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Why does my left testicle hurt if there has been no trauma?

Why does my left testicle hurt if there has been no trauma?

Unknown: For this, you really need to see your physician or a urologist for an exam. Please don't wait on this. ...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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When I run my left testicle hurt. The pains goes up to my pubic bone. Why?

When I run my left testicle hurt. The pains goes up to my pubic bone. Why?

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

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What if it hurts above the left testicle?

What if it hurts above the left testicle?

Testicular pain: Pain above the testis may represent a variety of conditions. A urologist should be consulted. There may be an infection, hernia, or other conditions. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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What is it if a childs left testicle hurts?

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 more

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My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

See your doctor: Common acute causes of scrotal pain include: testicular torsion, torsion of testicular appendage, epididymitis, orchitis, traumatic injury to scrotum, strangulated inguinal hernia. If you are having pain, see your family practice doctor. ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts off to the side?

My left testicle hurts off to the side?

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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I had a bump on my left testicle but now its gone and still it hurts?

I had a bump on my left testicle but now its gone and still it hurts?

Bump on testicle: means a need to see your doc or a urologist. It MIGHT be a cyst or varicocele (like a varicose vein) or a hydrocele (pocket of fluid). I know it went away but you need to know what it was/is. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My right testicle is more or less always bigger than the left and is red, what could this be? It doesn't hurt

My right testicle is more or less always bigger than the left and is red, what could this be? It doesn't hurt

Here are some ...: Most likely, what you described represents the normal condition of yours, for which no intervention is needed. But without a direct look and palpation, an accurate diagnosis is hard to come by. So, see a urologist timely if in doubt. Best wish ... ...Read more

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My son has a swollen, left testicle. There is no pain, he says it does not hurt. What could have caused this and what should I do?

Show pediatrician: B"sd very good for you to have noticed. This needs to be evaluated. Most common I believe would be a scrotal hernia, with varicocele maybe next. Testicular tumor would be very rare at this age. Your pediatrician will probably be able to diagnose with physical exam. In any case get this looked at in the next day or two to limit possible damage to the testicle. ...Read more

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My left testicle is purple and slightly hurts and it's been a week now with barely any change. I don't have health insurance and male 28 years old

Hello. : Hello. Orchitis can present with swelling and purple discoloration of testicle. Testicular torsion can present with swelling and purple discoloration but is reported to be very painful. You may have an infection. If you don't get treatment it could become worse. Fort lauderdale is a large area. You could look into sliding fee or free clinics in the area. ...Read more

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Pain in left testicle after 3 days of uphill walking 1hour a day, pain is around testicle and vains connecting testical, hurts wen sitting n walking?

Pain in left testicle after 3 days of uphill walking 1hour a day, pain is around testicle  and vains connecting testical, hurts wen sitting n walking?

Here are some...: Sorry for suffering from keeping in shape from uphill walking and appreciate your patience in waiting answer. If the described is new of this kind, what you have felt may be physically related according to the reported sequence of events. So, take a rest and see; if getting better day by day, you prove such; if recurrent and with highly variation in onset, degree, duration, etc., see evaluation. ...Read more

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I just turned 16, and my left testicle just started hurting about a day ago. When i apply a bit of pressure to it, it hurts a little bit. Whats wrong?

I just turned 16, and my left testicle just started hurting about a day ago. When i apply a bit of pressure to it, it hurts a little bit. Whats wrong?

Any of the following: Twisted appendix testis or appendix epididymis, mild epididymitis (head of epididymis lies on top of testis), small cyst of epididymis, intermittent torsion (twisting) of testis. Consult your primary health care provider if pain or tenderness persists. Unlikely to be serious. ...Read more

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Left testicle hurts and my left flank hurts?

Left testicle hurts and my left flank hurts?

Kidney stone: Pain in the left flank and left testicle may signify kidney stone disease. This is referred pain from trying to pass a kidney stone. You need a urinalysis and possible x-rays to help diagnose. See your local urologist. ...Read more

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