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I had a sharp pain in right testicle 5 weeks ago while sleeping. It stopped as soon as it hit. Haven't had another til yesterday morning. Worried.?

I had a sharp pain in right testicle 5 weeks ago while sleeping. It stopped as soon as it hit. Haven't had another til yesterday morning. Worried.?

Here are some...: Various disorders including testicular torsion, inflammation or infection of epididymidis, or local irritation to regional joints, muscles, or nerves, even stone passage. To sort out which is which can be accomplished by following instruction in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counsel ...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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After intercouse my husband has a sharp pain in his right testicle, what could this be?

After intercouse my husband has a sharp pain in his right testicle, what could this be?

Several things: It could be epididymis is (infection or inflammation of the epididymis), it could be torsion of the testicle (twisting on the vascular cord) which is an emergency to untwist, kidney stones can cause testicular pain. If the pain is severe, he probably should be seen. ...Read more

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I'm getting a sharp pain on my right testicle what could it be and how can I treat it? It came out of no where while I was driving

I'm getting a sharp pain on my right testicle what could it be and how can I treat it? It came out of no where while I was driving

Here are some...: I hope you have been checked already to assure no testicular torsion. What you described should be construed to suspect testicular torsion, which is an emergency. To handle all related things correctly, follow instructions in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Best to health and safety, ...Read more

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Quick sharp pain right testicle - last 5 seconds, makes me jump - happens once or twice every 1 to 3 days, no other symptoms - I do sit alot, gym too?

Quick sharp pain right testicle - last 5 seconds, makes me jump - happens once or twice every 1 to 3 days, no other symptoms - I do sit alot, gym too?

Intermittent torsion: Is a possible explanation, could be confirmed if you twist testicle counterclockwise till painful. Probably intermittent torsion if twisting exactly reproduces pain. Small epididymal cyst might also cause this symptom. Might also be vascular congestion in spermatic vein or varicocele. Suggest you consult urologist &? Get scrotal us. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my right testicle/groin. What could it be?

I have a sharp pain in my right testicle/groin. What could it be?

Orchalgia: The potential causes of orchalgia (testicular pain) are numerous and can be either direct, such as torsion, infection, tumor or trauma; or indirect such as a ureteral stone, lower spine disorder or indirect inguinal hernia. Post-vasectomy orchalgia may be due to sperm granuloma, congestive epididymitis or nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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I get sudden sharp pain in my right testicle it goes away then comes back. Is it testicle torsion?

Highly possible...: If the features of onset, degree, duration, interval of testicular pain is highly variable with associated nausea and inguinal/lower abdominal pain, intermittent testicular torsion is highly possible. Because of such elusive features, many torsions have been mismanaged with repeated us and mistreated with antibiotics for yrs ; yrs before someone carries out professional keenness to figure it out. ...Read more

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Why I get a sharp pain in my right testicle and also sharp pain on my right leg, it's a sharp pain that comes and goes together?

Why I get a sharp pain in my right testicle and also sharp pain on my right leg, it's a sharp pain that comes and goes together?

This could be from: Any of a number of things including local testicular issues as well as spinal stenosis or spinal nerve compression from arthritis in your back. This won't be fully diagnosable over the internet. Ask your health care provider to run some tests (MRI) and see what turns up. ...Read more

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After playing racquetball, I get a sharp pain in my right testicle. I'm 68 yrs old and relatively good shape. Possible causes for this?

After playing racquetball, I get a sharp pain in my right testicle. I'm 68 yrs old and relatively good shape. Possible causes for this?

Potentially there: Are a number of causes. Most concerning would be torsion. Potentially you could have an inguinal hernia that is sliding down while exercising. You might be causing trauma to the testicle from banging against your thigh during play. Ultimately it will be impossible to diagnose you over the internet. Make an appointment for an examination by a health care professional. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my right testicle and it has got swollen. I'm fairly sure the tube leading to it is not twisted what should I do?

I have a sharp pain in my right testicle and it has got swollen. I'm fairly sure the tube leading to it is not twisted what should I do?

This needs eval: There is really no way you can figure out what this is without an examination. It could be painful and swollen due to trauma, fluid build up (hydrocele), inflammation (orchitis), or many other causes. If the pain was only mild, you could take an OTC pain reliever and wear an athletic supporter for 2-3 days, but if pain is sudden/severe you need evaluation now. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left testicle, intermittent sharpness?

Sharp pain in left testicle, intermittent sharpness?

See remark: How long has this been?, did it happen suddenly?, did it follow any activity? Is there any swelling? I find it hard to diagnose with very little information. Take a warm bath, and simple pain pill. If symptoms persist seek medical help, preferably see a urologist ...Read more

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Sometimes but rarely my left testicle which is larger than right one has a sharp pain it. What is wrong?

