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Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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Can you tell me, are any veins seen on the normal scrotum?

Normal: It is normal to have visible veins on the scrotum. They can vary in size and location and do not require any treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in my scrotum and enlarged veins?

What can I do for this pain in my scrotum and enlarged veins?

Varicocele : You may be referring to a varicocele, which are incompetent veins with defective valves, that become enlarged. This process can cause adult discomfort of the testicles. The treatment of varicoceles includes surgery or minimally invasive interventional radiology approaches. Ask your primary care doctor to refer you to a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it concerning for one side of my scrotum to have much larger veins than the other?

Is it concerning for one side of my scrotum to have much larger veins than the other?

Left varicocele: Veins in the scrotum are usually varicocele. Varicocele is more common on the left side. This has to do with the way the vein course back to heart from the testicle. On the left side it takes a hard 90 degree turn to get to the heart. The right side has a more direct route to the heart. The turn on the left can be an obstacle of sorts and make the veins maintain blood closer the testicle. ...Read more

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My left scrotum is longer than the right side n vein like structure inside I can felt . What is the problem ?

My left scrotum is longer than the right side n vein like structure inside I can felt . What is the problem ?

Likely, varicocele..: What described could indicate having a prominent varicocele above left testis, which commonly occurs in some 15% of men of various degree. If yes, yours is a big one so being called like a bag of worms, but most of times it still needs no active care except few concerning infertility and symptoms. More? Seek confirmation/ counseling by urologists timely. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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1-2 mm diameter circular vein on right side of scrotum what is it?

1-2 mm diameter circular vein on right side of scrotum what is it?

Veins: Veins do not have a prescribed conformation and there are many variations. This is likely a normal variant. ...Read more

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There is a small circular vein on right side of scrotum probably 1-2mm in diameter ?

There is a small circular vein on right side of scrotum probably 1-2mm in diameter
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Let it be: If it is not causing any symptoms, let it be.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is normal to have red veins im scrotal? And purple?

Yes: Purple would probably be closer to normal. Some small capillaries have red color to them. ...Read more

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Would it be unhealthy to have squiggly vein/tube in scrotum?

Would it be unhealthy to have squiggly vein/tube in scrotum?

Important stuff: Your scrotum is the protective carrying case for your testicles which have many functions important to your being a male. Because of it's importance, it has a large number of important supportive tubular structures to keep everything health like arteries, nerves veins. The scrotum has good blood supply and so, that blood needs a way to get out to avoid congestion, the veins serve that function. ...Read more

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I have black vein on my left side of scrotum is it varicocele?

Varicocele: Varicoceles are tortuous veins around the testicle (mostly on the left side). They are deep inside the scrotum and not usually visible unless they are high grade (grade 3-4). If the vessel is on the surface skin of the scrotum, then that is not a varicocele. A simple physical exam and sometime ultrasound of the testicles can diagnose a varicocele. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have slightly visible veins in a swelled scrotum(hydrocele) ?

Is it normal to have slightly visible veins in a swelled scrotum(hydrocele) ?

Varicocele: Varicoceles are not normal but they are common. See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can we treat scrotum vein valves which are not working properly? Naturally or by medicine?

Varicocele: Venous valves are either not working properly or absent cause varicoceles which are present in various degrees in 10 - 15% of men. No medication or natural treatment works. Only needs treatment if causing pain or unpleasant "heaviness", affected testis, almost always the left, is smaller than the other, or there are fertility problems due to poor sperm motility, or cosmetically huge. Then surgery. ...Read more

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Noticed a rather purple vein that's quite noticeable in my scrotum as i showered tonight. No pain or numbness, but is a vein like that normal?

Leave it alone: Scrotal veins may not be so obvious, but they are always there some more prominent than others. The warmth of the shower cause the veins to vasodilate, a normal response of our body to get rid of heat. The prominence of veins throughout your body during that time is evident by the red color of your skin when coming out of the shower. ...Read more

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Very small pain into scrotum on both sides and now feels like the veins have gone to the bottom And are swollen/bigger than normal! Help please ?

Very small pain into scrotum on both sides and now feels like the veins have gone to the bottom
And are swollen/bigger than normal! Help please
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See a urologist: you might be having varicocele, which is dilated veins in the cors, it is not bad, but it will be a good idea to see a urologist for proper evaluation and advise ...Read more

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I have a small cyst in the southern part of my scrotal right where the sac meets the skin. It feels like it is on a vein. Any ideas what this could be?

