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What Causes Pain In The Left Testicle
What can cause pain in my left testicle and irritated almost like urge to pee" on the tip of penis? Symptoms have gone and come back twice
Testicular pain : There are several things. Torsion of testcle, but that is very painful, infection in the testicle, or epididymis , prostatitis , or kidney stones. Check for blood in the urine, and culture it , look for white cells , leukocyte esterase. You should be evaluated asap ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Left testis pain: While there are numerous possible causes of scrotal and testicular pain and discomfort, a common one, especially on the left side, would be a varicocele. These dilated varicose veins often begin aching late in the day when you have been on your feet for long periods and are improved by elevation of the feet. See your physician and be examined to determine the cause. ...Read more
What would cause slight pain in my left testicle? it is more noticeable when sitting. it doesn't seem to be swollen.
Possibilities..: If the pain is very mild it could the start of an infection, fluid accumulation, possible unnoticed trauma. However if the pain is significant and starts getting worse during the next minutes to hours you need immediate evaluation to make sure you don't have a testicular torsion. ...Read more
Mild testicular pain in the left testicle, not severe, seemingly caused by incident in sleep. Not really constant, hurt more when urinating. Any ideas?
I've got an adult friend who's left testicle ascended into his body today and hasn't dropped back down. Any thoughts as to what could cause this?
Hypermobility: An adult male with a testicle that has migrated up into his abdomen (is not palpable) or into his groin, and does not immediately return to the scrotum is at risk for torsion and should be seen/treated by a urologist asap. He will likely require surgical "fixation" of both testicles ("orchiopexy") into the scrotum. ...Read more
My right testicle is a bigger and hanging lower than my left testicle. Nothing hurts or looks unusual than that. What causes this, is it normal?
Exam To Confirm Norm: Testicular asymmetry is usually normal. Commonly right is larger and left hangs lower. Although cause is unclear, some literature suggests temperature regulation and cerebral asymmetry as causes. However there are childhood conditions that can cause atrophy or loss of a testicle such as congenital anomalies, trauma, cancer, and more. See doctor for exam to confirm your anatomy is simply the norm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My son has a swollen, left testicle. There is no pain, he says it does not hurt. What could have caused this and what should I do?
Show pediatrician: B"sd very good for you to have noticed. This needs to be evaluated. Most common I believe would be a scrotal hernia, with varicocele maybe next. Testicular tumor would be very rare at this age. Your pediatrician will probably be able to diagnose with physical exam. In any case get this looked at in the next day or two to limit possible damage to the testicle. ...Read more
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