Ultrasound Scrotum

About "Ultrasound Scrotum"

Ultrasound scrotum is a test used to diagnose conditions affecting the scrotum like testicular pain or mass. Here, sound waves are used to produce images of the inside of the scrotum. It is used to diagnose varicocele, hydrocele, undescended testicles, testicular injury, and tumor or cyst in the scrotum.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

Having pain in my scrotum after having sex or cycling for long. Can you suggest any treatments?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old married man, and I was hit by a cricket ball on my scrotum¬†while playing cricket two years ago. I consulted a doctor, and he told me that there is nothing to worry after seeing no swelling. The sensitive pain lasted for 10 days, after which it vanished. But after fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You do not have any physical problems, as your ultrasound scrotum is normal. You have idiopathic testicular pain. It happens after heavy gym exercise or in your case cycling. Th...  Read Full »

Which test can find the reason for small testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 26 years old. My testicles used to hang low. I mainly think it was due to over masturbation. Five years back I got water in my testicles. The doctor said that it was due to the balls rubbing while sitting and he gave me medicine. I got well, but my right testicle got small...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you may have varicocele which are dilated veins of the testis. Varicocele causes small size testis. I suggest you get ultrasound scrotum done. It will give the reason for small size testis. For more information consult a urologist online --> https://www.i...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of testicular cancer and how it differs from varicocele?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the difference in symptoms in testicular cancer and a varicocele?  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Testicular cancer will have painless testicular lump, swelling of scrotum, swollen lymph nodes, or weight loss. Varicocele will have infertility dragging testicular pain, lump or swelling above testis in spermatic cord. Best to differentiate between two is ultrasound...  Read Full »

Is an ultrasound not essential to detect the cause of lump in testicle?

Query: Hello doctor, My 24 year old son discovered a small lump in his testicle about a month ago. He saw a urologist immediately who did a physical exam, drew some blood and took a urine specimen. He said that the lump was located on the back of the testicle and most likely a benign cyst. We had a follow...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. Testicular lumps are very common in young people. As your urologist has examined you, there are high chances of it being a benign cyst arising from the epididymis. But, I will suggest an ultrasound scrotum just to be sure and confirm it is ...  Read Full »

I have dull testicle pain and intermittent stomach pain. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48 year old. I was never sick, I never go to a doctor. I do not take medications. I have worked out for 30 years five times a week. Nothing real heavy these days (treadmill three times a week - fast walking). Symptoms started about a month ago with intermittent dull stomach pai...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per me, there are two possibilities. You just need to rule out varicocele (less chances). These symptoms are due to musculoskeletal origin from groin (because of workout and running). This is quite common in people who do regular workout and exercises. I wi...  Read Full »

Why do my penis and testes not hang down normally?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male who is around 5 feet 5 inches. My issue is that my penis does not hang down normally, it sticks out when flaccid. Also my testes do not hang down and I am not sure if I have testes at all.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern for your symptoms. Testes will be inside scrotum like small balls in small sack. Depending on blood supply and temperature, the scrotum hangs and constricts. If you have doubt, warm your hands and slowly massage to find out your testes or i...  Read Full »

Please suggest some treatment for testicular pain.

Query: Hello doctor, About a week ago, I started feeling some dull ache in my right testicle and the scrotum area. The pain radiates to my right leg also like cramps. It is like sore scrotum. The pain usually comes and goes, especially during riding bike, sitting in office and laying down on my sides. I do...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. This pain you are getting is because of varicocele. It is a typical dragging pain, which occurs in varicocele. I suggest the following medicines. Please consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. Tablet ...  Read Full »

What causes testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have mild pain in right testicle for a week. The nerves connecting to the right testicle are always in strain mainly in the area of epididymis and vas deference. It pains when I walk, jump, rub or masturbate. I get random swelling, irritation and pain in my right test...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh S Pandya


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I believe you are having one of the following: Chronic inflammation of prostate (prostatitis) with pain being referred to testis. Pelvic pain syndrome with primary involvement of testis. Very rarely ureteric stones for repeated testicular tor...  Read Full »

Even after 4 years of hernia surgery I have trouble near groin. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a right inguinal hernia laparoscopic surgery four years back. After about 10 days of surgery, I started walking for about 4 to 5 km. The first two days, I did not feel any trouble. But, on the third day of my walk, I begun to feel trouble in the area of the groin and felt weak to...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivekanandan G


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hernia surgery involves placement of a prolene mesh in the area of weakness, which promotes vigorous fibrosis. So, it is only normal to experience mild discomfort on the side of surgery. If it is not troubling you too much, then it is better to leave it alone, because any...  Read Full »

My testicle sizes are different. Will it be an issue in my visa medical test?

Query: Hi doctor, I was attacked by mumps around three years back and now my testicle sizes are different. So, I wanted to know about the treatment. Will I get rejected in visa medical test? I am a petroleum engineer. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details posted. The difference in size of the testicles is mainly because of two reasons, orchitis and hydrocele. Orchitis is inflammation of the testicles, which has happened three years back due to mumps. There will be redness, pain and ...  Read Full »

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