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Varicocele ( i think ) on the left side. Age 19. No noticeable discomfort . Left testicular atrophy. Palpable veins do i need to worry? Risks?

Varicocele ( i think ) on the left side. Age 19. No noticeable discomfort . Left testicular atrophy. Palpable veins 
do i need to worry? Risks?

Here are some ...: After reaching adulthood, varicocelectomy wouldn't help much rescue varicocele-related testicular atrophy. In fact, some controversy regarding varicocelectomy for varicocele-related testicular atrophy still remains. Yet, in my practice, I still favor such procedure for adolescent varicocele with testicular atrophy, say, at age 15 - 18In. Of course, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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What causes slight testicular discomfort that radiates to back when pressing on the testicles?

What causes slight testicular discomfort that radiates to back when pressing on the testicles?

Testicular pain: This is probably the normal protective pain that nature has provided to protect the testicles from harm. ...Read more

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I started with slight testicular discomfort. After passing stool, the pain escalated & is much more severe. It is centered between my thigh & scrotum?

I started with slight testicular discomfort. After passing stool, the pain escalated & is much more severe. It is centered between my thigh & scrotum?

A few things: Come to mind. When groin symptoms are related to passing stool i think of inguinal hernia or prostate irritation. However because you have a history of crohn's disease and have surgery because of it I am most concerned with symptoms coming from that. (scar tissue, fistula, abcess) first place to start is with your GI doc. If you have a fever or are having severe symptoms then go to the hospital. ...Read more

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Doctor diagnosis orchitis& hydrocele few weeks ago. Got better, but now I have ab/testicular discomfort w/ nausea. Should I head to ER?

Doctor diagnosis orchitis& hydrocele few weeks ago. Got better, but now I have ab/testicular discomfort w/ nausea. Should I head to ER?

Testis pain: At your age, torsion of the testicle has to be ruled. You could be having intermittent torsion. A Doppler scrotal U/S should help make the diagnosis. If you can't be seen by your doctor ASAP , go to the ER. ...Read more

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Only a dull discomfort on left testicle, but no cremasteric reflex. I did it on the right, and it went up fine. Testicular torsion?

Seek care now...: You need to be examined to determine the cause of the testicular pain. Lack of cremasteric reflex is concerning. Please get evaluated at the ER now. Delay is treatment for some causes of testicular pain could result in the loss of a testicle. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS : Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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If one has discomfort because of testicular cancer, is it likely to be constant or come and go?

If one has discomfort because of testicular cancer, is it likely to be constant or come and go?

Testicular pain: Testicular cancer is seldom painful and usually presents as a firmness in the testis or an abnormal shape to the testis. Painful testes should be checked out by your family physician or a urologist for further diagnosis and treatment. Most often an infection or inflammation is present which may need treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling a discomfort / small pain in groin (right side).. Testicular torsion?

What to do if I am feeling a discomfort / small pain in groin (right side).. Testicular torsion?

Here are some: The pain from the testicular torsion as most extensively described in classic textbook is typically of sudden onset with rapid progression to rapid testicular / scrotal swelling in association with some ache in ipsilateral groin / lower abdomen. But, it's not uncommon to have intermittent torsion manifesting with testicular pain of a highly variable degree, duration, and interval over a long time. ...Read more

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Can it be testicular torsion if it is swelling only a little and elevation does decrease discomfort?

Can it be testicular torsion if it is swelling only a little and elevation does decrease discomfort?

Emergency: Hi, please go to ER ASAP, even if there is a slight chance of torsion by waiting you decrease the chance of salvation. ...Read more

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