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Testicle Self Exam
Physicial examination by urologist and ultrasound do not show epididymitis. Does this completely 100% rule out epididymitis. Scrotal pain, is present.
Probably.: It would be extremely unusual to have epidymitis in the setting of a normal exam and ultrasound. ...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
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Aching pain in testis and inguinal areas, 3 uvsounds rule out torsion, epididymis & varicocele or abdo problems but discomfort continues after 2 month?
Here are some...: Testicular pain with its highly variable degree, duration, & interval, especially in the young like you, should lead a professional mind to concern about possible intermitternt testicular torsion with detorsion, which requires timely surgical testicular fixation. Scrotal US would not help if not done right at the time of painful attack. More? To http://sick-ask.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more
New dr did not perform testicular or prostate exam during physical but prior dr always did. I'm 44 should prostate and testicular be part of physical?
Docs Vary: It is hard to judge the quality of practice of a doctor based what they examine on a single visit. If you like them ask for the exams you would like without judgement. It is perfectly reasonable for you to want your prostate and testicles examined. Perhaps a patient strenuously objected to the offer. It takes getting used to a new doc, but you should begin 2 really trust them soon or switch. ...Read more
Undergoing penile doppler ultrasound , seminal anlsys and visual erection ( potency test). If passed will it prove if ED is mental or physical?
21 y/o, 2 mos ventral penile shaft pain worse c erection. Sexually active. No history sti, dysuria, discharge, lesions, hernia or testicular pain. Us neg. ?
What?: You need to see a urologist. This type of issue cannot be answered in this type of forum. Sorry. ...Read more
Scrotal trauma (not actually hit with something but pulling of right testis towards thigh)has led to groin pain.Phsiycal exam, usg, mri, all ok, reason?
Had testicular cancer in left testicular. & testicular removed. Yesterday diagnosed hydrocele in right testicular. Will it become a testicular cancer?
Different entities: I'm glad the original testicular cancer is history. If you've had a good imaging study and there's no testicular cancer on the right, i would not worry about the hydrocele -- these are extremely common. You're correct to believe that a second primary in the opposite testis is somewhat more common than random chance. Ask your physician about banking sperms. Good luck. ...Read more
Tender testis, swollen scrotal veins, aching groin & lower abdo, changes sides, never actual testis that feel pain. Dr confirmed it is not torsion?
Varicocele : It could be due to an abnormal collection of veins in the scrotum. An ultrasound should be able to tell if that is the cause. The other possibility is a hydrocele, which is a fluid filled cyst in the scrotum. A referral to a Urologist may help with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Some are...: - age: torsion tends to be around puberty vs peididymits/orchitis, in young sexually active adults;std-related. - hx: torsion - acute onset and fast progress vs epididymits - slower progressive course. - voiding sx: none in torsion vs more in epididymits. - ua: normal in torsion vs pyuria in eoididymitis. - timely doppler us: torsion with poor a. Flow vs diffuse increase flow in epididymits. ...Read more
Here are some ...: In experienced professional mind, awareness, & alert, a detailed history pertaining to the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of testicular pain in association with possible voiding Sx plus physicals & timely tests such as urinalysis with/without scrotal US will be reasonably easy to pinpoint their diagnoses. In fact, most times, imaging studies are not practically needed despite its ...Read more
Unsevere pain scrotum. Afraid of testicular torsion (am hypochondric). have feeling testicles can rotate freely. inflammatory reactieve nodes groin.
See below: Testicular torsion usually characterized by acute onset of pain in one testicle often accompanied by swelling, higher riding testicle, reddened scrotum, nausea and possible vomiting. Best diagnosed by physical exam and Doppler ultrasound. If torsion present, requires prompt surgery, preferably within 6 hours of symptom onset, to detorse and save testicle. Your symptoms not suggestive of torsion. ...Read more
Does a normal color doppler ultrasound completely rule out testicular ischemia and testicular abscess?
3 mnth back scrotal trauma(rt-testis pulled toward thigh)led 2 groin pain.Met 2 urologist.Physical exm, mri(3t), usg, all ok.Still sme pain why can it b?
2 possiblities: If you suffered a groin injury, you could have pulled or tore a muscle in the inner thigh at the same time. These can take weeks to heal and sometimes require physical therapy. However, if it is scrotal pain you are feeling, you most likely have a bad inguinal ligament strain. These too will eventually heal. Just make sure you follow up with a good physician if the problem persists. ...Read more
Breast exam by dr- "mass" found- painful did an excisional biopsy, not seen on mammo, ultrasound, had to go deeper possible lipoma-in anyway cancer?
Possibly: Sounds like you had a palpable breast mass that wasn't identified by either mammogram or ultrasound. You have had biopsy, which will provide a definitive answer to the question of "what is it?" mammogram and ultrasound are good, but not perfect, at identifying areas of concern.. Having a biopsy, as you did, is the only way to know for sure what this area is/was. ...Read more
Left testicular remvd due to testicular tumor in 2007 nw diagnosed hydrocele by scrotm ultrasoun in right testicular.Hydrocele is treatd by medicines?
Manual rotation.: Non-surgical correction can sometimes be done by manually rotating the testicle in the opposite direction (outward, towards the thigh). If this is initially unsuccessful, a forced manual rotation in the other direction may correct it. Manual detorsion is successful in 26.5% to 80% of patients. This is a surgical emergency that needs immediate therapy but with good chance of success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left testicular removed due to testicular tumor in 2007 & now diagnsed hydrocele in right testicular by scrotm ultrasound .Will it develop into tumor?
Excess fluid: Testicular cancer is in the testicle itself. Almost all things found outside of the testicle are benign. A hydrocoele is just increased fluid surrounding the testicle, sometimes for o apparent reason. Obviously, it's a good idea to continue your routine follow up with urology. ...Read more