Testicular pain: A painful testicle can be a symptom of swollen veins inside the scrotum (varicocele). This can result in one testicle being larger than the next and painful. A tumor is also possible as is epididymitis. You should see a urologist and have an examination and possibly an ultrasound of your testicles. ...Read more

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What cause sharp pain in the testicles?

Many causes.: If there is swelling it could be a torsion or infections. Depending on your age if the pain is new and severe you need to be seen right away. If it has been intermittent muscle strain is a possibility. ...Read more

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Been having sharp pain in lower testicle. What should I do?

See Dr. ASAP: Acute pain in testicle needs to be seen asap because of risk iof testis torson, less common in adults than in kids but certainly opccurs. There is only a 4 -6 hour window between onset of pain from testicular torsion and onset of necrosis (tissue death) form lack of blood flow. ...Read more

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I was masturbating and my testicle went up upward and I felt a sharp pain in my testicle, Is this something I need to worry about?

I was masturbating and my testicle went up upward and I felt a sharp pain in my testicle, Is this something I need to worry about?

Transient Torsion: It sounds like the mechanical stress on your scrotum may have caused what is known as torsion, which has to do with twisting of the cord-like bundle of structures that attach to the testicle. This can cause extreme pain, and if it does not quickly resolve, is a surgical emergency. If the pain resolved momentarily, it may have been transient. Be careful with your body and get help if it gets worse! ...Read more

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I have had a sharp pain in my I think left testicle after sex but it always went away quick now I get it and it last a lot longer what should I do?

Urologist: Have a urologist perform a thorough testicular examination. Your symptom may simply be a strain type discomfort after sexual intercourse but low grade epididymitis or testicular pathology must be checked for. ...Read more

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I've pain when I touch the left testicle. This sends sharp pain to left side of my torso. I've checked myself and can't identify anything untoward?

See below: The etiology of testicular pain (aka orchalgia or chronic scrotal content pain) is varied and is frequently idiopathic. Easily recognized and reversible causes include spermatocele, tumor, varicocele, infection, hernia, and lower back problems. Chronic orchialgia is not an uncommon problem and yet it remains a treatment dilemma due to its frequent idiopathic etiology. Recommend you see a urologist ...Read more

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I have intermittent sharp pain that sometimes hurts one or both of my testicles.

? Intermittent torsio: Intermittent torsion (it) should be ruled out. This where the testicle twists on the spermatic cord and first cuts off the venous return. It is not very common, but, you can check yourself by slowly twisting the testis in wards (like closing a book) and keep on twisting until it is painful. Pain should be identical to your complaint if it otherwise pain could be vascular congestion which is benign. ...Read more

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Hey DOC, I've been havin this sharp pain in my left testicle to my left side for a few years now.

Hey DOC, I've been havin this sharp pain in my left testicle to my left side for a few years now.

Testicle pain: Please see your doctor now. You may have a pudendal nerve issue (the nerves that are between the legs). Your doc can treat you if that is what it is or a physical therapist may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My girlfriend accidentally pulled one of my testicles down and there was a sharp pain which lasted one second. Is this dangerous? Thank you.

The quick answer is: When and for how long did it hurt you can have a torsion of a testicle and should follow up with an internist or in the er if it continues to hurt ...Read more

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Rare but sometimes when I examine my testicles I think I press on something that causes a mild short lasting (about a second) but sharp pain. Serious?

Probably okay. ..: What you described is probably not clinically significant and there is no need to worry about it. But, if in doubt, the condition can be verified with a urologist with you for sure. ...Read more

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Hey DOC, I've been havin this sharp pain in my left testicle to my left side for a few years now. I've been to doc number of times, and they've done C?

Hey DOC, I've been havin this sharp pain in my left testicle to my left side for a few years now. I've been to doc number of times, and they've done C?

See below: Chronic testicular pain, aka chronic orchalgia, is a vexing problem for both patient and urologist alike. For a good summary of this condition, I recommend the following link:

https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3126083/.

Hope this helps. ...Read more

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He has this sharp pain in his testicles sometimes it feels like it shifts up to his stomach?

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He has this sharp pain in his testicles sometimes it feels like it shifts up to his stomach?

Here are some. ..: Regardless of possible Dx, any man with the characters of testicular pain and its related symptoms as described should alert a professional mind to worry about developing testicular torsion. To clear such concern, I advised him to bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of all Sx and their potentially related discomforts to urologist for analysis. ...Read more

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I have mild pain in my left testicle, it is a sharp pain if I touch or try to examine it. Treatments?

? appendix testis: If pain is confined to tiny tender swelling on upper end of scrotum. Epididymitis or epididymal cyst could all produce theses symptoms. Suggest you see a urologist, who may well advise an ultrasound exam. Epididymitis means antibiotics & rest, epidymal cyst -> observation or excision depending upon severity of symptoms, similar for rorsion of appendix testis. ...Read more

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I have pain when I touch the right testicle. When I touch the tube at the top/back it feels swollen & sends sharp pain to right side near the middle?

