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I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

Orchitis: See a physician for exam and treatment. There are several possibilities. Orchitis would require antibiotic rx. You may need an ultrasound to exclude more serious causes. ...Read more

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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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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My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

See ur dr: This should always be checked out especially if it red and seems to hurt immediately. How ever the most like ly cause if it is not hurting or red is a hydrocele. It is seen quite frequently a collection of fluid around testicle it is benign might grow a little before it goes away usually gone by 1 yo or sooner. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle on one side the swollen testicle is about the size of a baseball

Please: Please be seen for this. Possible causes for swelling include: varicocele, epididymitis, hydrocele, torsion, orchitis just to mention. Lumps or swelling in the scrotum should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varicocele and epididymal cyst, among others. An h&p, labs, and ultrasound are warranted. ...Read more

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If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

Need evaluation: The rapidity of onset of swelling provides some information. It may be a benign condition such as a hydrocele or may represent something more serious such as testicular cancer or orchitis. I recommend a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen (male)?

Testicle: Teticular swelling. See your physician if it's painful and tender to touch. ...Read more

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One testicle of my 3 weeksyoung baby got swollen and bigger then return back to same size as the other after 2 days. What caused it and is it normal?

One testicle of my 3 weeksyoung baby got swollen and bigger then return back to same size as the other after 2 days. What caused it and is it normal?

Patent processus: Could have been an infection (unlikely), vs transient torsion vs communicating hydroceole. Likely favors the latter. May need surgical intervention if recurs. Your baby should be evaluated by a pediatric Urologist. ...Read more

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I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17 is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17 is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

Not normal: This definitely is not "normal" following surgery. I would guess you have a hematoma, i.e. bleeding at the surgical site, perhaps now with some inflammation due to the blood. If not especially painful, probably not serious. But you shouldn't be trying to sort this out on this or any other distant forum. Contact the doctor who did the surgery! ...Read more

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Slight pain in right testicle only when touched tingly feeling swollen one hangs lower then the other. Hydrocele, torsion or something else?

Slight pain in right testicle only when touched tingly feeling swollen one hangs lower then the other. Hydrocele, torsion or something else?

It is normal: For one testicle to be lower than the other one. If you have significant swelling or pain in the testicle you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Everything is probably normal, but there is no way to tell without an exam. ...Read more

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Hi, my friend had an appendectomy on wednesday morning. He now has a swollen and purple testicle on one side, what could this mean?

Hi, my friend had an appendectomy on wednesday morning. He now has a swollen and purple testicle on one side, what could this mean?

Likely OK: This is likely just bruising from the surgery. Blood and fluid travel eith gravity do can end up in the scrotum. I still would contact your surgeon, . ...Read more

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Ultrasound stylus probing swollen testicle dwelt a bit longer at one place & there was pain. Can this cut off blood supply so size is still abnormal?

Ultrasound stylus probing swollen testicle dwelt a bit longer at one place & there was pain. Can this cut off blood supply so size is still abnormal?

Ultrasound is safe: The pain from the ultrasound is likely not due to the device cutting off blood supply but instead is due to the underlying problem. ...Read more

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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. What's it?

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. What's it?

Swollen testicle: It is possible that you have a hydrocoele. Check with a urologist for evaluation and treatment. The headache may be due to the prednisome you are taking and not related to your testicular problem. ...Read more

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I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

Varicocele: Swollen veins inside the scrotum can be caused by a varicocele or varicose veins which can slow down the testicle circulation and thus produce pain because of lack of oxygen. Having the varicocele on the right side for a prolonged length of time not only causes atrophy or shrinkage of the testicle but also causes decreased sperm production. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle with pain.?

Swollen testicle: A swollen testicle with pain is an emergency situation. Go to the ER ASAP ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting of an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc. Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele (fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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What should I do for a swollen testicle?

What should I do for a swollen testicle?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of swelling in the scrotum, such as infections of the testicle or epididymis (orchitis) or accumulations of fluid (hydrocele, spermatocele). Many are benign, but infections & tumors should be evaluated & cannot be missed. See you primary care physician or a urologist. A detailed history and physical exam can determine if a scrotal ultrasound is necessary for further workup. ...Read more

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Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Many causes.: Swelling of the testicle itself can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer. Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination. ...Read more

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My testicle is swollen (painless). Should I be, worried?

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

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What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

Probable hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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My left testicle is swollen and hurts what does that mean?

Needs 2B checked: Could be torsion of testis, which is an emergency or epididymitis. Warrants urologist or er visit now. ...Read more

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My testicle was swollen and disappeared. What could this be?

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

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What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

See your doctor: Testicular lumps (or swelling) can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck! ...Read more

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Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Get a testicular us: Depending on r age especially if under 40 years old need to get a testicular ultrasound to rule out a testicular tumor. ...Read more

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Testicle was swollen when woke up it is its normal size now it was firm

This: This is likely a hydrocele, which is a sac of fluid around the testicle that may communicate with the abdominal cavity and fill up with fluid from the abdominal cavity from time to time. However, it is more common for these to enlarge over the course of the day while you are up and about, and then get smaller as you lie recumbent overnight, than the situation you are describing. You should go to your doctor or make an appointment with an urologist to be evalauated. ...Read more

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My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

See your doctor: See a doctor right away. You may have inflammation or infection of the epididymis or spermatic cords. Common causes are recent overuse and stds, the latter of which can cause possibly sterility. ...Read more