I have minor left testicle pain, no lumps or swelling of testicle noted by me or my Dr. He thinks it's referred muscular pain, does that make sense?
Yes, it may be... Pain at a site usually results from the following: inflammation like infection in the local tissue/organs, disorders of loco-regional muscles, joints, & nerves as referring pain/ache. How to sort these out correctly for right diagnosis, care, & counseling? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin as needed.
I have minor testicle pain, no lumps or swelling of testicle noted by me or my Dr. He thinks it's referred muscular pain, does that make sense?
Yes, makes sense. Most relatively mild or vague pain involving both testicles, with little tenderness, is not due to actual testicular problems, but is referred pain -- from the prostate or, most often, tension in the pelvic muscles. Probably this is what your doctor is referring to. Google chronic pelvic pain syndrome (there's an excellent Wikipedia article) and see if the symptoms match yours. Read more...
If I have testicular pain suspected to be referred muscular pain, no lumps or swelling of testicle, does it make any sense to get a scrotal ultrasound?
To completely r/o. it makes sense as to completely rule out other possibilities even though no mass/swelling is noted. especially if the pain does not go away after a week or so, also it depends on your other history, age, examination etc. discuss with your doctor. Read more...