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I have been experiencing some pain in my testicles, although it is slight, no swelling or other effects. I had been lifting weights. What could it be?

I have been experiencing some pain in my testicles, although it is slight, no swelling or other effects. I had been lifting weights. What could it be?

Strain...?: In your age most important is to recognize emergency as a" Testicular torsion" or " twist " of testicle - but it is accompanied by excruciating pain. Not just ache. Other conditions form exercise, lifting etc may occur as " groin strain" - in inguinal canal where sometimes hernia occurs may be muscle strain or hernia and may project as pain to testicle. Inflammation is other possibility. See MD ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Docs, what's a swelling on my left testicle indicate?

Docs, what's a swelling on my left testicle indicate?

Need to be examined: I don't know what you mean by "on my left testicle".If you are referring to any intrascrotal swelling it could mean hydrocele or spermatocele or epididymitis or testicular tumor and the list goes on. It would be best if a doctor examined you than for a doctor online to guess. Good luck. Please see a dovtor. ...Read more

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Besides testicle cancer what other reasons can there be for a enlargement and swelling of the testical?

Hydrocele v common: Most men think erroneously think scrotal enlargement is testicular enlargement. Hydrocele (fluid around testsis) is most common cause of enlargement. Varicoceles & spermatoceles (epididymal cysts) both also common. Testicular cancer feels like a hard lump actually in or on testicle. Testicular cancer can also induce a hydrocele, hence advice to get scrotal ultrasound to diagnose intra-scrotal mass ...Read more

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Today I've been having intermittent sharp discomfort in one of my testicles. There's no swelling. Any thoughts?

Today I've been having intermittent sharp discomfort in one of my testicles. There's no swelling. Any thoughts?

See answer: Periodic, self-limiting, mild pain in testicle (s) affects most men at some point in their life. If unassociated with any noticeable swelling or palpable lumps, likely of clinical significance and iikely to resolve within 1-3 days without treatment though an otc NSAID (e.g. Ibuprofen) may be helpful. Often related to mild inflammation or congestion. Persistent pain or swelling requires evaluation. ...Read more

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My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

Please see your: Doctor or go to the emergency room. You need to be examined to be properly diagnosed & rule out an emergent testicular problem. This may be something that can be observed over time, but without seeing you, is difficult to determine. ...Read more

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I can feel that there is a small swelling in one of my testicles. My age is 63 yrs, normal built, not diabetic. Help?

I can feel that there is a small swelling in one of my testicles. My age is 63 yrs, normal built, not diabetic. Help?

It may have: Been there all your life, but if you think you have discovered a new swelling in your testicle you need to be examined by your doctor soon. It's better to err on the side of safety. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my right testicle. There is a mass/swelling on the lower region. No other symptoms than pain. Feels solid.

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

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I was operated for hydrocele four years ago but there's still swelling in my same testicle post surgery. What could be done now?

I was operated for hydrocele four years ago but there's still swelling in my same testicle post surgery. What could be done now?

Repeat surgery: You could have a redo hydrocelectomy either by your original urologist or get second opinion from another urologist if hydrocele still bothers you. ...Read more

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Left testicle pain, for several days. No swelling/discoloration. Had this 5 months ago too (same, left side). What could cause this?

Left testicle pain, for several days. No swelling/discoloration. Had this 5 months ago too (same, left side). What could cause this?

Testicle pain: Please see your doctor. You MAY have an infection or something more serious. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My 3 year old baby his testicles swelling 3 days ago but he felt no pain, his activities still normal, but im so worry, please help me.

My 3 year old baby his testicles swelling 3 days ago but he felt no pain, his activities still normal, but im so worry, please help me.

Confusing question: I don't recall ever having a 3 yo with testicular swelling and if so would do an ultrasound and likely send him to a pediatric urologist. If you have notices the scrotal sac become fuller, that is much more common and could represent water or a hernia. Either way, a visit to the doc is reasonable. ...Read more

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When there is swelling on an ultrasound of a testicle after a mild blunt injury what do doctors typically do to treat this in this scenario?

When there is swelling on an ultrasound of a testicle after a mild blunt injury what do doctors typically do to treat this in this scenario?

Multiple therapies: Usually support and anti-inflammatory medication. If infection is present, use of oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a throb/aching in his right testicle, no swelling, no discoloration, no visual change. It comes and goes, lately more often than not?

My boyfriend has a throb/aching in his right testicle, no swelling, no discoloration, no visual change. It comes and goes, lately more often than not?

Testicular Pain: There are 6 common conditions that can cause throbbing testicular pain and penis pain.
Cellulitis,
herpes genitalis,
spermatocele,
varicocele,
venereal disease in males,

there are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause throbbing testicular pain and penis pain.
Hydrocele,
testicular contusion,
testicular injury. ...Read more

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I have a strike of pain in the back of my testicle when I suddenly move stand or run and it suddenly happens then stops there is no swelling that I c?