I have pain when I touch the right testicle. When I touch the tube at the top/back it feels swollen & sends sharp pain to right side near the middle?

Infection: You could have an infection of the testicle and the vas deferns Epididymitis can occur causing the "tube" to be inflamed or infected If increased pain then see provider If stable then scrotal support and warm soaks and NSAID can help ...Read more

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Occasionally when I urinate I get a sharp pain in my left testicle. It lasts for a few seconds but it is very painful. What could it be? Help please

Testis pain: Most cases of pain in the testicle will resolve on their own. I would see your primary care doctor to make sure you don't have an infection first. If your symptoms persist longer than three months, you should probably see an urologist. ...Read more

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When I self-exam my testicles, I feel a slight, sharp pain. This has been going on for a few weeks. It wasn't before. Could this be a serious problem?

When I self-exam my testicles, I feel a slight, sharp pain. This has been going on for a few weeks. It wasn't before. Could this be a serious problem?

I'd get checked.: If you are experiencing new pain or tenderness in the testicle, it is worth getting a physician to evaluate it. What you describe is not typical of the most worrisome testicular problems (testicular torsion or cancer), but a history and physical exam by a doctor can help determine if you need further testing with a scrotal ultrasound. Self exams can cause some discomfort. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a sharp pain which would happen two, three times of the year only between the area of testicles & anus, few inches inside?

What could be the cause of a sharp pain which would happen two, three times of the year only between the area of testicles & anus, few inches inside?

See remark: The prostate is in perineum, area between scrotum and
anus...You could have prostate irritation. You could have hard stools and sometimes may irritate that area.
If this is annoying, see a urologist ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain in my testicles, sharp pain here and there but constant dull pain?

Sharp throbbing pain in my testicles, sharp pain here and there but constant dull pain?

Doctor to evaluate: Pain, tenderness, or soreness in a testicle should always be examined by a doctor. The reason is that a guy's testicle can die if the testicle twists, thus twisting off the blood supply (called torsion). Other causes of testicle pain include doing sports without a jock strap, getting kicked in the groin, having a testicle infection, etc... Sometimes, an ultrasound scan is done to look for torsion. ...Read more

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Excruciating sharp pain on the tip of my penis for about 2 hours. Comes and goes and sometimes travels to my testicles. Please help. Never had before.

Excruciating sharp pain on the tip of my penis for about 2 hours. Comes and goes and sometimes travels to my testicles. Please help. Never had before.

See Doc now...: Now is the best timing to see doc for easier diagnosis-making while the clinical picture is new and fresh. So, go to see doc now. At urgent care, doc will at least get a more detailed hx to review the degree, duration, interval, and progress of the symptoms with their sequence if events, palpation on scrotum and its contents as well as the prostate, urinalysis with or without urine culture. ...Read more

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Feels like I'm feeling discomfort on my testicaler area; feels like after being hit on the testicles, often sharp pain in penis and around groin area?

Testicular pain: Testicular and groin pain can be a manifestation of epididymitis, torsion or twisting of the vascular supply to the testis, tumor, inguinal hernia, or severe infection of the tissues and lining of the scrotum and penis called the fascia. This can be a medical emergency and if left untreated result in sterility. You should see a urologist immediately ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my testicles from past 10 months. I went to doctor once but he touched it and told not to worry. But still it pains what to do?

When to go back...: Physician's are trained to treat common problems first. If the treatment plan or assumptions made during the visit do not pan out then that is when one goes back to the doctor and less common problems are then considered. Ten months seems like a very long time to live with this symptom without getting help. ...Read more

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At the gym today I jumped and grabbed basketball rim when I landed I felt sharp pain between testicles and anus is my prostate swollen?

At the gym today I jumped and grabbed basketball rim when I landed I felt sharp pain between testicles and anus is my prostate swollen?

Here are some: What you felt at the perineum upon that landing is probably irrelevant to the size of prostate. From now on, if you will have felt comfortable without other symptoms, you would be probably okay. If still in doubt or recurring, see and ask Doc timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I'm 22.I had orchidopexy for right testicle to prevent torsion a year ago. Now when I mastrubate having sharp pain for testicle to abdomen. Pls help?

Here are some. ..: Start recording the onset, degree, duration, frequency, interval, and progress of such pain with clear sequence of events, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, etc. So to decide what may cause the pain in relation to the timing of ejaculation for proposing possible Rx. So doing may help decide if taking alpha-blocker be helpful, needing nerve block for Dx/Rx or exploration... ...Read more

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Pain in right lower abdomen, not sharp pain, but it is paining whole day, pain increases while walking or while touching right Testicle.?

Urologist or surgeon: Pain in the lower abdomen, which increases on activity or touching the testicle, could be due to an inflammation of the sperm ducts (epididymitis) or an inguinal (groin) hernia, among other things. They should be treated. Start by consulting a urologist or general surgeon.
Consult me on Health Tap if you would like to discuss this more.
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