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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
When I was ten I hurt a testicle that retracted. I wasn't in agony so was told it wasn't torsion. Is it dead now. Looking at starting a family. ?
Testicular injury: It only takes one testicle to reproduce. No worries. ...Read more
If you have an: acute problem, go to the ER. If it is chronic, or the injury remote, make an appointment with a urologist. ...Read more
I hurt my testicles and it pained for about a week and now it feels like a stone in my nutsack. Is it normal?
Sould like a cyst: After a trauma , a cyst may have formed but it should be evaluated by md. ...Read more
I have being diagnosed with Epididymitis. I tried masturbating after 4 days and it didn't hurt my testicle but it did hurt my bladder. Is this normal?
Hernia: Inguinal or groin hernias occur in the lower abdomen, above the groin crease. No hernias occur in the genital region. But a very large groin hernia can push into the testicle region & would cause an obvious swelling. Without a physical exam & complete medical history, I cannot tell what you may have online. ...Read more
Laying in bed. Scrotum relaxed, hard lump on left testicle and hurts overall testicle when touching. Ultrasound done, no cancer. What can this be?
Medical examination: You should show it to your family doctor or go to a Urologist. Any lump in this area needs quick attention. Only a physical examination can determine what it might be. Guesswork does not help here! ...Read more
Watch...: If you have a highly variable degree, duration, and interval of testicular hurt, one has to consider the possibility of intermittent testicular torsion with spontaneous de-torsion (untwist) after excluding the possibility of epididymitis, hernia, neuralgia, radiculopathy, etc. So, bring the information on the feature, degree, and progress of the pain and swelling to urologist for analysis, ... ...Read more
Here are some...: Testicular twisting may occur and progress in one-way direction leading to its necrosis/death as fast as in 8 hours, but many can twist and untwist themselves at widely variable degree of duration & interval with wide variable pain over years and even decades; that is intermittent. For details, contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio/video goes faster and learns more. ...Read more
Fever or no fever: No fever: could be intermittent testis torsion, torsion of appendix testis (onset for either would be sudden), spermatocele (you might be able to feel a small spherical structure above the testis) or varicocele (feels like a "bag of worms when standing and goes away when you are lying down) with fever: epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis (pain onset not sudden). ...Read more
Here are some...: Testicular hurt (or orchialgia) may be related with some inflammatory change, bleeding, etc., or the disorders in the regional nerves, spine, muscle, etc., or hernia. To sort these things out correctly has not to be hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, ... ...Read more
Torsion of testis...: A few possibilities need to consider: testicular torsion, torsion of its appendages, inguinal hernia, or rarely epididymitis. But good hx detailing the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progression of testicular pain plus needed ua, us, timely will come up with an accurate dx. So, see and work with doc in expertise timely. ...Read more
See below : There are a variety reasons why a male may experience testicular discomfort (aka orchalgia) which are usually not serious, self-limiting, and/or treatable. Most important next step, especially if you have noticed any lumps or swelling, is to have a good urological exam to help establish cause of your discomfort and rule out the more serious possibilities: infection, testicular cancer, or hernia. ...Read more
Ejaculatory pain.: Ejaculation occurs with the spasm of a series of tubes that lead from the testicles to the prostate/seminal vesicles and out of the urethra. These vigorous spasms can lead to occasional discomfort, especially if there is reflux of the seminal fluid backward into the epididymis. Some dull discomfort is not worrisome. Burning, pain, and fever could indicate infection, which should be evaluated. ...Read more
Unknown: For this, you really need to see your physician or a urologist for an exam. Please don't wait on this. ...Read more
Intermittent torsion: Intermittent torsion occurs when a testicle twists, this cuts off venous return from the testis. Spermatic cord spontaneously untwists with intermittent torsion. But persistent torsion lasting six hours or more can result in testicular necrosis and thus needs to be corrected asap. Pain can also be due to intermittent epididymitis. Frequent periodic pain ? Be vascular congestion. ?See a urologist. ...Read more
Normal: Testicles are very sensitive to being squeezed. ...Read more
See answer: Any persistent testicular discomfort (aka orchalgia) whether intermittent or continuous, is likely due to a "benign" cause (especially if no swelling or palpable mass) but deserves urological evaluation and exam to help determine the cause and possible treatment options as well as help allay any associated questions and anxiety. ...Read more
Recheck: Was the testicle hurting during the physical. Torsion (twisting of the spermatic cord) is an emergency that can lead to testicular loss, but would have been fully evaluated if you were complaining of pain at the time of the physical. An ultrasound is often needed to confirm. Infection is another possibility that can develop rapidly and requires antibiotics. Recommend having it re-evaluated. ...Read more
My right testicle hurts me now a few months i got a bang and its hurt me ever since .Could it be serious?
Testes injury: See doc may need ultrasound.Get a more detailed answer ›
My boyfriend lifted something heavy and now his left testicle hurts. What's wrong?what can help with the pain?
Hi my right testicle hurts only when i touch it and its been like this for about 4 hours i'm 19 and its the first time this happened to me can u help?
Infection: At your age most likely cause is infection of the epididymis (if no history of trauma). Need to see your doctor to have this evaluated. STD many times cause of this type infection at your age. Use condoms for all sexual encounters. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
The back and bottom of my right testicle hurts a lot, when I stand up and sit down it hurts. Not sure what caused this it was a little pain Sunday morning and was worse the same night, it's Monday 8am right now and it still hurts a lot. What's wrong?
Exam: You need to have an exam to determine what is likely wrong. It could be due to infection or trauma. In rarer cases, decreased blood flow could cause the testicle to die. See a doctor soon!!! ...Read more
Many reasons: epididymitis is a common cause of testicular pain in adults. It can be caused by inflammation of the epididymis. One easy way to help in that diagnosis is that the pain stops or gets better when you elevate the testicle. This can be caused by bacteria, STD's, virus. Testicular cancer can cause pain, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, inguinal hernia. It is best to see your doctor. ...Read more
BM pushes Prostate: A firm bm can result in prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate). If you are not having chronic burning with urination, continuous pain in the groin/low back/testicles/tip of the penis/space between the anus and scrotum, or urinary difficulty or bleeding, then there is generally no need for treatment. Stool softeners may make this less common. ...Read more