I have a small cyst in the southern part of my scrotal right where the sac meets the skin. It feels like it is on a vein. Any ideas what this could be?

Needs exam: To give a good answer requires an exam. Possibilities include a varix (bulging of a vein), a small lymph node (if firm or fleshy), a cyst (if round and very firm/hard). Most such swellings if they are the only symptom will turn out not to be a serious problem.Get your doctor to examine it if it gets larger, tender, hurts, gets red, or drains pus. ...Read more

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Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Get seen now: Make an immediate appointment with your doctor or go to the er to determine why your testicle is swollen. ...Read more

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Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Get it checked.: A varicocele is generally a benign condition caused by dilatation of a plexus of veins leading to the testicle. They usually occur on the left side. If there are no symptoms (dull ache, pain, or sense of fullness), usually nothing needs to be done. Have a urologist review the us, perform a physical exam, and follow the size and symptoms. ...Read more

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I have one visible vein(when i stretch scrotum) in scrotum on my left testicle vein go from up to bottom of testical. (its not epididymitis) normal?

Relax: if you're really concerned about some issue with your scrotum be examined by a physician. Otherwise lighten up. Veins in the wall the scrotum are completely normal. ...Read more

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Can feel one bulky veins in scrotum right after standing.More than 80 percent disappeared after started walking slight pain. Should I consider surgery?

Can feel one bulky veins in scrotum right after standing.More than 80 percent disappeared after started walking slight pain. Should I consider surgery?

No worries: It is common to see prominent veins, especially in warm conditions or weather. If, however, your scrotal pain us recurring, worsening or associated with scrotal swelling, then discuss with your primary medical provider who should be able to confirm a diagnosis & form a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I had a varicocelectomy about a week ago. Do the veins eventually go away or do they remain in the scrotum? I had a subinguinal incision.

I had a varicocelectomy about a week ago. Do the veins eventually go away or do they remain in the scrotum? I had a subinguinal incision.

Here are someā€¦: All forms of varicocelectomy are not to remove all varicocele about the testes, but just procedurally interrupt venous returning circulation from testes to heart, thereby to reduce and even eliminate undue effects from long-term venous blood potentially leading to chronic ischemia and subsequent undesirable tissue change. So, the concerned varicose veins before surgery will still exist but with.. ...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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Is it normal to have blueish kind of squiggly veins on a testicle (not scrotum)? Can't really feel them, just faintly see them through the skin.

Is it normal to have blueish kind of squiggly veins on a testicle (not scrotum)? Can't really feel them, just faintly see them through the skin.

See remark: There are bunch of veins on side of each testicle (this is normal ) In some 15% of men they extra veins,specially on the left. This condition is called VARICOCELE . If they don't bother you do nothing.They are really not on testis but surround it.If you have any concern see your doctor or a urologist ...Read more

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Very light pain on both sides of scrotum with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please. ?

Very light pain on both sides of scrotum  with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please. 
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Get evaluated: It sounds like possible a condition called a varicocele, which is a swelling of the veins in the scrotum. There are however more serious issues that need to be ruled out, such as testicular torsion. This depends on if this is a chronic condition or if happening for the first time today. If happening just now, go get immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Are visible veins on scrotum supposed to be normal? When is it varicocele? I feel some strange feeling sometime on left, like tingle, no pain though.

Are visible veins on scrotum supposed to be normal? When is it varicocele? I feel some strange feeling sometime on left, like tingle, no pain though.

Here are some ...: Visible veins on scrotal skin are normal but with a wide variable degree, and they're unrelated with varicocele, which is chiefly on left side and usually invisible; if a large one, it becomes visible in standing like a bag of worms with slow moving, but disappearing in lying position. So, have Doc take a look and feel for verification. ...Read more

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Feel like my left testicle is three times bigger than the right one and feels like a vein on the whole side of it and my scrotum is tight on the left?

Feel like my left testicle is three times bigger than the right one and feels like a vein on the whole side of it and my scrotum is tight on the left?

Get evaluated.: There are many reasons for scrotal enlargement, most of them benign. But you should seek prompt evaluation by a physician to see if the enlargement is in the testicle itself, which could be due to a testicular cancer. A scrotal ultrasound is likely required to visualize the scrotal contents, but will depend on physician assessment. Hydroceles, spermatoceles, and varicoceles are also some causes. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more