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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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I have soreness in my scrotum and could not get an erection. Why?

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 »

There is pain on the right side of my scrotum. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, For about two weeks, I have a slight discomfort on the right side of my scrotum when the testicles are retracted. It is an uncomfortable pain. When the testicles are warmer and the scrotum is down, I feel no pain at all. I am currently on Zyrtec. I have done a self-examination and the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It could be a muscle pain or varicocele. So, relax and do not worry at all. Ask your primary care doctor to have an ultrasound of the scrotum done with a color Doppler. The final diagnosis can be had only after the ultrasound report has arrived. Regards.  Read Full »

How to manage testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel pain on my right testicle when I touch it. I have consulted a doctor and he asked me to do some tests. I have all the reports and I am attaching those here. Please give me some medication.  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All reports are normal except you have two small stones in kidney but nothing to worry about stones. Regarding testis pain, you should avoid wearing tight jeans and clothes. Use prope...  Read Full »

Please help me by answering questions on epididymal cyst.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old male, 5 feet 11 inches, 203 lbs. I have questions about epididymal cyst.  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query, and I would like to know a few more details. Do you have any symptoms like scrotal pain, pain during intercourse/masturbation? Do you have details regarding the size of the cyst? Generally, asymptomatic epididymal cyst needs no treatment if...  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 Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 ul...  Read Full »

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. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 the small h...  Read Full »

Is it possible to have children in case of azoospermia?

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 t...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to 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 long have you...  Read Full »

I have a little swelling in my spermatic cord and funiculitis, based on my ultrasound report. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,Above the left scrotum, I have a little swelling in my spermatic cord (where the cord and scrotum meet), which is written as mild left funiculitis in the ultrasound report. I have visited a urologist, and he advised me to take Signoflam and Clasitil 500 mg, which I have taken for two weeks...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. What is your age? Considering you are a middle-aged male, nondiabetic, with no urinary symptoms, and developed a funiculitis with pain and swelling. I suggest you get USG (ultrasonography) of KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder X-ray), and X-ray ...  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 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 »

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