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Why Does My Left Testicle Hurt
Unknown: For this, you really need to see your physician or a urologist for an exam. Please don't wait on this. ...Read more
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
Many causes. : If it only hurts when you run, and the pain radiated upward, you may be feeling discomfort from pressure transmitted from the abdominal cavity into the scrotum. This can occur in conditions such as inguinal hernia and varicocele. Other causes are hydrocele, spermatoceles, or problems within the scrotal sac. I recommend seeing a physician for a history and physical exam for diagnosis. ...Read more
I feel that sometimes my left testicle rotates. And it hurts so what I do is to rotate it again to its original position. What could this be?
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
I have an achy pain in my left testicle it's been off an on for two weeks it doesn't hurt been it's just kind of there I was wondering what it is?
Likely not serious: Achy, non-severe pain in testicle or spermatic cord is common at your age. Probably condition known as "blue balls" or "lovers' nuts". Often caused by erotic reactions without release. This symptom can occur with a varicocele, whih feels like a "bag of worms" in scrotum when standing & goes when lying down. Severe, sudden onset testicular pains are ones which shouldn't be ignored. ...Read more
Torsion of testis...: A few possibilities need to consider: testicular torsion, torsion of its appendages, inguinal hernia, or rarely epididymitis. But good hx detailing the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progression of testicular pain plus needed ua, us, timely will come up with an accurate dx. So, see and work with doc in expertise timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever or no fever: No fever: could be intermittent testis torsion, torsion of appendix testis (onset for either would be sudden), spermatocele (you might be able to feel a small spherical structure above the testis) or varicocele (feels like a "bag of worms when standing and goes away when you are lying down) with fever: epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis (pain onset not sudden). ...Read more
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