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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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Hi, i have testicular pain?

Hi, 
i have testicular pain?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to rule out infection. If it's severe, it may be torsion which is an emergency. ...Read more

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I have testicular pain ongoing for 1year. Associated epididymitis. L and r side. Definitely bacterial, list of all bacterial possibilities?

Instead,...: Instead of digging on what bacteria cab be accountable for epididymitis, it would be more worthwhile to figure out why you got testicular pain x 1 yr. To do so, go on to collect the onset, degree, duration, ; interval of the pain with its sequence of event, and bring those to see doc for analysis, physicals, ; tests as needed so to deduce possible DX for proposing reasonable rx. ...Read more

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What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

What can cause testicular pain and discomfort?

R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS : Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. Discuss with your dr. He may start empiric abs ie DOXYCYCLINE/CIPRO usually a prolonged course is needed 6-8wks. Unlikely to cause fertility issues. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dull, random, occasional, testicular pain?

Depends: Testicular pain can have many causes depending on age, exam, and symptoms, but in my practice, when a man of about 50yo is seen w/ the above symptoms, i usually end up finding by examination either a prostate infection and/or infection of the epididymis, which can be treated with antibiotics.Std's may be found in young men w/ the above symptoms, but there are other causes also.Please see ur doc. ...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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I have left testicular pain that has gradually increased over the last 24-36 hours. Otherwise healthy 40 yr old?

I have left testicular pain that has gradually increased over the last 24-36 hours.  Otherwise healthy 40 yr old?

Could be serious: If it is not better in the morning, call your doctor. An infection needs antibiotics. A torsion is less likely, but may need an operation. ...Read more

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I have right testicular pain, what should I do? No insurance.\

If sudden - ER: If the testicle pain comes on suddenly - say, over a few hours - you need to go to the emergency room right away. If this a gradual thing over weeks to months, then you need to go to a federally qualified health center (fqhc) or county clinic to get checked out. ...Read more

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Hello I have mild testicular pain from last 1 year almost....plz help what to do ???

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Here are some ....: Please collect the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, related symptoms such as inducing or easing activities over time with their sequence of event, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing possible Rx options. This is the most reasonable course of action to take care of what you got. Online inquiry is not enough. ...Read more

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Testicle Pain (Definition)

Testicle pain is also known as Testicular pain. 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