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Swollen testicles in men mean what?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
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In brief: Several causes.

Swelling of the testicles can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer.
Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination.

In brief: Several causes.

Swelling of the testicles can be caused by infection or by the appearance of cancer.
Swelling of the scrotum, which houses the testicles, is much more common. Fluid can build up around the testicle, such as in a hydrocele or spermatocele. Dilated blood vessels called varicoceles can also enlarge the scrotum. If you have this problem, please see your physician or urologist for an examination.
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