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Swollen Testicle No Pain
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
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
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
Left testicle pain for 2 days (uncomfortable at times but bearable). Testicle looks normal (not swollen). Contact to testicle increases pain. Cause?
Check it out: Your symptoms could be due to an infection so have your doctor or a urologist examine you. ...Read more
I have a right testicle swollen. It haf pain for the past 2 days. AND then I woke up this morning. And it didn't hurt as bad. But its still swollen.
You must see a: Doctor or emergency room TODAY. It might be testicular torsion. ...Read more
My brother 40 yrs old, diabetic. Stopped drinking alcohol for last 20 days. I noticed his testicles swollen and little pain. What could be reason?
Testicles looks swollen only pain/discomfort when one is touched or aggravated and minor headache, comes and goes. What could be the causes?
See below: You may have infection as the cause of your symptoms. See your doctor who can perform an exam to confirm. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I'm 25 and currently have a swollen left testicle. I have no pain but a small lump on the chord. Could this be a blockage of sperm?
Get it checked. : If you have unexplained enlargement of a testicle, see your gp for a history and physical exam. An ultrasound of the testicle should be performed to rule out a testicular tumor. A small blockage of the tubes that convey sperm can cause a lump to form in the epididymis, and is called an epididymal cyst. But the testicular swelling is a much more worrisome finding, and should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and scrotum?
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
Urological eval: To determine cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Should see a doc asap... Might just be a minor infection or other insignificant malady, but could be serious issue such as torsion or tumor... You do not want to fool around with this! ...Read more
Testicle : Teticular swelling. See your physician if it's painful and tender to touch. ...Read more
Needs 2B X'd ASAP: Sudden onset pain & swelling of testis is torsion untill proven otherwise. This is an emergency & warrants an er visit 24/7 as there is risk of testicular death after 4 – 6 hours, and certainty after 12 hours. More common at your age would be epididymitis, bacterial +/- UTI or viral & treated with antibiotics & rest. Less common is testis tumor + hemorrhage. Scrotal ultrasound can distiguish. ...Read more
It's hard to comment on a surgery I wasn't present for
in general, the swelling goes down after about 6 weeks
at 4 months, talk with your surgeon about whether you should have an ultrasound. Sometimes, hydroceles come back pretty quickly
other times, there is a large hematoma that takes a long time to dissolve. ...Read more
When I raise my leg up again it hurts. My left testicle is also swollen. The pain is not constant.chappens every so often. Why?
Here are some ...: You need a timely comprehensive evaluation so to define what and where the origin of pain, i.e., from the disorders of local tissues / organs or from the disorders of far sites such as from muscles, joints, or nerves or in combination. This can be done by analyzing detailed sequence of events (onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain & its related Sx over time + exam + ...Read more
Bf said his Right testicle feels hard and swollen and it hurts when ejaculating. It's been 5 days. What's wrong? Is it dangerous?
Check up: It could be. He should be checked by his doctor, and also see a urologist. They can examine him and determine if this is an infection or more seriously if it could represent a tumor of the testicle. This should not be delayed. ...Read more
I have ED and I noticed I have swollen tube on right testicle feels like a small third testicle and hurts to touch can this cause my ed?
Not likely.: This something in your scrotum will not cause ed, but it needs evaluation. Could be any one of a number of things. Best to see someone and get it checked out since it could cause problems down the road. ...Read more