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Swollen testicle with pain.?

Swollen testicle with pain.?

Swollen testicle: A swollen testicle with pain is an emergency situation. Go to the ER ASAP ...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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Swollen left testicle with pain?

Swollen left testicle with pain?

Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because a testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting of an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc. Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by a clinic or ER doctor is needed. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele (fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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What should I do for a swollen testicle?

What should I do for a swollen testicle?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of swelling in the scrotum, such as infections of the testicle or epididymis (orchitis) or accumulations of fluid (hydrocele, spermatocele). Many are benign, but infections & tumors should be evaluated & cannot be missed. See you primary care physician or a urologist. A detailed history and physical exam can determine if a scrotal ultrasound is necessary for further workup. ...Read more

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Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Why is my husbands left testicle swollen and soar?

Many causes.: Swelling of the testicle itself 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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My testicle is swollen (painless). Should I be, worried?

My testicle is swollen (painless). Should I be, worried?

Here are some...: Many laypersons refer hydrocele (fluid-filled sac) as painless testicle, but occasionally, few men may self palpate hard nodular testicle inside the sac, which indeed is testicular tumor. Fortunately, ultrasound exam of the sac will differentiate both and clear confusion. How to get these done right? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What to do if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

Probable hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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My left testicle is swollen and hurts what does that mean?

My left testicle is swollen and hurts what does that mean?

Needs 2B checked: Could be torsion of testis, which is an emergency or epididymitis. Warrants urologist or er visit now. ...Read more

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My testicle was swollen and disappeared. What could this be?

Torsion: If you had a painful swollen testicle and didn't seek medical attention and now you're left with a squishy nubbin, you likely had torsion. Nothing you can do about it now. ...Read more

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My baby seems to have one swollen testicle. What should I do?

See ur dr: This should always be checked out especially if it red and seems to hurt immediately. How ever the most like ly cause if it is not hurting or red is a hydrocele. It is seen quite frequently a collection of fluid around testicle it is benign might grow a little before it goes away usually gone by 1 yo or sooner. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

What do you suggest if I have a right swollen testicle, no pain?

See your doctor: Testicular lumps (or swelling) can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck! ...Read more

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Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Is, it normal that my testicle got bigger and swollen all of a sudden?

Get a testicular us: Depending on r age especially if under 40 years old need to get a testicular ultrasound to rule out a testicular tumor. ...Read more

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Testicle was swollen when woke up it is its normal size now it was firm

This: This is likely a hydrocele, which is a sac of fluid around the testicle that may communicate with the abdominal cavity and fill up with fluid from the abdominal cavity from time to time. However, it is more common for these to enlarge over the course of the day while you are up and about, and then get smaller as you lie recumbent overnight, than the situation you are describing. You should go to your doctor or make an appointment with an urologist to be evalauated. ...Read more

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My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

My testicle cords seem as if they are swollen. What would you recommend?

See your doctor: See a doctor right away. You may have inflammation or infection of the epididymis or spermatic cords. Common causes are recent overuse and stds, the latter of which can cause possibly sterility. ...Read more

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I.got hit in. Testicle and now. Its swollen but no pain. This was few days ago?

I.got hit in. Testicle and now. Its swollen but no pain. This was few days ago?

Testicle trauma: You likely had some trauma resulting in the accumulation of fluid or blood (a hematoma). You can apply cool compresses or ice (in a cloth or bag, not directly on the skin) for 15 minute intervals. Avoid aspirin. If no better in a few days or if you develop pain, get an evaluation. ...Read more

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My right testicle is swollen, it is very painful, I need answers on what to do?

Urologist: Please see a urologist or at least a primary care physician promptly. ...Read more

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I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

I have one testicle swollen about twice the size as the other what should I do?

Orchitis: See a physician for exam and treatment. There are several possibilities. Orchitis would require antibiotic rx. You may need an ultrasound to exclude more serious causes. ...Read more

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My right testicle is swollen the pain has stop but its really big what's the problem?

