read more

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I have slight pain in my left testicle with slight swelling, I am worried that it is a torsion. Is it?

Testalgia: Torsion of the testis is indeed an emergency. If you really feel that this is a possibility, get examined at once in an er. I might add that "slight" pain and "slight swelling" are usually not indicative of torsion. More often this is frome epididymtis, which should also be evaluated by a physician but is usually traeated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get a mild pain on my left testicle. I don't notice any swelling of any sort. What could this be?

Multiple things: The differential diagnosis for testicular pain is very broad and can include pain referred from the groin from hernias or structural problems with the spermatic cord. Immediate pain that does not subside is an emergency. Even without swelling, a serious cause is a possibility, and testicular pain warrants an examination by a urologist, basic urine and blood tests, and a sonogram of the testicle. ...Read more

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My testicle is swelling and there is pain I drive truck for a living and it minimal when I'm laying down not sitting or driving?

Need more info...: To verify the diagnosis for what you described requires a comprehensive review on more specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all the symptoms + findings from proper physical exam & timely testing. Although clinically one needs to consider possible disorders of regional muscles, joints, or nerves as well as those of testes or epididymides, or.... To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...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