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Why would my testicle be flaky and red?

Why would my testicle be flaky and red?

Fungus: The most likely cause is a fungal infection ("jock itch"). Make sure you keep things very dry down there. You can certainly try an over the counter fungus cream and apply it 2-3 times per day for a week and see if that helps. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery childrens medical center dallas 214-456-06. ...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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My 18 months old baby has a redness on his testicles, what causing it?

My 18 months old baby has a redness on his testicles, what causing it?

Wetness irritation: It might be irritation from wetness of diaper or a mild yesterday rash.Kep him dry and try using zinc oxide cream.if not improved try nystatin cream. ...Read more

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I've got a itch on my left testicle. And a very very light redness. Could this be herpes?

I've got a itch on my left testicle. And a very very light redness. Could this be herpes?

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more

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My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

My little boy, who is almost three, has suddenly presented with a redness on his testicle, with a tightness of the skin. What could this be?

Consult with Dr.: This should not be diagnosed over internet. Some dr.S will comment on emailed photo + phone call others need to examine in person. Could be hydrocele, inguino-scrotal hernia, trauma, torsion of testis or appendix testis, epididymitis or epipipymoorchitis, cyst of epididymis & virtually never tumor. Pediatric urologist or surgeon can diagnose in seconds. ...Read more

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I had pain in my both testicles. It comes back in few days viz 25-30 days, lasts for few hours with no swelling nd redness & then disappear. Help?

I had pain in my both testicles. It comes back in few days viz 25-30 days, lasts for few hours with no swelling nd redness & then disappear. Help?

Having sex?: it is associated with sex or getting stimulated sexually and not having ejaculations. this is very common if is so. Otherwise you should have a doctor examine you. ...Read more

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Right testicle feels sore,got smaller then the left one. Slightly tender. No redness/warmness. No bad pain. Could be what? dont say "go to doc" i did.

Well ... (go to doc): I think that several of the more serious possibilities - incarcerated hernia, orchitis & epididymitis, were ruled out by your lack of swelling. And tortion & cancer could be r/o by scrotal ultrasound, which I'm assuming you received. That leaves following up with your doc, or even a specialist Urologist, as your next best way to get answers. Or get a cup: blunt trauma makes a nut shrink. Helps? ...Read more

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After working hard at the gym I have left testicle pain. Just dull weak pain. I can't feel bulges, humps , redness or swelling. Should i just rest or?

After working hard at the gym I have left testicle pain. Just dull  weak pain. I can't feel bulges, humps , redness or swelling. Should i just rest or?

Get it checked: The pain may be nothing more then a strain, but it could also be something more serious. Years ago i personally had a similar pain that continued to get worse. I finally had it examined and found a problem. Testicular cancer. If i hadn't had it examined and treated i would not be here today. It might not be anything in your situation but please have it examined, just to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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After working in the gym 4d ago I have small dull pain in left testicle, no swelling, bulges, redness or lumps. Should i just rest or see the doc?

After working in the gym 4d ago I have  small dull pain in left testicle, no swelling, bulges, redness or lumps. Should i just rest or see the doc?

Rest/Ice/Motrin: Testalgia (pain the the testicles) is a common condition seen by urologist. Unless you had some direct trauma to the testicle, i would attribute the described discomfort to "strain"...Advise to use scrotal support, ice to the scrotum (you can leave your underwear on), and antiinflammatory meds like motrin. If pain persists after 3-5 days seek out a urologist. ...Read more

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Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include: Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum Swelling of the scrotum Abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle Painful urination Fever if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more