Epididymo-orchitis

Inflammation of the epididymis that is the coiled tube on top of the testes is called epididymo-orchitis. The symptoms include swelling, pain, and tenderness in the scrotum, fluid around the testes, blood in semen, painful urination, and fever. Some of the causes are sexually transmitted infections, bacterial infections, trauma, and tuberculosis.

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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

Urologist, Andrologist

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 require antibioti...  Read Full »

What could be the painful swelling on the scrotum with discomfort?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I have swelling in my right scrotum for two days which was painful on the first day but not painful now. But it is causing me discomfort.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain and swelling of the scrotum have few causes. 1. Epididymo-orchitis (inflammation of cord and testis). 2. Torsion twist of cord on its access. 3. Hernia. 4. Skin and scrotal edema. Inflammation of testis or epididymis can be due to urinary infection or sexually...  Read Full »

What causes mild pain in the left groin area and testicle?

Query: Mild pain started last night in left groin area( increases while moving) and mild pain also started in left testicle(not continous but happens sharply while changing body postures or breathing deeply). No nausea, no vomit, no other issues. Male, 20, not on any medications ? ?  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi and thanks for consulting us Left groin pain radiating to left testicle can be due to left ureteric stone or left epididymoorchitis or left small inguinal hernia. Left ureteric stone is characterized by lion to groin pain some times if the stone in the left lower ureter pain can be from groin r...  Read Full »

Why has my right testicle swollen to the size of a tennis ball?

Query: I am a 55 year old white male height 6' weight 185, just last night I noticed my right testicle had swollen to the size of a tennis ball. Sore to ty he touch. I have no medical insurance. What should I do.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi and thank you for consulting us Painful swelling in scrotum mainly caused by epididymoorchitis ( inflammation of Testis and epididymis) it cause swelling and pain it’s mainly caused by sexual transmitted infection or urinary obstruction like enlargement of prostate or stricture in urethra and ...  Read Full »

Are my testicles paining due to testicular torsion?

Query: I have to severe pain in my testicles lately. But I know I did 3 scam about a week ago, It says Testicles is fine and normal testicular blood flow. Everything is normal from the 3 Doppler Scrotal Scan Result. About 4 days, I notice that, my testicles at the right is always facing another direction. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi Thanks for consulting me Sever testicular pain most common differential diagnosis is epididymoorchitis and torsion is the ultrasound confirmed good blood flow it means at the time of the scan no torsion it might be epididymoorchitis ( inflammation ) which is mild that time it can be intermittent...  Read Full »

Why do I get dull testicular pain while standing for a while?

Query: Hello doctor, My left testicle has a dull ache when I stand for a period of time. I can also see an enlarged vein on my testicle. It goes away when I sit or lay down for a little bit. I will attach a picture of the vein.  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think it is a hernia. Kindly give some other details. Do it have cough impulse (it means the swelling expands upon coughing, it is said to have a cough impulse). Can you get over the swelling? (this means when swelling is there are you able to pinch your spermatic ...  Read Full »

Why does the cyst in my testicle become large while putting pressure on it?

Query: Hello doctor, When I am trying to pass stools my testicles get really big, also there is a cyst in my right testicle. Besides this, I have pain in my lower back. What is your advice to get the cyst killed and get back to normal? If necessary, I can send photos. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the history you have told, it seems like a hydrocele or an inguinal hernia with extension into the scrotum. If possible do send the pictures for a better idea. And also answer these questions. Do you suffer from constipation? Any abdominal pain? Any fever? Any iss...  Read Full »

Is there any concern with one testis being longer than the other?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain on both of my testicles but the pain is more focused on the left. I did blood and urinary tests, ultrasound and CT scan but all were negative. I do not have the pain in the same way it was but then I feel like it is a little longer than my right and also heavy. What c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your queries. You have bilateral testicular pain, discomfort, and heaviness. And all investigations are within the normal limits. It would have been great if you had uploaded those reports. However, do not worry. If USG testis with Doppler study...  Read Full »

Is it normal for the color of semen to differ?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I have been dealing with erectile dysfunction for nearly three years now. My sex drives do come and go, but it is based on the quality of my semen comes out. Sometimes, I have a good sex drive along with a good hard and my semen will come out rich white and a norm...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your descriptions are absolutely right. The semen looks different at times depending upon how frequently you masturbate. If you masturbate weekly twice, then it will be white and once in 10 days it may be yellowish. In addition, I have a feeling that you are having epidid...  Read Full »

What could cause mild pain in testis with walking difficulty and mild abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old. I have mild pain in left testes and it hangs more than usual. This happens for the last four to five days. I feel discomfort during walking and mild pain in the lower abdomen just above the left testicle. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope you are doing well. Coming back to your query, I think you are having an infection in your left testis a condition known as Epididymo-orchitis. First, you have to give yourself scrotal support (a langot /relatively small V shaped underwear) to support your testes ...  Read Full »

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