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Why Would My Right Testicle Hurt
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
Increased pressure: It shouldn't hurt. When you have a bowel movement, it causes pressure in the abdomen and pelvis to evacuate the stool. This pressure can be transmitted to your testicle and be sensed as pain. It's worth getting a testicular exam to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more
Watch...: If you have a highly variable degree, duration, and interval of testicular hurt, one has to consider the possibility of intermittent testicular torsion with spontaneous de-torsion (untwist) after excluding the possibility of epididymitis, hernia, neuralgia, radiculopathy, etc. So, bring the information on the feature, degree, and progress of the pain and swelling to urologist for analysis, . .. ...Read more
See a Urologist:
If you're sexually active, it could be an infection. 'torsion' (twisting of the testicle on the cord) is another possible diagnosis. Referred pain from a hernia, groin 'pull' or a kidney stone can also cause similar pain.
Since it has lasted for 2 weeks, you should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
Chronic pain: Testicular injuries vary from mild bruising to complete rupture where the lining that holds the testicular tissue breaks. This can set up a severe inflammatory reaction that can lead to bleeding, fluid build up and, in extreme cases, loss of the testicle. A scrotal ultrasound can help see if any of these possibilities apply. Some men develop chronic pain from testicular injuries. ...Read more
Here are some...: Testicular twisting may occur and progress in one-way direction leading to its necrosis/death as fast as in 8 hours, but many can twist and untwist themselves at widely variable degree of duration & interval with wide variable pain over years and even decades; that is intermittent. For details, contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio/video goes faster and learns more. ...Read more
Hi My Right Testicle is hard to the touch and hurts a little bit, this has been going on for 3 days please help.?
Get examined now: The potential causes of orchalgia (testicular pain) are numerous and can be either direct, such as torsion, infection, tumor or trauma; or indirect such as a ureteral stone, lower spine disorder or nerve entrapment. Immediate assessment is imperative especially in the teenage years as certain problems can result in testicular loss if medical intervention is delayed. ...Read more
I have a testicle tgat hangs a little lower then tge other and a little bigger as well and hurts once in a while. What dose that mean?
Scrotum: It is normal for the testicles not to be exact replicas of each other, however if there has been a change in one it would be important to get it examined to make sure other causes like hernias are not present. ...Read more
Is it normal for your tip to retract into your shaft and cause pain? It also hurts in my right testicle after I pull tip out of shaft.
Yes it is: It is quite normal, particularly if you are not circumcised. ...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?
Exam: Have a physician check you for possible testicular torsion or partial torsion. ...Read more
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
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
My right testicle pulls into my body, not in the sense of being cold, but it pulls in and hurts and I have readjust how im sitting to fix. Is normal?
Yes: Having a retractile testis is not unusual. As you know the testes form up inside the abdomen and have to descend down into the scrotum toward the end of fetal development. Sometimes this process is a bit incomplete, leading to the testis having a tendency to be high riding or incompletely descended into the scrotum. It is much more common than you realize. For most men with this issue it is a manageable situation. ...Read more
Here are some...: Testicular hurt (or orchialgia) may be related with some inflammatory change, bleeding, etc., or the disorders in the regional nerves, spine, muscle, etc., or hernia. To sort these things out correctly has not to be hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, . .. ...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 more
Many reasons: epididymitis is a common cause of testicular pain in adults. It can be caused by inflammation of the epididymis. One easy way to help in that diagnosis is that the pain stops or gets better when you elevate the testicle. This can be caused by bacteria, STD's, virus. Testicular cancer can cause pain, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, inguinal hernia. It is best to see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Normal testicles are very sensitive with regards to being squeezed. Most normal men hate this being done to them! ...Read more
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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