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My right testicle is tender and goes up in the socket?

My right testicle is tender and goes up in the socket?

?Retractile testicle: Retractile testes can retract up and out of the scrotum, after puberty are usually too large to leave the scrotum + cremaster muscle, which pulls up the testes, is much weaker. Retraction is normal before puberty. See a urologist if the retraction is very uncomfortable, in which case division of the cremaster muscle surgically can take care of this problem. ...Read more

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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


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I have a pain in the testicle socket should I worry its been a few days and I have to wait till Tuesday for a doc appointment?

I have a pain in the testicle socket should I worry its been a few days and I have to wait till Tuesday for a doc appointment?

Maybe....: Maybe. If the pain has been constant for a few days, it's most likely related with STD-epididymitis at age 22 and okay to wait until next Tuesday if the pain is bearable and sac does not progressively enlarge. If differing from what described, go to see Doc at ER or urgent care now. ...Read more

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What's a groin sprain compared to a hernia and where would it be in the testicle socket or below on preuim?

What's a groin sprain compared to a hernia and where would it be in the testicle socket or below on preuim?

Here are some ...: Reviewing the onset, degree, duration, interval, pain distribution, related physical activities, etc. with a detailed sequence of events and the findings of physical exam most likely can provide a reasonable diagnosis - inguinal hernia or groin sprain. So, collect the described information and bring it to Doc so to deduce reasonable Dx for proposing reasonable care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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The bottom tip of my right testicle is tender when touched. Why? Is it a cause for concern?

The bottom tip of my right testicle is tender when touched. Why? Is it a cause for concern?

See urologist: This could be an epididymitis ( infection) which is treated with antibiotics or just testalgia which isn't an infection and even sometimes a hernia will have referred pain to the testicle . You need to see a urologist to be examined to determine exactly what is the cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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Why would a testicle be sore and drawn up?

Why would a testicle be sore and drawn up?

Testicle sore: Testicles tend to retract when pain or inflammation occurs, blockage of the blood supply of the testicle can cause those symptoms but usually the pain is severe and is an emergency. Get an examination if it persists. ...Read more

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What can I do if my testicle is swollen and tender, hurts! please help?

What can I do if my testicle is swollen and tender, hurts! please help?

Needs 2B X'd ASAP: Sudden onset pain & swelling of testis is torsion untill proven otherwise. This is an emergency & warrants an er visit 24/7 as there is risk of testicular death after 4 - 6 hours, and certainty after 12 hours. More common at your age would be epididymitis, bacterial +/- UTI or viral & treated with antibiotics & rest. Less common is testis tumor + hemorrhage. Scrotal ultrasound can distiguish. ...Read more

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My left testicle started feeling sore 3 days ago. Now it's only my right. What is this?

My left testicle started feeling sore 3 days ago. Now it's only my right. What is this?

Time for test: In your age group, epididymitis is a possible cause (so is urethritis, or stds), and should be evaluated by a urologist, or can start w/your regular dr or urgent care for urine check and exam. ...Read more