Orchitis is inflammation of testicles caused by bacterial or viral infections. The most common causes are sexually transmitted diseases, mumps, etc. It causes swelling, pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. It may lead to testicular atrophy and infertility. For treatment, the underlying condition is treated, and anti-inflammatory drugs are given. The application of an ice pack and rest will help to relieve pain.

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Will different testicle sizes affect the 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 M.

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 »

Why are my testes swollen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have fever of 38 to 38.5 over past seven days. Right testicle swollen for the past five days and left testicle swollen for the past four days. On IV antibiotics, Cravit and Doribax (which replaced Rochephin). C-reactive test above 231. The doctors still cannot identify the cause. An...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from bilateral epididymo-orchitis (infection of the testis). You need to rule out any obstruction in your urine tract which might cause this. Do you have any difficulty in passing urine? Or any problem with urine flow? Get done with uroflowmery test w...  Read Full »

I am having painful ejaculations and erectile dysfunction for the past six months. Can you help?

Query: Hello doctor, Six months ago, I started having painful ejaculations and erectile dysfunction. The ejaculations are not painful anymore, but the erectile dysfunction is still present. Even Trimix is not working. I also noticed semen comes out in my urine sometimes. When my girlfriend masturbates with...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. There are multiple causes of erectile dysfunction. Pain in your testes during ejaculation can be a sign of a testicular infection called orchitis. Proper diagnosis requires a physical examination by a urologist and a scan of the scrotu...  Read Full »

Why do I have testicular pain after lifting a heavy object?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I have a dull pain in my right testicle leading to my abdomen. I believe it started when I lifted something heavy. At the moment, it is a dull pain but, if I feel it, then it is worse. I am currently out of my home country on work and do not want to go to a loc...  Read Full »

Dr. Pratyush Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding a pain in the right testicle after lifting a heavy object. It would be helpful to know some more details. Does lifting the scrotum relieve you of the pain? Is there a history of fever? In the case of an acute onset pain, it i...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing yellow urine and slight soreness near my left testicles for the past few days. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing yellow urine for the past 4 to 5 days and slight soreness near my left testis.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms point to a testicular infection called orchitis (inflammation of one or both testicles). In addition, your blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity) show diabetes (a group of diseases that result in too...  Read Full »

Are my testicles paining due to testicular torsion?

Query: Hi doctor, I have severe pain in my testicles. I have done three scans before a week. It shows normal results. My testicle is fine with normal blood flow. All the results are normal except the result shown in three doppler scrotal scan reports. Before four days, I noticed that my testicle at the ri...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Severe testicular pain occurs due to epididymal-orchitis and your ultrasound showed a good blood flow (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It means that there is no torsion at the time of the scan. You can have intermittent torsion. Therefore proper history...  Read Full »

Why do I testicular pain if I do not masturbate or have sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is 33 years old with a weight of 95 kg and 5 feet 9 inches height. He has been having pain in his scrotum and testis area for the past 6 to 7 years after every 2 to 3 days whenever he does not masturbate or does not have sexual intercourse. If he masturbates daily or has se...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. He has persistent testicular pain which develops usually when he does not masturbate or have sex. If the pain is persistent and is severe then that should be evaluated. The causes should be ruled out in order to make the diagnosis. Infe...  Read Full »

My testicle is swelling up. What can be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, Since past 3 days my right testicle is swelling up day by day. I am not able to walk properly. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description of symptoms is suggestive of orchitis (inflammation of testis) or swelling of testicle. Or inguinal hernia on the right side of hydrocele. If there is pain and redness, it is orchitis or if the swelling increases during coughing and reduces on lying do...  Read Full »

I have discomfort and pain in testicles due to bike ride. Please advise remedies.

Query: Hello doctor, For the last three days, I am feeling minor discomfort and pain in the testicles. I feel it could be due to my constant bike drive. Can you just advise me what can be the treatment for it? I do not face any problem during intercourse. I do not even see swelling yet when I touch the pa...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the mentioned history, you are having pain in the testis and slight swelling is there. So, orchitis-like testicular inflammation has to be ruled out and for that, it is better to investigate with ultrasonography of the testis. For pain and inflammation ...  Read Full »

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