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Testicle Swollen Hydrocele
Scrotal & abdo aching pain both sides. Swollen testis
veins. Uvsound shows no Varicocele, torsion, epididymis, UTI or kidney/appendix infection. What?
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
Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and scrotum?
I am experiencing testicles shrinkage, testicular pain (quality: persistent discomfort) , scrotum swelling, genital lump (penis or scrotum) (quali...
Uro symptoms: The variety of symptoms you mention indicate the need for you to see a urologist right now. Your family doctor can refer you to this type of specialist. This will rule out or identify medical conditions. It will also allow for treatment, if needed, before conditions progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Possibly: Men who have both testes undescended in inguinal canal will almost definitely be infertile. However most men with a single fully descended testis are fertile, even if the opposite testiscle is in the inguinal canal. ...Read more
Likely still post op: Review your symptoms with your surgeon to rule out any correctable cause. ...Read more
Left inguinal hernia surgery 3 weeks ago. Testicle still really swollen and cord swollen. Lipoma removed from cord. Is swelling of testicle normal???
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
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
Need more info...: Imaging studies like USG is intended to help confirm a clinical suspicion which is driven from detailed history + physical exam at least. So, swelling of spermatic chord may be normal to severe inflammation. How to put all needed info for good care together? Follow instructions in the category of What to Do at Feeling Sick? in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...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
Scrotal pain: This question can't be answered properly on this forum. I recommend that you seek immediate medical attention to ensure that you don't have torsion. Torsion is time-sensitive and can only be diagnosed by physical exam and either a scrotal ultrasound or testicular scan. Seek immediate medical attention is my best advice to you. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more
Left cysts of the epididymis, hydrocele, varicocele and inguinal lymph nodes on the left side. Could be related?
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
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
See Dr. ASAP: You may have 1) testis torsion, 2) torsion of an appendix testis 3) epiididymitis or something else. 1) is an emergency so you don't lose your testicle.And 3) needs antibiotics and rest. ...Read more
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