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What does a swollen testicle mean?

What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...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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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele(fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varicocele and epididymal cyst, among others. An h&p, labs, and ultrasound are warranted. ...Read more

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If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

If one of your testicles is swollen what does that mean?

Need evaluation: The rapidity of onset of swelling provides some information. It may be a benign condition such as a hydrocele or may represent something more serious such as testicular cancer or orchitis. I recommend a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicles in men mean what?

Swollen testicles in men mean what?

Several causes.: Swelling of the testicles can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer. Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination. ...Read more

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Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Swollen testicles in infants what do they mean?

Hydrocele or hernia: Swollen testicles in an infant is most likely from one of two conditions. Most common reason is hydrocele--fluid around the testicles. It could also be from a inguinal hernia. The infant should be seen by a pediatrican to confrim the diagnosis. Also important to make sure it is not painful and no discoloration of skin over it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen and my vein is swollen?

What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen  and my vein is swollen?

Classic: This may be vein compression within your pelvic drain region. You want to see a urologist. This is classic for medical school training. ...Read more

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