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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for testicle pain?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for testicle pain?

You are right: Consult my freinf the urologist as soon as possible. You will be happy that you did. ...Read more

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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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Should I see a doctor if I have testicle pain?

Yes you should: Pain can be specific and due to torsion (twisted spermatic cord) or intermittent torsion of tesyis or testicular appendage, inflammation causing epididymitis or orchitis, inguinal hernia, trauma, occasionally tumor, mild from a varicocele, referred pain from a kidney stone can radiate to scrotum. Or non specific pain from ? Vascular congestion - so called "lovers nuts" or "blue balls". ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for testicle pain?

Urology: You can start with your primary care doctor. In general they can get you started in the right direction and treat the most common causes. Urology is the most common specialist, although I have seen nerve problems in the back radiate to the testicle. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see having testicle pain ?

A urologist: Urologists are physicians who treat problems associated with the urinary tract and genitalia. General surgeons take care of groin hernias, which can be associated with testicular pain or discomfort. Hernia should be suspected if you experience a groin or scrotal bulge when you cough or sneeze, but disappears when lying down. ...Read more

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How long should I wait for testicle pain to go away before i consult a doctor?

How long should I wait for testicle pain to go away before i consult a doctor?

Injured?: If you received a blow to the area, and discomfort persists more than a day, get it checked out. If the pain came on spontaneously, get it checked out right away. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with testicle pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

No time if severe: May be testicular torsion if pain is severe, in which no time should be lost, needs to be corrected within 6 hours or risk loss of testicle. Other causes of testicular pain are not as urgent, but how do you know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I see a specialist for 3 hours of testicle pain, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

Should I see a specialist for 3 hours of testicle pain, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

Don't wait: See a dr. Immediately. Could be testis torsion if pain came on suddenly. If present needs to be fixed asap. Try and twist testicle like opening a book, this could immediately relieve torsion or pain if testicle is twisted. Get urologic help immediately if not relieved. Could be epididymitis, scrotum wouyld feel hot and pain slightltly improved if u gently elevate testis. ...Read more

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Testicular pain but at first I wasn't sure if it was in my groin or testicle maybe even both. Two doctors have assesed me could it be anxiety?

Testicular pain but at first I wasn't sure if it was in my groin or testicle maybe even both. Two doctors have assesed me could it be anxiety?

Very unlikely: that anxiety is the cause of testicular pain,especiall if it is only on one side.If it is only one testicle it could be from an early inguinal hernia.Inguinal hernia is unusual,but possible in a 17 year old.If both testicles hurt then maybe it is psychsomatic.Good luck. ...Read more

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