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What causes throbbing in the testicles?

What causes throbbing in the testicles?

Many things: Many things can lead to achiness, even pain. Of course injury is one cause. Men can develop low grade infections in the testicle, epididymis causing pain. A prostate infection is common as well. Other causes include hernia, and varicocele. Occasionally a mass/tumor can be the cause. A careful examination of the testicles, groin and lower abdomen is needed to better determine the cause. ...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


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What explains frequent urination caused by a throbbing feeling in left abdomen that radiates to left testicle. All urology tests came back normal

What explains frequent urination caused by a throbbing feeling in left abdomen that radiates to left testicle. All urology tests came back normal

Left ureter: Has your urology workup gotten a good look at the left ureter coming down from the left kidney? Problems there could cause your type of symptoms. The urologist is best to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Light throbbing pain comes and goes in right testicle for last week, when should I decide enough is enough and check it out?

Light throbbing pain comes and goes in right testicle for last week, when should I decide enough is enough and check it out?

Testicular pain: Testicular pain comes from many causes: trauma, infection, clothing. We would need a proper history to determine what is most likely and appropriate therapy. I recommend evaluation if it doesn't resolve in the next day or two. ...Read more

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Im having like a throbbing pulsing pain on my right testicle i usually have it on the left but now on the right . What can this mean ;/ .

Here are some ...: What you described should alert anyone to concern about possible testicular torsion, epididymitis, etc. To confirm what it is, collect & bring detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of these pains and their potentially related discomforts over time to Doc for analysis + physicals + tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx / care / counseling ASAP. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in testicles and sciatic pain. No meds, exercises or stretching help?

Sciatica and testicl: It is very unusual to have sciatica with associated testicular pain. Although it is not prudent to postulate two different causative factors, this must be considered. You should get in for an. Evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain in my testicles, sharp pain here and there but constant dull pain ?

Sharp throbbing pain in my testicles, sharp pain here and there but constant dull pain ?

Doctor to evaluate: Pain, tenderness, or soreness in a testicle should always be examined by a doctor. The reason is that a guy's testicle can die if the testicle twists, thus twisting off the blood supply (called torsion). Other causes of testicle pain include doing sports without a jock strap, getting kicked in the groin, having a testicle infection, etc... Sometimes, an ultrasound scan is done to look for torsion. ...Read more

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Left sciatic pain with throbbing pain in testicles. Has happened several times in past year. No pain meds, stretches, etc help.

Low back problem: These symptoms are starting in the low back, where the nerve roots that come out from the spinal cord are getting pinched. This is very common, and can return off/on for years. Often, physical therapy is helpful. See a doctor to make sure no problems, then start PT. Once you feel better, continue doing the PT exercises on your own to reduce the frequency of exacerbations. ...Read more

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I have pain in left testicle in the veins, a constant throbbing like pain for the past few months, more prominent this month. I can feel a lump now.

I have pain in left testicle in the veins, a constant throbbing like pain for the past few months, more prominent this month. I can feel a lump now.

See doc: If you have a lump and pain in your testicle, you need to see a doc to have it examined and potentially have an ultrasound of it to determine the nature of it. You are in an age group that requires serious attitude to these findings, so don't delay your doc's visit. ...Read more

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