Doppler Ultrasound

A Doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic test that measures the amount of blood flow through the arteries and veins with the help of high-frequency sound waves. It is used to diagnose conditions like deep vein thrombosis (DVT), superficial thrombophlebitis, arteriosclerosis, thromboangiitis obliterans, and vascular tumors.

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I have pain in the back, abdomen, and testicles. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 years old male, and I have pain in my back, the right side of the abdomen, and testicles. My hair is falling rapidly, and I have developed gastritis. My eGFR value is 69, serum creatinine is 1.3, chloride is 106.9, bilirubin total is 1.81, bilirubin direct is 0.52, bilirubin ind...  Read Full »


Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From this details provided you have following problems. Stage 1 renal failure. Hypertension. Mild jaundice. With the above condition, mild pain in testis and back is most likely due to a kidney problem. I would suggest following investigation and opinions for further de...  Read Full »

I have had a swelling recurring on the right testicle for four years. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16 year old, I have a reoccurring swollen right testicle since I was about 12 years old. Whenever my right testicle swells up, I feel a tension in my lower abdomen, and it becomes difficult to perform any physical activities. Whenever my testicle is not swollen, it feels as if ...  Read Full »


Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, the enlarged testicle could be due to only three possibilities which are.  Congenital hydrocele Epididymo-orchitis. Varicocele.  Recurrent nature and spontaneous disappearance are very classical of congenital hydrocele. When you visited hospital last...  Read Full »

Does pain from splinter hemorrhage spread to other fingers with increased heart rate?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old female weighing 100 lbs and 5.6 feet tall. I have had splinter hemorrhages that started in my index finger and now has spread to my thumb, but the pain in spreading to four fingers of my right hand. It becomes unbearable at times when I wake up or when I go into cold e...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a possibility of limb ischemia that is obstruction of blood flow to your hand. As it is progressive, it is likely due to an embolus (clot) getting dislodged and landing in your hand or may be due to local clot formation. I suggest you visit your specialis...  Read Full »

How to know whether I have a tumor or inflammation in my spermatic cord?

Query: Hi doctor, I have funiculitis. I have a typical swelling in the spermatic cord, and the pain comes and goes. I am suffering from this issue for the past five years. How to know if there is any tumor or inflammation or injury? Which test should I get? Initially, I had Ofloxacin course with marginal h...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think ultrasound of scrotum is greatly helpful. It may turn out to be completely normal also. Do you have a fever or any urinary symptoms?   Read Full »

I am 38 weeks pregnant, and I am worried about my ultrasound report. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 weeks pregnant. According to a color Doppler scan, it was mentioned as a single loose loop of umbilical cord noted around the fetal neck. The estimated fetal weight is 3229 g. The EDD is towards the end of this month. I wanted to ask if there are any problems and kindly mentio...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the other sonography is normal, then you should not worry about it. Wait up to the expected delivery date. If pain starts before that, then let the delivery happen. Just have to monitor fetal heart rate throughout the labor. If at any stage heart rate goes down...  Read Full »

Does daily walking cause injury to the testes?

Query: Hi doctor, My testes got injured so many times while walking and when my erection gets lost and my penis fall with some force over the testes. I had a Doppler ultrasound of my testes a month ago and it was normal. But, my testes hang low, separated and they get injured even when my underwear rub th...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. It would be helpful if you upload pictures of your scrotum. Personally, I feel there is nothing wrong or abnormal in you. For every one, testis hangs like you described and with vigorous exercise it can hurt. The daily injuries you describ...  Read Full »

Why does my testicle hurt after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I had unprotected sex last week. It was a three-hour long session and I was a little sore afterward but felt totally fine the next few days. Then, three days ago, I noticed a slight pain in my balls and the discomfort has continued until today. It is most pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, epididymitis or orchitis is the most common possibility in your scenario. It might be a mild infection. That is the reason there are no other symptoms. You could go for an ultrasound with color Doppler of the testis to confirm it. You will requ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of my severe testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. My symptoms are testicular pain and tenderness, pain in the groin's left side, sometimes pain in the bladder at the base of the penis. I am feeling like I still need to urinate after passing urine. Previous medications: Nitrofurantoin, Doxycycline, Co-Amoxicl...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be epididymo-orchitis plus prostatitis. It would be best if you started the following: Take tablet Levofloxacin 500 mg HS for four weeks, Chymoral forte 1-0-1 for four weeks, Septra DS (Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole) twice a day weeks, Alfuzosin ...  Read Full »

Please check our reports and tell us if I can conceive.

Query: Hi doctor, We have been trying to conceive for the past 3 years. My wife's report is normal. My semen analysis report is as follows. Volume 0.8 mL (2 - 6), appearance grayish white, liquefaction 60 minutes (20 - 60), viscous, pH 8.0, morphologically ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At present, are you on any medication? Did you have any other tests apart from semen examination? Your report shows decrease motility of sperms. Otherwise, all other parameters look fine. Decreased motility can be due to many reasons including smoking and alcohol. I s...  Read Full »

What could happen if my husband continues cycling with this external iliac artery occlusion?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is a fit and healthy cyclist aged 45 years. Following months of lower performance and leg numbness, we visited a vascular surgeon. An ultrasound Doppler showed a 5 cm occlusion of the left external iliac artery. ABPI (Ankle-brachial pressure index) for the left is 0.6, and ABP...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This condition must not be taken casually. If your husband continues cycling, complications may arise, further worsening his condition. The clot size may increase, causing further occlusion of the said vessel and can hamper the blood supply to the area where this ar...  Read Full »

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