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What can pain in spermatic cord mean?

What can pain in spermatic cord mean?

How do you know?: How do you know it is pain in your spermatic cord? See your primary care provider and they can help make a diagnosis and send you to a urologist if necessary. ...Read more

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How can the spermatic cord get twisted in the first place?

How can the spermatic cord get twisted in the first place?

Here are some ...: " spermatic cord" would refer to the site along inguinal region. If so, such testicular twist occurs on its way of natural descent due to lack of fixation so it's extravaginal and almost exclusively in antenatal / neonatal period with incomplete testicular descent. Clinically, we see testicular twisting more commonly in teenagers around their puberty/adolescence, around age 12-18, but maybe in any ...Read more

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How can I find if my spermatic cord is twisted? What are the symptoms?

How can I find if my spermatic cord is twisted? What are the symptoms?

See answer: Testicular torsion related to twisting of the spermatic cord is usually a very acute condition associated with fairly sudden onset of significant testicular pain and swelling often associated with abdominal discomfort, nausea, and affected testicle riding higher in scrotum. Most commonly occurs ages 12-16 and less likely as one ages. A doppler ultrasound is the imaging test of choice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the spermatic cord get twisted in the first place?

Can you tell me how the spermatic cord get twisted in the first place?

Here are some ...: " spermatic cord" would refer to the site along inguinal region. If so, such testicular twist occurs on its way of natural descent due to lack of fixation so it's extravaginal and almost exclusively in antenatal / neonatal period with incomplete testicular descent. Clinically, we see testicular twisting more commonly in teenagers around their puberty/adolescence, around age 12-18, but maybe in any ...Read more

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I have noticed thickening of my spermatic cord on left side for past 2-3 days with very mild pain on pressing. ?

I have noticed thickening of my spermatic cord on left side for past 2-3 days with very mild pain on pressing. ?

Get evaluated.: A common problem that can present as a change in character of the spermatic cord or a bulge in the groin is an inguinal hernia. This can sometimes be tender. Engorgement or enlargement of the veins, called a varicocele, can appear this way as well. And rarely, lipomas or tumor like masses can arise in the spermatic cord. A full workup with a good physical exam will help determine the cause. ...Read more

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How can one check if his spermatic cord is blocked? How can I check that some misdeeds are not done on me, like being sterilized with out my consent?

How can one check if his spermatic cord is blocked? How can I check that some misdeeds are not done on me, like being sterilized with out my consent?

?Odd question: Not sure what you mean. It would be common knowledge to a person who had a sterilization procedure performed on them. I see you had a hernia repair, ...If you are concerned you had a vasectomy at the same time, that would be highly unlikely without your knowledge or consent. ...Read more

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Funiculitis (inflammation of the spermatic cord), what is this?

Funiculitis (inflammation of the spermatic cord), what is this?

Here are some ...: Funiculitis is a technical term of medicine to denote any inflammatory change of any chordlike structures of the body like spermatic cord, umbilical cord, spinal cord, etc., which may be a imaging finding suggested on a CT scan, but it should be correlated with individual clinical pictures. ...Read more