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How do you treat swollen testicles with no pain?

How do you treat swollen testicles with no pain?

See below: If your testicles are not painful then there is probably fluid in the scrotal sac and not the testicles. You should get an examination and most likely get an ultrasound. You may have a hydrocele which is a fluid colection in the scrotum. ...Read more

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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


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I had a swollen testicle years back i got treated but since that I have never seen it again, what could be the problem or did lose my testicle?

I had a swollen testicle years back i got treated but since that I have never seen it again, what could be the problem or did lose my testicle?

Testis atrophy: You likely had testis torsion which was mistaken for epididymitis. Probably had sudden onset of pain which remained swollen ; painful for a few days. Twisted spermatic blood vessels cut off testicular blood supply ; thus could not survive. Body gradually absorbed testicular tissue. Untreated testis torsion unfortunately leads to testicular atrophy. My sympathies. ...Read more

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What doctor treats swollen testicles?

What doctor treats swollen testicles?

See your PCP: There are too many causes and you don't provide enough information: Pain? Other swelling, e.g. legs? Fever? Shortness of breath? Other urinary symptoms like painful urination or penile discharge? How old are you? Best to see your primary care provider first; she can refer you to an appropriate specialist if necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have hard slightly swollen testicles both roughly the same size and firmness I have recently been treated for epididymo-orchitis is this different ?

I have hard slightly swollen testicles both roughly the same size and firmness I have recently been treated for epididymo-orchitis is this different ?

Question unclear: Following epididymo-orchitis you may have residual post-inflammatory changes. Whether this is unusual in you would have to be determined by the urologist that treated you. Go back and have them examine you. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle with pain. ?

Swollen testicle: A swollen testicle with pain is an emergency situation. Go to the ER ASAP ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a 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 of an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc. Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele(fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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What should I do for a swollen testicle?

What should I do for a swollen testicle?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of swelling in the scrotum, such as infections of the testicle or epididymis (orchitis) or accumulations of fluid (hydrocele, spermatocele). Many are benign, but infections & tumors should be evaluated & cannot be missed. See you primary care physician or a urologist. A detailed history and physical exam can determine if a scrotal ultrasound is necessary for further workup. ...Read more

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Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Many causes.: Swelling of the testicle itself can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer. Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination. ...Read more

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My testicle is swollen (painless). Should I be,worried?

My testicle is swollen (painless). Should I be,worried?

Here are some...: Many laypersons refer hydrocele (fluid-filled sac) as painless testicle, but occasionally, few men may self palpate hard nodular testicle inside the sac, which indeed is testicular tumor. Fortunately, ultrasound exam of the sac will differentiate both and clear confusion. How to get these done right? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

Probable hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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My testicle was swollen and disappeared.What could this be?

Torsion: If you had a painful swollen testicle and didn't seek medical attention and now you're left with a squishy nubbin, you likely had torsion. Nothing you can do about it now. ...Read more

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My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

See ur dr: This should always be checked out especially if it red and seems to hurt immediately. How ever the most like ly cause if it is not hurting or red is a hydrocele. It is seen quite frequently a collection of fluid around testicle it is benign might grow a little before it goes away usually gone by 1 yo or sooner. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

See your doctor: Testicular lumps (or swelling) can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck! ...Read more

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Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Get a testicular us: Depending on r age especially if under 40 years old need to get a testicular ultrasound to rule out a testicular tumor. ...Read more

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Testicle was swollen when woke up it is its normal size now it was firm

This : This is likely a hydrocele, which is a sac of fluid around the testicle that may communicate with the abdominal cavity and fill up with fluid from the abdominal cavity from time to time. However, it is more common for these to enlarge over the course of the day while you are up and about, and then get smaller as you lie recumbent overnight, than the situation you are describing. You should go to your doctor or make an appointment with an urologist to be evalauated. ...Read more

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My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

See your doctor: See a doctor right away. You may have inflammation or infection of the epididymis or spermatic cords. Common causes are recent overuse and stds, the latter of which can cause possibly sterility. ...Read more

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I.got hit in. Testicle and now.its swollen but no pain. This was few days ago?

I.got hit in. Testicle and now.its swollen but no pain. This was few days ago?

Testicle trauma: You likely had some trauma resulting in the accumulation of fluid or blood (a hematoma). You can apply cool compresses or ice (in a cloth or bag, not directly on the skin) for 15 minute intervals. Avoid aspirin. If no better in a few days or if you develop pain, get an evaluation. ...Read more