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My Testicle Is Swollen
Here are some...: Many laypersons refer hydrocele (fluid-filled sac) as painless testicle, but occasionally, few men may self palpate hard nodular testicle inside the sac, which indeed is testicular tumor. Fortunately, ultrasound exam of the sac will differentiate both and clear confusion. How to get these done right? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes... ...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
Torsion: If you had a painful swollen testicle and didn't seek medical attention and now you're left with a squishy nubbin, you likely had torsion. Nothing you can do about it now. ...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
My testicle has swollen up to size of kiwi. I've had epidymitis before. Is this a repeat of the same condition or possiblypossibly cancer?
Swollen Testicle: Testicular cancer risk peaks in your 30's. It is typically a painless hard nodule found on the testicle. Swelling of the testicle or orchitis can be due to trauma, infectious, noninfectious or twisted tubes to the testicle. I suggest you see your family physician and get it properly evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few weeks my testicles been swollen feel something in my right one in the left it looks like more skin hanging and I have a on/off headache. Whats it?
Unclear link. : I am unaware of a link between the ace inhibitor fosinopril and the development of hydrocele or orchitis in the medical literature. That being said, idiosyncratic reactions to medications are always possible, and i would work with your physician to see if a cause can be identified. ...Read more
My testicles were swollen and painful for a week after bilateral hernia repair, after which they soon became normal, Am i still fertile?
I am a boy. I used to masterbate since I was 13. Sometimes I did it excessively. Now my penis has become shrunk. My testicles got swollen. Please help?
My testicle become swollen and almost recede into my body after bowel movement. Also stomach aches for an hour or more. Need help to this problem.
Retractile testes?: Need to know age for potential risk factors. Not uncommon to have a retractile testes that ascends to the lower inguinal region. However if there is a degree of swelling and pain in the testes we want to exclude intermittent testicular torsion. Please see your primary care physician or a urologist. ...Read more
Urologist: Please see a urologist or at least a primary care physician promptly. ...Read more
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