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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When to worry about a hyperechoic mass in the testicular ultrasound?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a testicle ultrasound, and the report shows a hyperechoic mass of size 3 mm. The doctor advised me to repeat the ultrasound three months later. And the report after three months shows a hyperechoic mass of size 2 mm. My doctor told me that it was fine and not to worry about. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). If you have persistent pain in the left scrotum, you might be having an inflammation of the left epididymis. It is a small structure located above the testis. Regarding...  Read Full »

Does the shape of the underwear have an impact on the testicles?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my right testicle after masturbation. The pain increased when I lie down straight or towards my right side, and it decreases when I lie towards my left side. I went to the doctor the next day. He examined my testicle and advised an ultrasound scan. Everything was normal, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Testicular pain can be annoying, and sometimes pain is also difficult to diagnose, especially in your case with a normal ultrasound report. However, the diagnosis of varicocele does match your symptoms. Sometimes varicocele diagnosis is difficult with the usual scrotal ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of painful and swollen testes?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a bulge and slight pain in my right testicle along with fever (sometimes high), excessive bloating, and pain in the groin area sometimes. My body heat also increases. Testicle bulge is making me feel uneasy, and I am worried. Please advise what might be the problem. I am suffering f...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please provide me more details? Since how long is the bulge present? Is this swelling painful to touch? Do you have any fever associated with this?  Read Full »

What are the causes and symptoms of testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my right ball. Doctor has asked me to do an ultrasound doppler of the scrotum and urine analysis. My ultrasound report is normal, but urine analysis shows a high HPF of 38 and high specific gravity of 1.037. Can I have your opinion? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from right scrotal pain. According to your urine R/M/E (urine routine and microscopy examination), the report has shown that the specific gravity of urine is high a...  Read Full »

What are the causes for scrotal pain?

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


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 emergenc...  Read Full »

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 icliniq.com. Let me tell you that the symptoms described by you suggest that you have vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels) can cause Peyronie's disease. Moreover, it may be due to epididymo orchitis. In this situation, I suggest non-steroidal antiinflammatory medication ...  Read Full »

What could this pea sized lump around my scrotum be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been kneed really hard in the groin 10 days ago while playing basketball. The pain is more of an ache that does not last long. There was immediate swelling in my scrotum around the veins and arteries above my left testicle and some minor discomfort but continued to play. I had ...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have had a blunt trauma to your scrotum almost a week back and since then have had a decrease in the swelling and no urinary complaints which are good signs. Was there ever any blood in the urine immediately after the incident? From your description, it appears...  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 »

Why do I get annoying pain in scrotal area?

Query: Hello doctor, My scrotal area is a little painful especially if I do not wear underwear. The pain is felt specifically on the vein surrounding the testicle. I believe that is the epididymis. Can you please advise if I have to go to the hospital or if I can get prescription medicine.   Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Epididymoorchitis is a painful condition and not really mild pain. It is associated with inflammation and swelling to variable size and might be associated with hydrocele collection of water around the testis. Other related condition with mild pain is varicocele which...  Read Full »

How to treat chronic scrotal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have scrotal pain for the past one year and my ultrasound is normal. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have scrotal pain while standing? Or is it there while lying down also? Do your profession involve standing for long hours? Any urinary complaints like frequency, urgency, poor stream, nocturia, dribbling, or burning micturation? Is the ultrasound you have don...  Read Full »

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