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What would cause testicular pain, lower back pain and leg pain? Dr doesn't seem concerned. Says it's an impinged nerve. Xray showed low spine compressed

What would cause testicular pain, lower back pain and leg pain? Dr doesn't seem concerned. Says it's an impinged nerve. Xray showed low spine compressed

Iliohypogastric n?: Something may be irritating the ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, or genitofemoral nerve (an MD exam will tell). X-rays do not, in general, show spinal cord compression-only if there has been trauma. Even nerve compression "seen" on X-ray or CT/MRI is over-diagnosed & often isn't the problem (surgery for impinged nerves causes more pain than it cures). Ur best bet is rehab therapy & bk exercises TTYD ...Read more

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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I have been having lower back pain for a few months that I believe is muscular. I am fairly active and I have had some dull testicular pain.?

I have been having lower back pain for a few months that I believe is muscular. I am fairly active and I have had some dull testicular pain.?

Worrisome!: It is not fair to you for you to assume you only have a back ache. If you have associated symptoms and especially if they don't normally go together, you should have a thorough history and exam by your pcp or qualified practicioner and get an answer or start of one. There are many things to consider with your history. Some may be benign but there are some worrisome ones as well. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Can C-Diff spread to other parts? I was on Flagyl for 10 days and it didn't work. Now on Vancomycin. I now have testicular pain and lower back pain.

Can C-Diff spread to other parts? I was on Flagyl for 10 days and it didn't work. Now on Vancomycin. I now have testicular pain and lower back pain.

Not usually: It does not appear that your problem is from C diff given the history of testicular and lower back pain. You need to see another doctor if your own can't help you. A urologist would be a good choice to get started. ...Read more

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26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain, numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit. Army?

26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain, numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit. Army?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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I have Frequent urination, pain while ejaculation, some time testicular pain and lower back pain and flank pain form last 2 years.

I have Frequent urination, pain while ejaculation, some time testicular pain and lower back pain and flank pain form last 2 years.

Possible prostatitis: This combination of symptoms sounds like prostatitis, although the symptoms could have several other causes. There could also be underlying problems helping to cause the prostatitis, such as an obstruction in the urethra. Prostatitis is sometimes treated with antibiotics. Because of the possibility of other causes it would be advisable to consult a urologist about the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My husband has lower back pain and right testicle pain and has lost 30 pounds in 2 months?

My husband has lower back pain and right testicle pain and has lost 30 pounds in 2 months?

Get Him Seen: Your husband's symptoms are extremely abnormal - especially unintended weight loss of that magnitude over a short period of time. Get him to his doctor for a work-up asap! ...Read more

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Lower back pain with what feels like testicle pain. No lumps no bumps I feel great 23 year old male active everyday?

Lower back pain with what feels like testicle pain. No lumps no bumps I feel great 23 year old male active everyday?

Several options: Unprotected sex could cause an infection that may give you testicle pain. Could be hernia or pinched nerve to. Are a few other possibilities. Bottom line, I would get checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, . lately when I have intercourse with my husband he complains of lower back pain along with testicle pain, should I be concern? Thank you, Georgina.

Hi, . lately when I have intercourse with my husband he complains of lower back pain along with testicle pain, should I be concern? Thank you, Georgina.

Here are some. ..: The described ache and pain in lower back & testicles suggest the early signs of possible physically related disorders in joints & muscles which comes along with age. So, start collecting the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and resolution of all symptoms over time, and bring those to Doc for analysis, exam, & possible tests as needed. At present, modify your sex acts & see ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain right above buttocks hurts to squat or bend over also testicle pain hurts also to move a certain way while sitting pain 8 of 10?

Sharp lower back pain right above buttocks hurts to squat or bend over also testicle pain hurts also to move a certain way while sitting pain 8 of 10?

See remark: Is there a swelling in testicle, had any trauma? .With
severity of pain of 8/10, I suggest you seek medical help
preferably see a urologist.
As for your low back pain, this is to be taken care of after tending to your testicular pain.
I do not know what you do, is your work exertional?
This can be managed @ same visit
Best of luck ...Read more

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Had the following symptoms for 7 months: pain at tip of penis, testicle pain, lower back pain, painfull ejaculation. Treated for 2 UTI & balanitis.

Prostatitis: Most common diagnosis with those symptoms is prostatitis. Often requires a long course (4-6 weeks) of antibiotics. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What are conditions where a testicular mass might cause lower back pain or vise versa?

What are conditions where a testicular mass might cause lower back pain or vise versa?

