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Swollen Testicle Pictures
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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
I went to see my dr for a testicle problem. I thought i felt a bump on it and he looked at it and said they were not swollen and i was ok. I'm worried?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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