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What could cause painful testicular swelling to come and go?

What could cause painful testicular swelling to come and go?

See urologist: See a urologist, but I think that herniation and or strangulation of the vascular elements in the testicular sac may be 2 reasons. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Cause of regular testicular swelling?

Cause of regular testicular swelling?

? Painful: Common causes include hydrocele (fluid collection in the scrotal sac, testicular tumor, epididymitis. If sudden onset of swelling- testicular torsion which is an emergency, usually painful- see to doctor/ er asap. Sometimes hernia may get confused with testicular swelling. ...Read more

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What causes of unilateral testicular swelling after bilateral inguinal hernioplasty?

What causes of unilateral testicular swelling after bilateral inguinal hernioplasty?

Extent of hernia: The size, extent of hernia would require more dissection, resulting in more swelling on the involved side. You should see your surgeon who can advise you better since he was there doing the procedure. ...Read more

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Testicular pain. Testicular swelling. Worst with ejaculation and sex. What can be causing this?

Testicular pain. Testicular swelling. Worst with ejaculation and sex. What can be causing this?

Several things...: If you definitely have testicular swelling, you need to see a doctor ASAP. There are several potential causes, including infection (epididymitis, STDs) that might need antibiotic treatment. Testicular cancer. Certain drugs can cause this as a side effect. It's not possible to speculate further; you need professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lymph is swollen in groin, testicular swelling/pain and pelvic pain. Only every once and a while but for 3 months. No other symptoms. Std? Cancer?

Not cancer.: This is very unlikely to be cancer. But, you might have an infection. Other possibilities include epidymitis, testicular torsion, etc. Definitely see a physician about this. ...Read more

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What could be the cause unilateral testicular pain and swelling for 2 months?

Here are some...: Hi! Liza4, His provided info is not enough to draw conclusion - epididymitis-related hydrocele or torsion or. .., and such man should be timely evaluated so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. To sort the related things for these symptoms has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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In a normal circumstance, would a mild to moderate testicular trauma cause any permanent damage at all? After swelling nut is very slightly smaller?

In a normal circumstance, would a mild to moderate testicular trauma cause any permanent damage at all? After swelling nut is very slightly smaller?

No: Don't worry. It will be fine. Trauma or hit to the testicle usually causes pain and discomfort, and rarely can result in non functioning of the testicles. So relax and take it easy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of right side testicular varicoceles? Does swelling of testicular veins means varicoceles or there some other issues as well?

What could be the causes of right side testicular varicoceles? Does swelling of testicular veins means varicoceles or there some other issues as well?

Should be evaluated: Varicoceles occur on the left due to higher pressure in the left gonadal vein (lgv in pic), transmitted via the left renal vein (lrv in pic). The right gonadal vein drains into the vena cava (ivc in pic), so should be at v.Low pressure. An isolated right varicocele (unusual) should be evaluated with retroperitoneal ultrasound to rule out an obstructing lesion along the course of the gonadal vein. ...Read more

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How severe of testicular injury would one need to cause changes in hormones (FSH)? What about sports injury where pain goes away in mins, no swelling?

How severe of testicular injury would one need to cause changes in hormones (FSH)? What about sports injury where pain goes away in mins, no swelling?

Testicular injury: Usually if no swelling, and only momentary pain, it should not be very significant concern for infertility but would follow up with doctor/ urgent care/ ER today sooner rather than later. A sonogram will see if there was hematoma or intermittent torsion. F/u/ today early ...Read more

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Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?

Does inguinal (groin) hernia causes testicular vein dilation or pain & swelling in testicular veins?

It could.: A large enough inguinal hernia can certainly cause testicular pain and can can cause scrotal swelling. I imagine it might also compress or push on the pampiniform veins and exacerbate a clinical varicocele. This complex of symptoms certainly merits medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible testicular torsion occur unnoticed swelling (no color changing) and no pain?

Unlikely: Pain and swelling are the major symptoms with torsion. Rarely an appendage on the testicle can torse causing a blue dot on the scrotum, but again, usually associated with pain. ...Read more

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Can it be testicular torsion if it is swelling only a little and elevation does decrease discomfort?

Can it be testicular torsion if it is swelling only a little and elevation does decrease discomfort?

Emergency: Hi, please go to ER ASAP, even if there is a slight chance of torsion by waiting you decrease the chance of salvation. ...Read more

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Other then swelling and pain what are the signs of testicular torsion and how do they know they have it?

P-A-I-N: Usually not significant swelling, just pain, and it is more than adequate to get your attention and get you in to the er for evaluation. The pain is progressive and intensifies over time. Swelling usually later sign, often after significant injury to testicle. Nausea/vomiting common due to pain intensity. May radiate up into abdomen, may have difficulty voiding. Go to er if think you are torsed. ...Read more

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. is it possible testicular torsion if no swelling and no pains?

. is it possible testicular torsion if no swelling and no pains?

Not likely: Torsion, even mild without symptoms, will block up the vein flow a bit... That will cause congestion. So no swelling at all argues against torsion. ...Read more

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Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Get it checked.: A varicocele is generally a benign condition caused by dilatation of a plexus of veins leading to the testicle. They usually occur on the left side. If there are no symptoms (dull ache, pain, or sense of fullness), usually nothing needs to be done. Have a urologist review the us, perform a physical exam, and follow the size and symptoms. ...Read more

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How quickly does swelling occur for testicular cancer?

How quickly does swelling occur for testicular cancer?

Slow changes: Rapid changes (over days or a week) in testicular size are highly unlikely to be due to testicular cancer. Pain is also unlikely to be a symptom of testicular cancer. If you have any significant asymmetry, feel a mass, pain or symptoms involving your testicles, please see your health care provider for a complete exam and possibly consultation with an urologist. ...Read more

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10 days back had testicular fixation surgery (right one)no torsion was just precaution. My testies is hard to tuch no pain or swelling is it normal?

10 days back had testicular fixation surgery (right one)no torsion was just precaution. My testies is hard to tuch no pain or swelling is it normal?

Hard testes: It's hard to tell whether it is normal or not, but if there is no pain or swelling, it's a good sign. Also, I would expect you to have a post surgical follow up, so if you've not had one, you will either have one soon or you should call your doc for that. ...Read more

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Swelling occurred within a few hours on my testes. Could it still be testicular cancer?

Swelling occurred within a few hours on my testes. Could it still be testicular cancer?

No: Acute swelling will not be cancer but is likely to be related to an infectious or inflammatory cause especially if it is painful. ...Read more