See your Dr: You need to have an exam. Nothing else will do. It's worth the time and cost but you can probably find a free or sliding scale clinic if you need to. Anyone who would DX this without an exam is likely to be wrong but even more, nothing would be different even if they are right. Don't wait - go! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Husband's left testicle is swollen with no pain. Has been like that for over a week.

Husband's left testicle is swollen with no pain. Has been like that for over a week.

Likely a hydrocele: Hydrocele is a collection of fluid around testicle often thought 2B enlargement of testicle itself. Almost always benign, however is sometimes associated with testis tumor. Thus consultation with urologist + scrotal ultrasound is advised ...Read more

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Why is my right testicle swollen and why is it higher than the other? With a little pain

Testicles & Scrotum: If the testicle is swollen there is either an infection or there has been trauma to the scrotum. The heat of the body and the heat of the testicles are well regulated and the are brought closer or pushed farther away from the body based on keeping the testicles stable.

If you have pain and if the area is warm to touch you need to be seen by a professional. ...Read more

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'i have swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do? '

'i have swollen right testicle but there is no pain. Not sure what''s wrong but what should I do? '

Posible hydrocele: This is a fluid sac around testicle. However painless testicular swelling or lump must be considered possible cancer until proven otherwise. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Your local urologist can advise, diagnose and treat any testicular swelling. ...Read more

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I sit on my testicle while I was working out, now it's swollen, hard and very painful, what is it?

Painfull testicle: Sounds like traumatic irritation to the testicle. Try fluids, NSAID, elevating (tight underwear or supporter), also use cool compress. If problem persists, see a urologist or your physician. ...Read more

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I had variacocelectomy after 3 month in my left testicle but I still have swollen I testicle, is it normal?

Varicocele: This is probably not normal. Some people after surgery might have a little bit of fluid collection inside the testicular coverings. Follow up with your surgeon and maybe he will order an ultrasound to look for the cause of this. ...Read more

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My left testicle was swollen 10 years ago. Now, its size increasing. But, no pain. Would like to have a medicine.

Well...: You should contact your primary Dr. Before asking for a prescription. The cause of what you have must be determined first ...Read more

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What would cause slight pain in my left testicle? It is more noticeable when sitting. It doesn't seem to be swollen.

What would cause slight pain in my left testicle? It is more noticeable when sitting. It doesn't seem to be swollen.

Possibilities..: If the pain is very mild it could the start of an infection, fluid accumulation, possible unnoticed trauma. However if the pain is significant and starts getting worse during the next minutes to hours you need immediate evaluation to make sure you don't have a testicular torsion. ...Read more

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My son has a swollen, left testicle. There is no pain, he says it does not hurt. What could have caused this and what should I do?

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very good for you to have noticed. This needs to be evaluated. Most common I believe would be a scrotal hernia, with varicocele maybe next. Testicular tumor would be very rare at this age. Your pediatrician will probably be able to diagnose with physical exam. In any case get this looked at in the next day or two to limit possible damage to the testicle. ...Read more

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Hello! I woke up yesterday with swollen testicle (only 1) today it doesn't hurt like yesterday but its still swollen. What I need to do?

Hello! I woke up yesterday with swollen testicle (only 1) today it doesn't hurt like yesterday but its still swollen. What I need to do?

Get it checked: Not sure of your age... how old are you?
Swelling might be caused by collection of fluid (if it is that fast), and this needs to be checked out to find out the cause of collection if any. ...Read more

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I got swollen on left testicle about 3 months but it seems reduce a little bit and it keep constant until now. Now it is 16.7 cm. Asap. Tq?

Mass: That could be anything from a fluid accumulation (hydrocele) to tesiticular cancer. You should be seen by a healthcare professional immediately. ...Read more

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I had a swollen testicle years back I got treated but since that I have never seen it again, what could be the problem or did lose my testicle?

Testis atrophy: You likely had testis torsion which was mistaken for epididymitis. Probably had sudden onset of pain which remained swollen ; painful for a few days. Twisted spermatic blood vessels cut off testicular blood supply ; thus could not survive. Body gradually absorbed testicular tissue. Untreated testis torsion unfortunately leads to testicular atrophy. My sympathies. ...Read more