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Swelling Legs For Testical Mass
Hey im 22 and my left testicle is hurting and when I touch it it's tender but there's no swelling and it hurts when it bangs on my leg?
Please see a doctor.: There are several possible causes for this and you need to be seen to be properly diagnosed. If you injured it, it may just be a bruise, but if not, it could be a twisted testicle, which is an emergent issue. So, don't delay; please call your doctor for an appointment or go to the emergency room to be checked. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I'm having pain in my right testicle. There is a mass/swelling on the lower region. No other symptoms than pain. Feels solid.
How long?: If you just started having testicular pain with a mass/swelling you need to go to the ER now to make sure you don't have testicular torsion which is serious. If you have had the pain for weeks and it is no worse get seen by family doc this week. It could be an infection or something else. If you have fever or abdominal pain and vomiting and the pain worsens, go to the ER then, too. ...Read more
Swelling in my left testicle and a soft mass behind it next to the epididymis. I can also feel tiny Bb knot almost in Epididymitis that comes And goes?
Needs an IN PERSON EXAM for the answer...your age is not included but ANY mass in the scrotum needs serious attention
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
I've found three small knots on my right thigh. One on the back of my thigh, one near the groin, and one near the knee. Along with mass/swelling. Help?
Need to r/o infectio: You need to be certain these are not infected lesions. You need to discuss with your physician consider to biopsy and culture these to help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more
My thigh got swollen and iit's paining the swelling is below the pelvis and by the side of testicle I am getting pain when I am sitting please help me?
See orthopedics: Because of your past history of giant cell tumor it is important to find out why the knee is swollen. It is normal for muscles around a joint to become weak and lose mass if the joint is painful or has loss of function. You should see an orthopedics surgeon soon. ...Read more
Phlebitis & others: Pain and inflammation of the leg veins is called phlebitis. When this occurs it can be painful to the touch. The worrisome condition for which you need to get checked is a blood clot (deep venous thrombosis, dvt). This can be checked with a duplex ultrasound of your leg veins to make sure there is flow that is not blocked by a clot in your vein. There are many reasons for swelling so get checked! ...Read more
Many things: Varicose veins with chronic venous insufficiency, superficial thrombophlebitis, deep venous thrombosis, lymphedema, knee, hip, and/or ankle arthritis that prevents normal ambulation, obesity, prolonged standing, liver or kidney trouble, hypothyroidism, abnormal protein levels, all kinds of heart conditions that cause heart failure, the list is long and this doesn't cover everything by any means. ...Read more
Many causes and RX.: Leg swelling is a common complaint with many causes including problems with the heart, lungs or kidneys, as well as medications, lymphedema, dvt, cellulitis, venous insufficiency and a host of other issues. There is also a difference in cause if the swelling is one side or bilateral. There are many treatments for swelling but the first step is to identify the cause. See a vein specialist or md. ...Read more
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more
Obesity/leg swelling: Ironically, the larger one is the less water weight and more body fat they have. When the body's water mass falls to about 42% or lower, we see leg swelling as seen in many bariartic practicies with obese patient. Ddrink more water; get your water and fat mass checked. Water pills usually make this worse. The other mechanisms of less exercise and decreased venous flow can contribute as well. ...Read more
Leg cut: If there is a leg laceration with heat and swelling, there may be an infection. Wash it with soap and water, cover it with a sterile bandage with an antiseptic and go to your physician ASAP. ...Read more
Depends: Many types of doctors treat leg pain. Many causes are musculoskeletal making an orthopod a good choice, but many are also commonly diagnosed and well treated by your family physician. Start with one of those and if it something more serious like a vascular or dermatologic issue, they can refer you in the right direction. ...Read more
Swelling: First, you have to determine the cause of the swelling. Then you can create a treatment plan. See you family doc or vascular doc for assistance ...Read more
Cardiologist: The lower leg is considered the 2nd heart of the body due to the valves in the blood vessels. Without proper blood flow pain can result in the leg and feet. Go to your cardiologist doctor and have them check you lower leg blood flow and valves. ...Read more
Many possibilities: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Many causes: You may have lymphedema where there is blockage of the lymphatic flow back to your heart. Some people with thyroid, heart and some adrenal gland problems can get this. It may be infectious as well. You may also have a more serious problem if it just started like a deep vein clot which can go to your lungs so very important to see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Diagnosis would include achilles tendonopathy, post tibial tendonopathy, post tibial neuritis, clot in leg
Without examine you the first concern would be a clot in the leg particularly if here is swelling or pain in the calf region. If pain is not there I would not worry as much for a clot and then can move on with he eat of the differential... ...Read more
Skin nerve irri: You may have irritation of one of the superficial nerves that innervate your skin. The most common one is on the anterolateral thigh call (meralgia parestetica). ...Read more
The force of gravity vs. Small fasciculations of muscle or, better yet, contractions of tissue or muscle. The integrity of the tissue composing the valves will dictate the functionality of the venous system.
With the denigration of tissue that time affords us all, we would allow for more rapid and profound swelling as gravity maintains a relatively constant tug. ...Read more
6-12 month: And some longer it depend on the clot, were and how treated. ...Read more
More information: More information is needed in your history. Please call healthtap virtual consults for further assistance ...Read more
DVT/leg swelling: The swelling in the leg following DVT is due to the clot blocking or impeding the return of venous blood leading to swelling. Leg swelling will not cause DVT or cause the clot to detach. If you have had a DVT there is a risk that swelling could be permanent. You should wear support hose, elevate your legs when possible, keep physically fit, keep the weight down and stay mobile. ...Read more