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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

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Testicle problems: my right one is sore and hangs lower than left one. What should I do?

Testicle problems: my right one is sore and hangs lower than left one. What should I do?

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

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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

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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.?

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

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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?

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?

Testicular pain: You need to be evaluated by urologist. This is not a normal condition. It is possible that you developed a hydro-seal, also you may have a form of reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Only a thorough exam can shed some light on the subject. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why is my testicle sore after ejaculation?

Why is my testicle sore after ejaculation?

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

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Why is my testicle slightly tender after finishing my antibiotics course?

Why is my testicle slightly tender after finishing my antibiotics course?

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

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On the left testicle a lump, no pain if pressed if feels tender, what could it be?

On the left testicle a lump, no pain if pressed if feels tender, what could it be?

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

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What would cause my left testicle to feel tender? I've also notice I ejaculate quicker than I normally would?

What would cause my left testicle to feel tender? I've also notice I ejaculate quicker than I normally would?

Possible prostatitis: Inflammation, and less likely infection, of the prostate (prostatitis) or epididymis (epididymitis) would be the most common explanation for your symptoms. Premature ejaculation very common in general with unclear cause (s) in the vast majority of men. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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

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

Straight to ER: It could be an infection or testicular torsion which require immediate surgery to avoid losing that testicle. Good luck. ...Read more

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I can feel a small straw size vein on right side of testicle and tender to touch. No bag of warms only one vein swells& tender to touch. What is it?

Epididymitis: Sounds like possibly epididymitis - infection of the epididymis. You need antibiotics to treat this. Testicular infections that are untreated can potentially lead to sterility. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I'm wondering why are my testicles sore after sex?

Possible prostitis: It may be due to prostitis and you should have your self checked by your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Reddening and a sore feeling in between my testicles and my legs. What could this be?

Reddening and a sore feeling in between my testicles and my legs. What could this be?

Rash: A bright red rash in this area is most often fungal. Tines cruris ("jock itch") can be treated with topical anti fungal creams. ...Read more

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My testicles sore after being hit 1 week ago. What should I do?

My testicles sore after being hit 1 week ago. What should I do?

Consult urologist: Pain or soreness should have settled down by now. Slight risk of testicular rupture if trauma was severe. Can be diagnosed by testicular ultrasound. ...Read more

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Sore left testicle in the back but no bump, should I be concerned?

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

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Sore testicle in 12 year old no discoloration but slight swelling?

Sore testicle in 12 year old no discoloration but slight swelling?

? 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

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What to do if I just found out that my left testicles are sore, help!?

Testalgia: Impossible to diagnose without physical exam. See a urologist if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Slightly swollen or tender right testicle. Sore rectum area. What can I do?

Slightly swollen or tender right testicle. Sore rectum area. What can I do?

Epididymitis: 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

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Tenderness in the left testicle, slightly swollen, very painful. Why could this be happening?

See a doctor today: The pain you are describing warrants a visit to urgent care or an emergency department. Severe pain is always concerning, and you don't want to ignore this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain feels like it is being pulled into my abdomen and that is causing my testicle to be sore, help?

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