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I feel pain sometimes in right testicle cord. I can feel there is a vein which swells like a size of small straw. What is it?
Varicocele: You could be feeling a varicocele, which is an enlarged vein in the testicle. These are harmless, but can sometimes be uncomfortable. However, with any new testicular finding, i encourage all of my patients to get a proper exam to make sure it is nothing more serious. Best of luck! ...Read more
I've noticed what appears to be an enlarged vein above my right testical. It seems like its related to my vericocele. Could it be vericocele?
? tail of epididymis: maybe what UR feeling. It would be unusual to feel a pair of veins under either testicle. Varicoceles, which feel like "bag of worms" when standing erect usually on left & above or to side of scrotum. occesionally extend under testis & possibly might give impression of being under both testes. Your family Dr could check U & advise. ...Read more
Near the testicle...: Is the epididymis, which is composed of numerous tubes, and is palpable in the scrotum. The epididymis may harbor cysts, making it more prominent. A large one is called a spermatocele. A varicocele is a collection of dilated veins that can be felt near the spermatic cord. Usually these entities are left alone unless large or painful. See your urologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Varicocele: Varicoceles, enlargement of veins within the scrotum, loose bag of skin that holds your testicles. Varicocele is similar to a varicose vein that can occur in your leg.Varicoceles, a.Ffecting approximately 10 percent of men, occurs in young men, usually during the second or third decade of life.Sometimes low sperm count and infertility.Confirmed by ultrasound.Can be treated by embolization, no surg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know that different veins join left and right testicle respectively. Can the difference be felt by touching?
See professionals...: Varicocele happens to almost 15% of men, usually on left side, with some 10% involving both sides. Clinically, it can be visible if it is big; for most of cases, it can be easily palpated in standing position; but, for few, it can be felt only by experienced professional hands in standing position with patient's bearing-down. If in doubt, see professionals. Best luck ... ...Read more