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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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Testicles (Definition)

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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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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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?

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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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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