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Most Common Cause Of Testicular Pain
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
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
Get evaluated.: There are many causes of testicular pain and you should see a physician for a history, physical examination, and then possibly a scrotal ultrasound. The most worrisome is torsion, when the blood supply to the testicle is twisted closed. Infections can result in epididymitis or orchitis. Others causes are more benign, such as hydroceles & spermatoceles. A full workup will help determine the cause. ...Read more
Depends: Testicular pain can have many causes depending on age, exam, and symptoms, but in my practice, when a man of about 50yo is seen w/ the above symptoms, I usually end up finding by examination either a prostate infection and/or infection of the epididymis, which can be treated with antibiotics. Std's may be found in young men w/ the above symptoms, but there are other causes also. Please see ur doc. ...Read more
My boyfriend is having left testicular pain it comes and gose what cause it and what can I do to help him when he is in pain?
Pain is bad: Pain is not normal. It means he needs to be examined and the cause of his pain diagnosed before a treatment can be offered. He needs to go to his doctor. ...Read more
Testicular pain, only thing ultrasound showed was varicoceoles, could this be the cause of the pain?
Not usually: What can, however cause that pain (depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own blood supply. That is a surgical emergency. ...Read more
Here are some...: Hi! Liza4, His provided info is not enough to draw conclusion - epididymitis-related hydrocele or torsion or. .., and such man should be timely evaluated so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. To sort the related things for these symptoms has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Not aware of this: Hemorroids may cause rectal bleeding or discomfort but shouldn't cause pain in the testicles (balls).Causes of testicular pain vary with age, symptoms, &physical exam, but may include referred pain from prostatitis, epididymitis, irritation of the spermatic cord from exercising without proper support. Seek attention emergently if a testicle is painful&swollen as this could be torsion. See ur doc for xm. ...Read more
Unknown.: Testicular pain is an uncommon side effect reported in patients taking finasteride. In phase 3 clinical trials, less than 1% had this side effect. The mechanism of this pain is unknown. Finasteride blocks the formation of dht, an active form of testosterone by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase type ii. Since the testicles are under hormonal control, the mechanism of pain may involve this pathway. ...Read more
Testicular pain comes from many reasons such as infection, twisting, referring pain from spinal nerve, or after surgery, etc. But without careful palpation on scrotum and its contents with or without us, it's hard to state what it's causing pain. Generally speaking, pain alone is not std-related.
In doubt? See urologist timely after collecting and recording the feature and degree of pain with. . ...Read more
Epididymo-orchitis.: Infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis) can cause severe testicular pain. In younger men, this is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. In older men, it is often due to urinary tract pathogens such as e. Coli and proteus. If you have significant testicular pain, please get evaluated. A scrotal ultrasound can determine if scrotal pain is due to infection or torsion. ...Read more
What causes serious testicular pain, with a lump on the bottom and a sac above them filled with fluid?
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
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