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

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

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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My 13 month old son has a swollen testicle. What should I do for him?

My 13 month old son has a swollen testicle. What should I do for him?

Need eval: The potential causes of scrotal swelling in a 13 mo can range from simple fluid accumulation to a hernia or worse.If it is the testis, an exam and testing if needed is appropriate to rule out something that can result in injury or loss of this structure. ...Read more

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I have a right swollen testicle. I'm only 17 years of age. Is it dangerous ?

Possibly: If you have severe pain in the testicle you need to go to the emergency room now as it could be a torsion and you are at risk of losing the testicle. Otherwise you could have a possible infection or other problem. See your doctor to have testing done- probably a urine analysis and ultrasound. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-torsion/basics/definition/con-20033130 ...Read more

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Swollen testicle on one side the swollen testicle is about the size of a baseball

Swollen testicle on one side the swollen testicle is about the size of a baseball

Please : Please be seen for this. Possible causes for swelling include: varicocele, epididymitis, hydrocele, torsion, orchitis just to mention. Lumps or swelling in the scrotum should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17 is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

I had a spermatocele removed on 7/17/17  is it normal for the testicle to be swollen double the size of the other one?

Not normal: This definitely is not "normal" following surgery. I would guess you have a hematoma, i.e. bleeding at the surgical site, perhaps now with some inflammation due to the blood. If not especially painful, probably not serious. But you shouldn't be trying to sort this out on this or any other distant forum. Contact the doctor who did the surgery! ...Read more

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Been test positive for ghonorea only other test neg testicle swollen got 400g fixme how long should I wait before cured if fixme is working?

Been test positive for ghonorea only other test neg testicle swollen got 400g fixme how long should I wait before cured if fixme is working?

2 weeks: If you were treated for gonorrhea, then you must not have intercourse with anyone until it is confirmed that you are cured. A followup culture two week later would be appropriate. Your partner(s) must also be treated. ...Read more

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I have a slight uncomfortable pain above my right testicle It started 2 days ago i think and last night i feelt the tubing then it got a bit swollen ?

I have a slight uncomfortable pain above my right testicle It started 2 days ago i think and last night i feelt the tubing then it got a bit swollen ?

Answer: If the pain is in the back of the testicle without history of injury, most likely cause is epididymitis, which can often be diagnosed in a doctor's office by a simple urine test. Another common cause in young men for this type of discomfort is a varicocele, which is non infectious. Avoid heavy lifting, treat constipation/coughing as these things could increase the pressure and worsen the pain ...Read more

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What causes swollen testicles?

What causes swollen testicles?

Unclear if...: To answer this Q correctly, more info is needed, such as detailed history of their specifics like onset, degree, duration, associated symptoms, prior care, etc., relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + properly done physical exam + testing like US, since may laypersons could not tell if being hydrocele or real swelling of testes. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle with pain. ?

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

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?

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 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