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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
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
My right testicle is in pain and sometimes it goes up into the socket above it. Sometimes my leg hurts and my back hurts?
See your doctor: You should make an appointment with your doctor to find out why that is happening. ...Read more
Mild pain and hardened area inside base of penis - pain increases with erection; occasional tenderness in right testicle which radiates to leg.
Your question: This might be Peyronie's disease or it could be a thrombosed vein. See a urologist about it. ...Read more
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
Socket of testicle hurts sometimes makes me nausea when touched not always I'm going to see doc on tuesday any ideas and sometimes testicle?
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
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
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
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My husband is 30 years old. Last night he has pain in his right testicle. Today it is very sore. What could be the causes of this?
? Inflammation: Sudden testicular pain in the absence of trauma should be aggressively investigated if the pain persists for beyond a short time. Torsion (twisting) of the testicle is very painful and is a surgical emergency if the testicle is to be possibly saved. Epididymidis or inflammation of the epididymis is another cause that might respond to antibiotics. He should see a urologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
My boyfriend noticed one testicle was swollen this morning and is tender and slightly painful to the touch. Yesterday and today he drove a lot.?
See dr.: Causs of testicular pain include infection, trauma, and torsion. Infection is epididimoorchitis and usually treated wtih antibiotics. Trauma is usually treated by support and sometimes warm and cold compresses. Torsion is where testicle gets twisted and can lose its blood supply. This is serious because can lose testicle with subsequent necrosis. ...Read more
I'm 34 I had orchiopexy done when I was 10 ever since its very tender and paiful when touched. Also the testicle changes size and form. Is this normal?
Testicle is slightly sore when I check it but not all the time. It normally is slightly sore when I think about it when I check. Can this be a problem?
No: Not normal. It maybe inflammed and so you should seek medical attention. It may require a urologist is the place to go but your doctor is the place I would start. ...Read more
Here are some...: How long has this sore been & how long might it last? Has it happened sporadically, intermittently or constantly? These info may help to deduce the significance of this testicular sore after masturbation. To few men, vigorous muscle contraction through the course of masturbation and ejaculation may result in some short self-limiting sore with no undue consequence. ...Read more
The bottom tip of my right testicle is sometimes tender when touched. Only sometimes. Is this a cause for concern?
Epidydimitiis: A urologist should check uGet a more detailed answer ›
Need more info...: Why did you take antibiotics and which one used? How soon did testicular tenderness occur after antibiotics, right after or few days afterward? . .. more? To figure out the cause for the tenderness, one needs to analyze the specifcs, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + findings of timely physical exam & testing as needed so more likely to deduce right diagnosis for right care. Best... ...Read more
See Doctor ASAP: If its a lump on the testicle (as opposed to adjacent to testicle) you need to see a doctor asap. If lump moves seperate from testicle it's usually benign. ...Read more
See MD: Severe testis pain is bad sign. You gave 6 hours to get fixed if its twisted. ...Read more
What would cause my left testicle to feel tender? I've also notice I ejaculate quicker than I normally would?
On my left testicle it feels like its worms in it, and its sore then. But it isn't there always, only sometimes. What could it be?
Varicocele: Varicoceles occur on the left due to higher pressure in the left testicular vein (lgv in pic), transmitted via the left renal vein (lrv in pic). The main problem this causes is loss of testicular temperature regulation. Correction is surgical, but not always necessary. Indications for surgery including pain, fertility problems and loss of testicular volume. ...Read more
Sometimes my testicles swell up and are tender to the touch and coughing hurts when this occurs. Any suggestions? Or just what is it?
Why does one of my testicles seem to disappear when I'm laying down. It moves up into my body and feels tender when it drops down again.?
Several reasons: Testicles move up and down in the scrotum for several reasons. One is called the cremasteric reflex whereby the testicles are pulled up when the thigh close to the scrotum is touched or brushed. This helps prevent injury when something is too close for comfort. The other thing is temperature, whereby the testicles draw up and down for temperature regulation. For tenderness, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have several lumps, from course sand to rice grain size on my left testicle. They are not painful, but one point is tender. Is this normal?
No: Any new lump, firm area or textural irregularity on the testes should be assessed by a urologist ...Read more
My bf has small bumps on his left testicle that itch when he washes the area after a few days it starts to look like a nice size sore or raw area?
Be seen: Ulcers need to be seen.Get a more detailed answer ›
When I woke up I noticed my right testicle was 2 times larger than the other and was sore when I touched it, it also is raised higher. Help please
I woke up today and out of know where my testicle feels sore I guess a little swollen and also when I touched it to check and im having lower ab pain?
Here are some...: For a 19-year-old man, the described symptoms & signs touch off the concern of possible intermittent testicular torsion. So, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, progress, & resolution of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Dr. For analysis, physical examination, possible tests so to confirm possible diagnosis for timely treatment. ...Read more
Possible prostitis: It may be due to prostitis and you should have your self checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more
One of my bf's testicles is hanging very low and is a bit sore. Says they aren't elevated, so not torsion, and it isn't severe. It's also been really hot (80s) here. What's going on with his testicle?
Hard to say.: Hanging low is not necessarily anything to be worried about - there is always some asymmetry of the testicles and this can change with the temperature. Mild pain in the scrotum - or even testicle - testicle can be caused by a large variety of things including repeated minor trauma or infection. If symptoms are worsening or persistent he should see someone. ...Read more
Testicular pain: Painful testes can be very debilitating. If there is pain, there is a reason. A urologist evaluates and treats this condition. ...Read more
? Intermittent: Testis torsion, or torsion of a testicular appendage. Would have had an episode of severe testicular pain which improved as testis untwisted. Torsion of appendage can be seen with a "blue dot" early & a tender pea-size swelling later. Could also be epididymitis, pain diminishes if scrotum is elevated. To be safe, would be best to consult with a urologist, sooner ratrher than later. ...Read more
Testalgia: Impossible to diagnose without physical exam. See a urologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more
See your doctor and get a testicular/rectal exam and urinalysis and urine culture.
You might have epididymitis/orchitis (infection or inflammation of epididymis or testicle) and/or prostatitis (infection/inflammation of the prostate). Either may require treatment with antibiotics. If you are having trouble peeing this can also be sign of prostatitis. But you must see your doctor. ...Read more
ER: You should go to the er for an evaluation. ...Read more
Pain feels like it is being pulled into my abdomen and that is causing my testicle to be sore, help?
? testis tiorson: Contraction of the cremaster muscle lifts the testicle so that it is pulled up. Needs to be seen asap if there is pain, otherwise suggest you see a urologist. Occasionally a small procedure to divide cremaster muscle (which you don't need) is indicated for such problems. Trial injection of local anesthesthetic into spermatic cord to relieve symptom should help to confirm need for such a procedure. ...Read more
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