I have a strike of pain in the back of my testicle when I suddenly move stand or run and it suddenly happens then stops there is no swelling that I c?

Testicular pain: If pain is sudden and then disappears I would think mild strain in that area however the only way to really diagnosis is to see you and examine you ...Read more

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Hi, I have been experiencing an intermittent dull pain in my left testicle on and off over the last few days. I'm 32 and there is no swelling or lumps?

Here are some. ..: Please start recoding the onset, degree, duration, interval, and possible related pain/ache such as lower backache, groin pain, etc. With their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests so to deduce possible diagnosis for proposing possible treatment. Clinically, epididymitis, torsion, neuralgia, etc. Have to be considered. Best.. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in right testicle?

See a doctor: Swelling and pain in the testicle can be an infection needing antibiotics, a condition that requires immediate surgery, or a minor problem that needs no treatment at all. It is sometimes very difficult to tell the difference. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can lifting weights cause testicle pain?

Can lifting weights cause testicle pain?

Yes: Intraabdominal pressure increases during lifiting. The pressure may be transmitted along the spermatic cord to the testicle. Be sure there is no hernia, infection, or tumor. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I am 66, and my testicles are swelling bigger, what could it be?

I am 66, and my testicles are swelling bigger, what could it be?

Hydroceles: Most common cause is fluid buildup around testicles. Get checked out. ...Read more

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What might have caused the pain and swelling I had in my testicles?

See doctor: You may have epididymitis or some other inflammatory condition of your sperm-producing system. This might be sexually transmitted disease, or possibly just an obstructive disorder. In either event, seeing a good urologist (and most are excellent) would be beneficial. ...Read more

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Hi I have stoney hard swelling in my right testicle is it cancer...?

Hi I have stoney hard swelling in my right testicle is it cancer...?

Possibly: There are other causes, but "stoney hard" is very worrisome. You need to have an ultrasound exam done. Testicular cancer is not impossible so get it done right away as it is a very treatable and often curable form of cancer. ...Read more

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I have small lump un my right upper side testicle and no pain but little swelling is it something wrong?

I have small lump un my right upper side testicle and no pain but little swelling is it something wrong?

Testicle lump: M unknown age:" I have soft testicle lump in right upper side no pain is it serious problem? " ANS: Yes it may be. If is is different than the other side check it out by having a Dr. See you. Best to get testicular cancers early as today they are very curable. Do is now. ...Read more

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I have swelling on left testicle I have had a scan is not cancerous but I have 5 cists is there any easy way to make it better?

I have swelling on left testicle I have had a scan is not cancerous but I have 5 cists is there any easy way to make it better?

Need diagnosis first: Who ordered the scan? Did you discuss the results with your doctor? Cysts may be in the epididymus rather than the testis, or you may have varicocele that may look like cysts. It would appear that you need to consult a surgeon. ...Read more

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My left testicle started to hurt after ejaculation and it has been lingering for a day. There are no swelling or visible injuries. What can I do?

Relax: Ejaculation causes the epididymis (a comma -shaped organ) hugging the testis to contract. If you have some infection, exertion this organ can cause pain.
Try elevating scrotum by wearing a jockey shorts. Take a tablet of Ibuprofen (600mg twice a day) If possible avoid standing long periods
This should subside. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disk cause swelling testicles?

Can a herniated disk cause swelling testicles?

Not directly: Go see your primary care doctor for appropriate work-up and examination. It can cause some sensation changes or pain in that area, but not swelling. ...Read more

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Sore testicle in 12 year old no discoloration but slight swelling?

Sore testicle in 12 year old no discoloration but slight swelling?

? Intermittent: Testis torsion, or torsion of a testicular appendage. Would have had an episode of severe testicular pain which improved as testis untwisted. Torsion of appendage can be seen with a "blue dot" early & a tender pea-size swelling later. Could also be epididymitis, pain diminishes if scrotum is elevated. To be safe, would be best to consult with a urologist, sooner ratrher than later. ...Read more

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Are the testicles and penis susposed to swell and if so how long until the swelling goes down?

Are the testicles and penis susposed to swell and if so how long until the swelling goes down?

What did you do?: The penis of course swells. It was designed this way. The testicles are not intended to swell, but if you hit them hard enough they will. Testicular swelling needs to be investigated by your doc. ...Read more

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Doc, after 1 year of hydrocele surgery of my right testicle I see swelling agian and a little bit pain. Should I be concerned?

Doc, after 1 year of hydrocele surgery of my right testicle I see swelling agian and a little bit pain. Should I be concerned?

Hydrocele repair: Pain near or in the testicles is always concerning. Please be sure to have your urologist examine you and be sure, it is scar tissue and not some other problem. :) ...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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Weight Training (Definition)

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