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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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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

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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


Dr. Simon Kimm
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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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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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Dr. Richard Boxer
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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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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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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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Dr. George Klauber
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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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Dr. James Lin
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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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