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My left testicle is purple and slightly hurts and it's been a week now with barely any change. I don't have health insurance and male 28 years old
Hello.: Hello. Orchitis can present with swelling and purple discoloration of testicle. Testicular torsion can present with swelling and purple discoloration but is reported to be very painful. You may have an infection. If you don't get treatment it could become worse. Fort lauderdale is a large area. You could look into sliding fee or free clinics in the area.
No.: Having a single testicle removed will not affect a person's overall physical health provided that the opposite testicle has normal function.
Do health consequences result from having a cyst on a testicle, besides cancer? If so, what are they?
Most likely benign..: Despite medical advance, most of medical care is still based on indirect evidence resulting from continual collection & analysis of available experience. Within this in mind, a reasonable approach to ascertain what a suspected lesion may be but with no 100% guaranty. Thus far, a testicular cyst could be followed conservatively with periodic palpation, US, & even blood tests for 1-3 yrs; then....
I'm male 23 in good health. Yesterday I went to sleep in preparation for a night shift upon awaking I experienced pain in left testicle?
34yr/M no health issues but stressed. Intermittent passive testicle pain (1 or both) for 3 weeks. Slight pain when press. No bumps, temp or visual. Help?
Ok.: The problem may be simple varicose vein........get yourself examined soon, it may affect your reproductive health.
Dear Doctor Frank I am 57 years old so far no visible health problem except occasional heart irregular betting what I am concerned about is I am feeling pain on my right testicle on and off and I am worried I thank u for your time with me?
My son was born in July 2014 and Within in 4 months his left testicle shrank from normal size to very small. None of pediatrics, while performing routine checks (after he was immediately born, 3-4 wellness visit check) noticed this and now after 4 month
? small testis: It is important to have him checked by a Pediatric Urologist so they could diagnose and handle the situation as soon as the problem needs further management. This is a general professional advice limited to USA patients based on information provided and is to be verified by a Physician familiar with the patientSee 2 more doctor answers
Recently 2 days back our pediatrics during 4 month wellness child checkup, found that our boy's left testicle is very small. Dr ordered ultrasound and the report was "Left Testicle Atrophic". He just talked over phone gave us this news. Our life is comple
Atrophic Testicle: This will have no clinical significance. Sometimes there is an intra utero torsion (ie. The testicle gets twisted during development). Many men are born with one testicle and they go on to have a normal life and children. Sperm production is completely normal in the other testicle. Hope this helps. :)See 2 more doctor answers
Happens.: A thin muscular layer surrounding the testicle called the cremaster muscle can cause the testicle to retract upward toward the body. This is part of the temperature regulation of the testis. If the entire testicle cannot be felt, this could be an undescended testicle, usually diagnosed in childhood. This condition should be evaluated by a physician.
Get examined for: Cyst, fluid collection, varicosities inflammation or infection in the scrotal or testicular area. Have it examined and give us a feedback.
Need a buyer: On the lighter side, I hear you can sell almost anything on ebay or craigslist though the website quirky might be more appropriate. On the serious side, I am unaware of any market or meaningful use for a testicle let alone an md who would remove a normal one, but we live in interesting times and who knows what the future beholds. Some day the animals may rule the world and look for payback!
Here are some. ..: Leave it alone if not bothering you mentally & physically. What you've most likely represents a left retractile testis, which requires no surgery. More in doubt? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling.
Joke? Or Emergency: This is so abnormal that I wonder if you are pulling our legs. A testicle that is 18 cm or 7 inches wide is extremely abnormal and should be evaluated today by a medical professional?
Here are some. ..: If his testicular pain happens to be highly variable in onset, degree, duration, intervals with associated ache / pain in groin and lower quadrants of abdomen over a period of years, even up to 10-20 yrs, but without epididymitis, one has to worry about recurrent testicular torsion with spontaneous detorsion. So, collect and bring the stated information to see Urologist timely. Best wish. ..