Scrotal Support

Scrotal support is used in the treatment of testicular pain and other conditions of the scrotum. Conditions like hydrocele and varicocele require treatment unless it is large or is causing some symptoms. In such cases, temporary relief is given with the help of scrotal support.

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Should I consult a doctor for intermittent testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling a little pain in the right part of my testicles for less than a month. The pain is very mild and does not cause any trouble otherwise. It lasts for around two to three days, disappears, and comes back every month mostly. As per my doctor's recommendation, I did a ur...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query, and it does not seem to be a significant problem. I suggest you follow the instructions given below; 1. Keep yourself active by involving in physical activities and regular exercise. 2. Wear scrotal support while you work or sit in an upright pos...  Read Full »

Does varicocele affect the fertility potential?

Query: Hi doctor,I was currently diagnosed with small varicoceles via an ultrasound. I am a frequent weightlifter, and I worry that the continuation of lifting weights will lead to the varicoceles worsening and affecting my testosterone. My urologist said they are not bad enough for any surgical procedure ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Yes, you can use scrotal support while doing weight lifting. Varicocele does not affect testosterone levels. What happens in varicocele is that there is dilatation of veins in the scrotum or testes to increase the temperature of the scrotum, and hence sperms become...  Read Full »

Does daily walking cause injury to the testes?

Query: Hi doctor, My testes got injured so many times while walking and when my erection gets lost and my penis fall with some force over the testes. I had a Doppler ultrasound of my testes a month ago and it was normal. But, my testes hang low, separated and they get injured even when my underwear rub th...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please relax and do not worry. It would be helpful if you upload pictures of your scrotum. Personally, I feel there is nothing wrong or abnormal in you. For every one, testis hangs like you described and with vigorous exercise it can hurt. The daily injuries you describ...  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 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 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 Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 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 »

What could cause mild pain in testis with walking difficulty and mild abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old. I have mild pain in left testes and it hangs more than usual. This happens for the last four to five days. I feel discomfort during walking and mild pain in the lower abdomen just above the left testicle. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hope you are doing well. Coming back to your query, I think you are having an infection in your left testis a condition known as Epididymo-orchitis. First, you have to give yourself scrotal support (a langot /relatively small V shaped underwear) to support your testes ...  Read Full »

Why do I have problem in bowel movement without abdominal hernia?

Query: Hello doctor, I was doing crunches (exercise) three years ago, something went wrong near my left side abdomen I mean the left side of belly button portion. I feel a kind of knot sensation. I cannot evacuate properly even if my stool is soft. I cannot pass gas and urine comes slowly unless gas is f...  Read Full »

Dr. Asma Sajid Shaikh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query in detail and it seems as if you might be suffering from a femoral hernia. Though less common in men than an Inguinal hernia, it does cause the kind of symptoms you seem to be facing. Long term solution is obviously surgery, but since we do no...  Read Full »

What causes stomach pain and testicle pain?

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 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 »

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