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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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What doctor treats swollen testicles?

What doctor treats swollen testicles?

See your PCP: There are too many causes and you don't provide enough information: Pain? Other swelling, e.g. legs? Fever? Shortness of breath? Other urinary symptoms like painful urination or penile discharge? How old are you? Best to see your primary care provider first; she can refer you to an appropriate specialist if necessary. Good luck! ...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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What causes swollen testicles?

What causes swollen testicles?

Unclear if...: To answer this Q correctly, more info is needed, such as detailed history of their specifics like onset, degree, duration, associated symptoms, prior care, etc., relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + properly done physical exam + testing like US, since may laypersons could not tell if being hydrocele or real swelling of testes. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...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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How do you treat swollen testicles with no pain?

How do you treat swollen testicles with no pain?

See below: If your testicles are not painful then there is probably fluid in the scrotal sac and not the testicles. You should get an examination and most likely get an ultrasound. You may have a hydrocele which is a fluid colection in the scrotum. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the size of swollen testicles?

What can I do to reduce the size of swollen testicles?

See a doctor: Find out why they're swollen. If you have an infection, it may need to be treated. ...Read more

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After lifting or a lot of walking I am getting swollen testicles 11 months after hernia surgery?

After  lifting  or  a lot of walking I am getting swollen testicles 11 months after hernia surgery?

Ger checked : You require an examination by your surgeon to ensure that your hernias have not returned.Recurrence rates are about 1-5% ...Read more

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I have a high fever, leg & back aches and swollen testicles. What are these symptoms of?

I have a high fever, leg & back aches and swollen testicles. What are these symptoms of?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Very painful swollen testicles...Blood in urine. And known to have a hydraseal..Is this a common symptom?

Very painful swollen testicles...Blood in urine. And known to have a hydraseal..Is this a common symptom?

See doctor: You are obviously asking for a loved one as you are female.Swollen very painful testicles and also bloody urine could be caused by several things. Whether common or not will not help.You need that person evaluated soon by a doctor to get proper treatment. ...Read more

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