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What type of infection can cause testicular pain?

What type of infection can cause testicular pain?

Epididymo-orchitis.: Infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis) can cause severe testicular pain. In younger men, this is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. In older men, it is often due to urinary tract pathogens such as e. Coli and proteus. If you have significant testicular pain, please get evaluated. A scrotal ultrasound can determine if scrotal pain is due to infection or torsion. ...Read more

Testicular Pain (Definition)

There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...Read more


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Hello. I have been having testicular pain in the right testical for around a month. I think I may also have a tooth infection. Could this be the cause?

Hello. I have been having testicular pain in the right testical for around a month. I think I may also have a tooth infection. Could this be the cause?

Highly unlikely: Testicular pain is always a cause for concern, particularly in a young male with no previous medical history. You would need to do a self testicular examination and if the right testes feels lumpy or abnormally hard at certain places, then you would know that there is a problem. Tumor, epidydimitis and testicular torsion are three things that would need proper diagnosis and treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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I went to the ER yesterday for testicle pain. They did an ultrasound and gave me a z-pak because they think its just an infection. Will this help?

I went to the ER yesterday for testicle pain. They did an ultrasound and gave me a z-pak because they think its just an infection. Will this help?

Should: The ultrasound likely excluded the suspected serious pathology. The er probably diagnosed you with epididimitis and treating with antibiotics. See a doctor if you are not getting better. ...Read more

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What are some causes for random sharp stabbing testicular pain?Ultrasound was clear. History of kidney stones and severe kidney infection.

What are some causes for random sharp stabbing testicular pain?Ultrasound was clear. History of kidney stones and severe kidney infection.

Kidney stones: Often the pain from kidney stones can be referred to the testicles. In a person with a history of kidney stones and testicular pain, i would be concerned for recurrent stones. ...Read more

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I Hav A Sticky Discharge Commin out when I Urinate I also hav testicular pain . I've never Ben sexually Active .I'm on Doxycycline incase an infection?

I Hav A Sticky Discharge Commin out when I Urinate I also hav testicular pain . I've never Ben sexually Active .I'm on Doxycycline incase an infection?

Scrotal Pain: Typically for those sexually active an STD needs to be ruled out. If not sexually active the diagnosis could be testicular torsion, epidydimitis( a non sexually transmitted infection which is treated with doxycycline and ceftriaxone), orchitis, referred pain, other causes. Make sure you are seeing a urologist in the near term. if you are sexually active let your doctor know- important. ...Read more

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Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?

Terminal hematuria: Could be posterior urethritis or prostatitis, assuming urine is clear at first. Advise consult urologist. Will likely order kidney & bladder ultrasound + possible cystoscopic examination. Cystoscope is a long thin instrument for examining urethra & bladder. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this testicular pain?

What is the cause of this testicular pain?

More information: Needed. ?Severity of pain, ?Speed of onset, ?Side, ? Associated fever, ?Relieving factors - i.E pain is relieved by lying down or elevating scrotum, or aggravated or associated with physical activity or sexual arousal? ...Read more

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What are common causes of testicular pain?

Testicular pain: Testicular pain can have many causes. Infection, trauma (injury), referred pain from another irritation (prostate, hernia), swelling by fluids (hydrocele). It is best to see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of my testicular pain?

What are possible causes of my testicular pain?

Get evaluated.: There are many causes of testicular pain and you should see a physician for a history, physical examination, and then possibly a scrotal ultrasound. The most worrisome is torsion, when the blood supply to the testicle is twisted closed. Infections can result in epididymitis or orchitis. Others causes are more benign, such as hydroceles & spermatoceles. A full workup will help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Testicle Pain (Definition)

Testicular pain can be acute or chronic, and is perceived as pain emanating from the scrotum. Sudden, sharp pain is often referred to as an acute scrotum, and requires quick evaluation to rule out testicular torsion. Trauma and infections can present similarly. Chronic orchalgia is usually a dull ache, and is often difficult ...Read more


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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more