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Can you sprain a testicle?

Can you sprain a testicle?

See below: Technically a sprain occurs when a ligament or tendon is injured. Trauma to the testicle can cause pain and swelling. There are also several nerves and blood vessels that are susceptible to injury. See your physician if the pain does not improve. ...Read more

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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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What's a groin sprain compared to a hernia and where would it be in the testicle socket or below on preuim?

What's a groin sprain compared to a hernia and where would it be in the testicle socket or below on preuim?

Here are some. ..: Reviewing the onset, degree, duration, interval, pain distribution, related physical activities, etc. With a detailed sequence of events and the findings of physical exam most likely can provide a reasonable diagnosis - inguinal hernia or groin sprain. So, collect the described information and bring it to Doc so to deduce reasonable Dx for proposing reasonable care. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I have a sprained pelvis. What should I do to fix this?

I have a sprained pelvis. What should I do to fix this?

Make sure: Make sure it's not broken by seeking care and to probably get an x-ray. Physical therapy can evaluate the problem and recommend exercises that may improve your symptoms and speed up your recovery. ...Read more

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Why pain in left testicle?

Why pain in left testicle?

Some reasons...: True testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the 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 off 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 the doctor is needed. ...Read more

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Is testicle size really what matters?

Is testicle size really what matters?

Size matters: Its really wallet size that counts! Testicle size can determine testosterone levels if too small - it can affect sexual function. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a third testicle?

Is it possible to have a third testicle?

No: You likely have a cyst on the epididymis called a spermatocele. It's totally benign but only a good exam or ultrasound can tell for sure. ...Read more

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Why might I have a pain in my left testicle a pinkish tint in my siemen?

Why might I have a pain in my left testicle a pinkish tint in my siemen?

Injury? Infection?: This could be from an injury; but if no obvious trauma, maybe an infection like epididymitis. If at risk for STDs, chlamydia or gonorrhea is possible. See a doctor ASAP, especially if pain is increasing or severe. ...Read more

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What testicle surgeries are safe?

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What testicle surgeries are safe?

Here are some. ..: Largely, surgery on testicles is safe under experienced hands. For the diseases directly related with testis such as possible its cancer or undescented testis or communicating hydrocele, the procedure is done through inguinal incision; for disorders indirectly related with testis such as hydrocele, spermatocele, torsion of tesis or appendages, its traumatic rupture, via scrotal incision. But, safe ...Read more

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What causes a heterogeneous testicle?

May be just a...: "heterogeneous" may be just used to describe the tissue texture of testis as seen on ultrasound or microscopic tissue exam to denote having various components with different sound reflections or histological looking. If more doubt, ask doctor for detail. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my rt testicle. What is that? .

A guess: Would be the "vas deferens" the "cap over the testicle which collects the sperm.....A GUESS IS NOT ENOUGH YOU MUST GET THIS CHECKED OUT BY YOUR PCP OR A UROLOGIST do not delay!

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What happens to the testicle as it enters necrosis?

What happens to the testicle as it enters necrosis?

Testis: Necrosis means death of the testicle. It eventually shrinks and essentially disappears. If you are concerned about fertility, necrosis of the testicle in the scrotum may lead to production of antibodies that may lead to infertility. ...Read more

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I found something tethered to my testicle what might it be?

Testicle: Your body? Seriously though you may be worried about cancer. You are probably just feeling the normal attachments to the testicle which include the epididymis and spermatic cord. A hard lump inside the testicle is concerning. ...Read more

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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

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Why do testicles descend?

Cold storage: It does seem odd to put something so precious and vulnerable dangling outside the body, but sperm storage and rapid sperm production are best and safest below body temperature. Reflexes raise and lower them to keep the temperature just right, including heating during sex for sperm activation. Pain - even at the thought of testicle injury - helps protect them out in the open. ...Read more

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Why is my testicles long?

May be normal: If this is lifelong then it is just normal for you. If this is new you should consider an intrascrotal problem such as a mass- hernia, cyst, etc. ...Read more

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Why does my testicles hurt?

Many reasons: epididymitis is a common cause of testicular pain in adults. It can be caused by inflammation of the epididymis. One easy way to help in that diagnosis is that the pain stops or gets better when you elevate the testicle. This can be caused by bacteria, STD's, virus. Testicular cancer can cause pain, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, inguinal hernia. It is best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...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