Distal ureter: There are a few mechanisms by which this happens - the most common is that a kidney stone that is lodged in the distal ureter can cause referred pain to the back. That said, Any testicular mass should be evaluated immediately by your doctor (as the cure rates are extremely high especially when caught early). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I am a roofer I have lower right sided back pain and testicular pain at times coughed earlier and something popped in my lower back?

I am a roofer I have lower right sided back pain and testicular pain at times coughed earlier and something popped in my lower back?

Couple of issues: Concern would be for partially herniated disc at the level that innervates the groin, (l5-s1). Start with range of motion exercises to see if it improves, otherwise, get examined. Need to be evaluated for sciatica, kidney disease, and inguinal hernia if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read more

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Are lower back pain and testicular cancer related?

Are lower back pain and testicular cancer related?

Usually not: Testcular cancer may spread to the lymph nodes of the back but this is seldom painful. It seldom metastasizes to the bone. Your question is important and should be moot -- if there's a testicular mass it needs to be investigated, if a person has been treated for testicular cancer, low back pain isn't the normal way a recurrence presents. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lower back pain when moving a certain way with some groin and right testicle pain also I have diarrhea but I think they are unrelated?

Lower back pain when moving a certain way with some groin and right testicle pain also I have diarrhea but I think they are unrelated?

Probably unrelated: The diarrhea is probably unrelated. Sounds like the back issue des need sorting out. Ask your doctor about whether or not an MRI is appropriate. Stay hydrated until the diarrhea resolves. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am having left testicular pain, lower left abdominal pain, left lower back pain (assuming kidney?), and what feels like bloating in the entire lower front abdomen. Tried doxy and 2 weeks of cipro so far with no results.

I am having left testicular pain, lower left abdominal pain, left lower back pain (assuming kidney?), and what feels like bloating in the entire lower front abdomen. Tried doxy and 2 weeks of cipro so far with no results.

Doctor visit asap: Self treating with leftover antibiotics for undiagnosed medical problem can make a bigger problem.
See a doctor soon, testicular torsion without surgery could result in loss of testicle. 2 weeks with these problems is already a long time to wait. Please go to ER today. ...Read more

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Testicular pain, lower back pain, fatigue, memory loss, improper focus/concentration, depression, no interest in life, stomach discomfort.

Testicular pain, lower back pain, fatigue, memory loss, improper focus/concentration, depression, no interest in life, stomach discomfort.

Get a check up: Sounds like all your symptoms are related to depression. Please see your doctor and get evaluated for depression. Good luck! ...Read more

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Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Terminal hematuria: Could be posterior urethritis or prostatitis, assuming urine is clear at first. Advise consult urologist. Will likely order kidney & bladder ultrasound + possible cystoscopic examination. Cystoscope is a long thin instrument for examining urethra & bladder. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain?

See below: The list of individual conditions is too long. We can basically divide causes into 3 broad categories: boney causes, muscular causes and nerve causes. ...Read more

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What causes sudden, severe lower back pain?

Many Things: Not enough info for detailed answer, but proper diagnosis is ABSOLUTE KEY to proper treatment. I recommend exam by a dr. Skilled in hands-on osteopathic diagnosis & manipulation. Since pain could be caused by anything from disc injury to QL spasm, SI inflammation or ligament injury, acute SI or lumbar vertebral dysfunction, etc.-someone who can truly differentiate cause can give you the best answer. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain? I'm only 16

Bad posture: At your age the common reasons for the back pain are improper shoes, bad posture for walking or sleeping or getting injured.

So relax and use flat shoes for few days. Exercise and don't take any meds. Stretching will be very beneficial for you.

Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lingering lower back pain?

What is the cause of lingering lower back pain?

Depends: Most episodes of low back pain improve within1-2 weeks when treated with anti-inflammatory medication, short term rest (about 24 hrs), and resuming ambulation. Severe cases (continuing pain, leg pains, weakness, neurologic symptoms, bowel/bladder issues) may be a sign of more serious problems and require a physician consultation. ...Read more

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Lwhat causes lower back pain on your lower left side?

Multip possibilities: Low back pain can be caused by various conditions and often a combination of sorts. The history (due to trauma? /how long present/ etc), severity of the pain, radiation of the pain (does it move down your leg) & other factors, and exam are helpful in identifying the cause. It coud be be due to mechanical prob, muscle strains, disc disease, arthritic problems, joint d/o. See your md as a start! ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain in the morning?

What are the causes of lower back pain in the morning?

Check the mattress: A common cause for back pain upon awakening is a mattress that is too soft and not supportive of your spine. A firm mattress (or placing a large piece of plywood between the mattress and box spring) may help. If back pain persists or worsens, be sure to check with your doctor to rule out the many other causes of back pain. ...Read more

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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...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