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Pinched Nerve Causing Testicular Pain
There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...Read more
What would cause testicular pain, lower back pain and leg pain? Dr doesn't seem concerned. Says it's an impinged nerve. Xray showed low spine compressed
Iliohypogastric n?: Something may be irritating the ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, or genitofemoral nerve (an MD exam will tell). X-rays do not, in general, show spinal cord compression-only if there has been trauma. Even nerve compression "seen" on X-ray or CT/MRI is over-diagnosed & often isn't the problem (surgery for impinged nerves causes more pain than it cures). Ur best bet is rehab therapy & bk exercises TTYD ...Read more
Depends: Testicular pain can have many causes depending on age, exam, and symptoms, but in my practice, when a man of about 50yo is seen w/ the above symptoms, I usually end up finding by examination either a prostate infection and/or infection of the epididymis, which can be treated with antibiotics. Std's may be found in young men w/ the above symptoms, but there are other causes also. Please see ur doc. ...Read more
Not usually: What can, however cause that pain (depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own blood supply. That is a surgical emergency. ...Read more
Here are some...: Hi! Liza4, His provided info is not enough to draw conclusion - epididymitis-related hydrocele or torsion or. .., and such man should be timely evaluated so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. To sort the related things for these symptoms has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Epididymo-orchitis.: Infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis) can cause severe testicular pain. In younger men, this is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. In older men, it is often due to urinary tract pathogens such as e. Coli and proteus. If you have significant testicular pain, please get evaluated. A scrotal ultrasound can determine if scrotal pain is due to infection or torsion. ...Read more
Not normally.: Masturbation and puberty do not cause testicular pain unless there is another issue such as infection, dilated veins or sperm ducts, or decreased blood flow. See a local doctor or make a virtual consult with a healthtap doctor to evaluate your particular situation. An ultrasound may also be helpful to sort out the issue. ...Read more
No, but...: I assumed your inquiry is for your spouse or child. Thyroid problems would not induce testicular pain, which has been a relatively common symptom of males and is very timely important for the young in concern of testicular torsion. To handle any health-related concern properly, follow instructions described in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://sick-ask. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more
Epididymitis?: The main connection between STDs and testicular pain is epididymitis, testicular infection with gonorrhea or chlamydia. It's almost always only one testicle, with marked tenderness to touch and often obviously enlarted; and usually penile discharge. If both testicles and no swelling or discharge, it's more likely referred pain from the prostate area, usually not due to STD of any kind. See doctor. ...Read more
R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS: Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more
Get evaluated.: There are many causes of testicular pain and you should see a physician for a history, physical examination, and then possibly a scrotal ultrasound. The most worrisome is torsion, when the blood supply to the testicle is twisted closed. Infections can result in epididymitis or orchitis. Others causes are more benign, such as hydroceles & spermatoceles. A full workup will help determine the cause. ...Read more
My boyfriend is having left testicular pain it comes and gose what cause it and what can I do to help him when he is in pain?
Pain is bad: Pain is not normal. It means he needs to be examined and the cause of his pain diagnosed before a treatment can be offered. He needs to go to his doctor. ...Read more
Testicular pain, only thing ultrasound showed was varicoceoles, could this be the cause of the pain?
What causes serious testicular pain, with a lump on the bottom and a sac above them filled with fluid?
Not aware of this: Hemorroids may cause rectal bleeding or discomfort but shouldn't cause pain in the testicles (balls).Causes of testicular pain vary with age, symptoms, &physical exam, but may include referred pain from prostatitis, epididymitis, irritation of the spermatic cord from exercising without proper support. Seek attention emergently if a testicle is painful&swollen as this could be torsion. See ur doc for xm. ...Read more
Unknown.: Testicular pain is an uncommon side effect reported in patients taking finasteride. In phase 3 clinical trials, less than 1% had this side effect. The mechanism of this pain is unknown. Finasteride blocks the formation of dht, an active form of testosterone by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase type ii. Since the testicles are under hormonal control, the mechanism of pain may involve this pathway. ...Read more
I have mild testicular pain between buttocks and lower back. What can be the causes for these symptoms? And they just started happening
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
No, but...: Theoretically, it's unlikely to induce pain on the other side, but similar process for neuralgia possibly occurs on the opposite side of same level of spinal nerves. Yet, before concluding Dx, such pain should be evaluated so to deduce if the contralateral pain is new and unrelated. How to get things done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Testicular pain can be acute or chronic, and is perceived as pain emanating from the scrotum. Sudden, sharp pain is often referred to as an acute scrotum, and requires quick evaluation to rule out testicular torsion. Trauma and infections can present similarly. Chronic orchalgia is usually a dull ache, and is often difficult ...Read more
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