Testicular Pain

Pain in either one or both testes is known as testicular pain. It may be caused by various conditions ranging from simple to serious. The possible causes include testicular torsion, epididymitis, kidney stones, hernia, and injury.

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Can the reason for my testicular pain be detected with the help of an ultrasound report?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had testicle pain for the last three months since unprotected sex. My throat was red, which had now subsided. The intensity of neck pain has reduced but is still present. I have had constant testicle pain for the past three months. So, can you please interpret my ultrasound? I beli...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the ultrasound, you got right testicular inflammation, and on both sides, you have varicocele which is dilatation of your veins. Treating of inflammation can be done by taking antibiotics. I suggest you take- 1) Tablet Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for a week. 2...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the slight bleeding from my penis three days after getting hit on my testicle accidentally?

Query: Hello doctor, Three days ago, I got hit on my testicle accidentally. My dog hit me again on the same testicle, and I was in pain for ten minutes. It got bruised the next day. Today after urination, I noticed a small drop of blood from my penis. Should I be worried? Kindly advise.   Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will surely help you out. A physical examination and ultrasound scan are essential because you had an injury on the testicle. Also, a drop of blood in the urine can be due to a testicular injury or an injury to nearby structures. If the ...  Read Full »

What do the stone-like structures in my abdominal CT suggest?

Query: Hello doctor,I had an abdominal CT done for pain in my lower abdomen, groin, and testicle that resulted after a sudden twisting movement. The report did not really address a cause for any of the pain, though when I was looking at the images, I noticed what appeared to be two stones of some sort on m...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. You might be referring to the two tiny stone-like densities to the right of the midline. Let me reassure you that it is not a stone which we are seeing. It is below the...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my groin pain radiating to my lower back and lower abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had some pain in my groin and left testicle; sometimes, the pain would shoot to my lower back and lower abdomen for the past year. I have an ultrasound, and the doctor said nothing is wrong with my kidneys and spleen. However, I have done an ultrasound of my testicles, and the doct...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Varicocele is dilatation of testicular veins and can cause less number of sperms and and their reduced motility which can cause pain. Varicocele grade 2 or above on ultrasound which causes pain or low sperm counts, should be treated. Treatment is by surgical ligation. I...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex and developed itching, burning sensation, sores, rectal pain, and testicular pain that persists even after taking antibiotics. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. My symptoms started after non-protected sex with a 34-year-female. I had occasional itching on the scrotum and bottom of the shaft, some weird sensation and pain at the top of the penis with occasional sores like balanitis, periodic burning at urination, rectal...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms may be due to UTI (urinary tract infection), prostatitis, or psychological. I would suggest, Drink more fluids and water. Avoid friction and irritation. Wear loose cotton inners. Consult a urologist if needed. Go for urine culture and sensitivity. Then y...  Read Full »

I have been feeling a little pain in my penis for about three weeks. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been feeling a little pain in my penis for about three weeks. It does not hurt too bad now, but I am afraid it will get worse. It is a dull pain inside my penis close to my testicle on the right side. I am thinking it might be soreness. I have not had sex, but I do masturbate. I was...  Read Full »


Dr. Dr.saurabh Raj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It may be due to a natural cremasteric reflex. Masturbating in excess for more than four times a day can also cause this. Heavy exercise may also be one of the reasons. Avoid lifting heavyweight, wear a supporter while working out, and ge...  Read Full »

I have pain and discomfort in my right testicle with mild swelling. What can be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain and discomfort in my right testicle. I think it has slightly swollen (not sure). I am not sure if it is a sexually transmitted infection or something different. I had STI three years ago, and I hope it is not that again. I was taking a tablet Cipro. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain in testis can have many causes like infectious and non infectious. One is STD (sexually transmitted disease) or even urinary tract infection others like varicocele hydrocele or hernia. If you got recent sexual intercourse and you got urinary symptoms like urethral ...  Read Full »

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 iCliniq.com. 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 »

I am addicted to masturbation, and I have developed testicular and back pain. Can you please help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old male, and I have occasionally been suffering from severe back pain for about a year now. In addition, I have experienced vague pain in my testicles for the past two weeks. Could it be an effect of masturbation? I am addicted to this habit and have been masturbating thre...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and am sorry for such discomfort. Yes, excessive masturbation can result in testicular pain. But other relevant medical history has to be ruled out before making excessive masturbation the cause of the above problem. Do you have any histor...  Read Full »

Will a traumatic testicular dislocation affect the fertility of my brother?

Query: Hi doctor, My older brother suffered a traumatic testicular dislocation. What is the best way he can sleep comfortably? What is the estimated recovery time? Will it affect his fertility? He had a scrotal hematocele from another testicular trauma, so I am worried about him. He also had a incarcerat...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There should not be any problem with the testis due to scrotal hematocele, as it was treated. He can sleep in any comfortable position as he likes. Just tell him to avoid lifting heavy weights and exercising for three weeks. Thanks. For more information consult a ur...  Read Full »

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