Scrotal Pain

Scrotal pain commonly results from conditions like testicular torsion or sexually transmitted infection (STI). Some of the other causes are inguinal hernia, infection of the testes, kidney stones, appendicitis, and testicular injury.

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Why does the lower part of my scrotum become dark and pains when I walk?

Query: Hello doctor, One day when I masturbated, my right testicle went up, and at the same time, I felt a burning sensation in the perineal area. After ejaculation, I felt an intense pain in that area, and from that time, I always have problems walking or ejaculating. The thing that scares me is that the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arup Majumdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me tell you that the symptoms described by you suggest that you have vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels) which can cause Peyronie's disease. Moreover, it may be due to epididymo-orchitis. In this situation, I suggest non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medica...  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 Bhaskaran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 ten days it may be yellowish. In addition, I have a feeling that you are having epi...  Read Full »

I have azoospermia and rapid onset of scrotal discomfort. Is it possible to have children without using fertility treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old and have been diagnosed with Azoospermia. I have also undergone blood tests for STDs, all of which came back negative, and had a hernia procedure when I was five years old. I used to occasionally get sudden pains in the area of my scrotum. When these pains persist, I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Please help me with a few details so that we can get to the bottom of your issue. How long has it been since you were diagnosed with azoospermia? Could you please share the latest semen analysis report? How l...  Read Full »

I am a 29-year-old with mild swelling and pain in my left scrotum. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am around 29 years old, having swelling in my left scrotum and mild pain. I consulted a doctor who prescribed me Diethylcarbamazine 100 mg and Ciprofloxacin 500 mg. Unfortunately, I have had the problem again for the past few days, affecting my sexual life in my marriage. What sh...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You have recurrent epididymo-orchitis, a bacterial STD (sexually transmitted disease). The most common bacteria are Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis. I would suggest the following: Injection Ceftriaxone...  Read Full »

I have a massively swollen and hard scrotum after pus was drained from it. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a scrotal abscess and went to the hospital yesterday for treatment. They lanced and squeezed a bloody cottage cheese-like discharge from the abscess. My entire scrotum is swollen like a balloon, very tight and hard to the touch, and reddish colored. I am on antibiotics, and they...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The scrotal abscess can be challenging to deal with. A drainage procedure was the correct way to let out the pus from your scrotum. You will need a long course of antibiotics to take care of the infection. There are many reasons for a person to develop a scrotal absc...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my scrotum even after antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, A yellowish liquid was coming from the tip of my penis a year ago. I then visited a urologist. He gave me an antibiotic course for a week. It then went away. After this, two months ago, I underwent a fistula-in-ano surgery. The doctor gave me tablet Ziprax 200 DT and Painwell medicine ...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What was the histopathological examination report of the fistula track that was excised? How is the urine flow? Do you need to strain to pass urine? How many times do you need to get up at night to void? Was a urethral catheter inserted after the surgery? What ...  Read Full »

I experienced soreness in my scrotum region and could not get an erection. Why does it happen?

Query: Hi doctor, I was having an intimate moment with my partner. We were getting close, and I kept getting an erection but did not ejaculate. This went on for four hours. I then noticed a very slight tenderness in my scrotum region. I briefly experienced it even while standing. After about an hour or so,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Long erection can cause pain, and because of pain and tenderness, temporary erectile problems can occur. However, it would be best to have it checked to determine why it takes so long to ejaculate and the exact cause of tenderness. It would ...  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 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 »

What are the causes for scrotal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My scrotum pains severely. Kindly suggest some medicines.   Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Scrotal pain can be mild or moderate or severe. Kindly mention your condition of pain. The cause of scrotal pain needs to be identified and doing an ultrasound helps in having an accurate diagnosis. The first possibility is testicular torsion which needs an emergency op...  Read Full »

I feel pain and tightness in my scrotum when the weather is cold, and my right testicle is three times larger than the left. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor,I am recently having a problem with pain inside the scrotum. Usually, when it is cold, my scrotum is tight, and I feel pain on the right side, which stays for some hours and goes away and returns again. This is because the size of my right testicle is three times more than the left one....  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Whenever the climate is cold, the testicles go near the abdomen. If it is hot, then they stretch away from the abdomen. This is a normal phenomenon to maintain temperature in the testis. The right testis are usually a...  Read Full »

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