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Why would a man have swollen testicles?

Why would a man have swollen testicles?

It is rare...: To have two swollen testicles, which can be caused by infection of both testes or the appearance of cancer in both of them. It is much more common to have fluid build up around the testicle, swelling up the scrotum on one or both sides and making the actual testicles difficult to feel. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination. ...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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Is it possible to get swollen testicles from sleeping wrong?

Is it possible to get swollen testicles from sleeping wrong?

Testes: The testes are very mobile within the scrotum. It is unlikely that any sleeping position is responsible for the swelling. Get examined by a urologist. ...Read more

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After hernia laproscopy opetation I have sever pain and swollen testicles. What should I do?

After hernia laproscopy opetation I have sever pain and swollen testicles. What should I do?

Hernia: You should contact the surgeon who did the surgery to re-examine you and suggest what to do next. If the surgeon is unavailable, go to the nearest er. ...Read more

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Swollen testicles in men mean what?

Swollen testicles in men mean what?

Several causes.: Swelling of the testicles 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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I had swollen testicles yesterday and they had a dull pain and now that seems to have gone, away, now the pain has moved upwards into my upper groin?

I had swollen testicles yesterday and they had a dull pain and now that seems to have gone, away, now the pain has moved upwards into my upper groin?

Testicular Troubles: Transient testicular swelling may be due to an infection, viral or bacterial. Many times there is no urethral component (i.e. Discharge). Fever may or may not be present. One sided swelling is typically seen in trauma, torsion (sudden twisting of the testicle on its cord), or vascular injury. The epididymis is also a possible culprit. The ache may indicate a progressive problem; get examined. ...Read more

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Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Hydrocele or hernia: Swollen testicles in an infant is most likely from one of two conditions. Most common reason is hydrocele--fluid around the testicles. It could also be from a inguinal hernia. The infant should be seen by a pediatrican to confrim the diagnosis. Also important to make sure it is not painful and no discoloration of skin over it. ...Read more

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I have hard slightly swollen testicles both roughly the same size and firmness I have recently been treated for epididymo-orchitis is this different ?

I have hard slightly swollen testicles both roughly the same size and firmness I have recently been treated for epididymo-orchitis is this different ?

Question unclear: Following epididymo-orchitis you may have residual post-inflammatory changes. Whether this is unusual in you would have to be determined by the urologist that treated you. Go back and have them examine you. ...Read more

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Hard, slightly swollen testicles a week after finishing treatment for epididymo-orchitis. Ultrasound tomorrow, what could this be ?

Hard, slightly swollen testicles a week after finishing treatment for epididymo-orchitis. Ultrasound tomorrow, what could this be ?

could be improving: This disease gets better slowly. They want to rescan to make sure it does not look worse. If you pain is getting better... Then hopefully they will see reduction in swelling and other findings. If not they will change treatment. ...Read more

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My dad just had inguenial bilateral hernia repair three days ago. He is complaining with swollen testicles. Is this normal? Icing it best we can.Help!

My dad just had inguenial bilateral hernia repair three days ago. He is complaining with swollen testicles. Is this normal? Icing it best we can.Help!

Very normal: It is very normal. He needs to use a ice pack on his testicles and use a athletic support to keep it up. You can always check with his surgeon. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

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Orchitis (Definition)

Orchitis is a condition in which one or both testicles are swollen. It can be caused by ...Read more