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Swollen Testicle Infection
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
My right testicle is swollen double in size solid hard tender to the touch ER told me its not infection but they don't know what it is please help?
See a urologist: Please do not leave the ER before you have been checked by a urologist. A swollen, hard, tender testicle is suggestive of torsion, which needs emergent management. ...Read more
Partner has bacterial infection after anal sex , swollen testicles , difficulty urinating all over joint pain weight loss tiredness could I have it to?
Inflamed epididymis and swollen testicals but no infection, subsides when lying down and worse when active, what could this be?
Scrotal swelling: Scrotal swelling may be associated with fullness of the contents including testicles, veins, or fluid retention. If it is not painful, this is generally a good sign. Causes may include hydrocele (fluid collection) or varicocele (vein engorgement). These are both relatively benign and should not cause concern. ...Read more
Possibly: It could be. He should see his doctor. ...Read more
In MOST cases in the average person, does mild trauma to the testicle usually cause an infection???
Dr klauber, last follow up question. Right testicle is and has been 4cm. Left atrophied(infection) to about 2.3cm.Should leydig be 100%ok in that one?
Not sure: You need to go see a urologist to get things checked out. ...Read more
Depend ....: Non-infectious/noninflammatory causes for testicular pain may result from: intermittent torsion, nerve fiber irritation (with or without prior inguinal surgery), hernia, etc. If the degree, duration, and interval of pain is highly variable, i can say for sure that the pain is not related with infection... So, see urologist timely after collecting the related information as described. Best wish.. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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