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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Why do I have recurrent pain and swelling in my right testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my right testicle, and it is swollen. I took Nobel tablet 100 mg, and I had relief from pain for 3 to 4 days. But from the fifth day, I again had mild pain. Please suggest any medical treatment for it. I also have kidney stones.  Read Full »


Dr. Madhumati Varma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have a fever? Is the testis hot to touch? Is the testis enlarged? If yes, I suggest you try taking the following antibiotic and painkiller: Clavamox (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid), a week. Ibrufen, thrice daily, until you have pain. If it does not improve, then...  Read Full »

My left testicle feels tender after my friend spat on me during a hand job. why?

Query: Hello doctor,I got a hand job from a friend. She spat on it a few times for lubrication. A few days later, my left testicle feels a bit tender, it is very mild, though, and I am urinating more frequently. I also feel a slight pressure on the head of my penis. In the morning it is fine, I do not have...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in. I understand your concern. Urine analysis will be negative because the genital system and urinary system are separate. I think you have an inflammation of your prostate. To check it, you need to undergo a semen culture test rather than a ur...  Read Full »

Will epididymitis cause prolonged testicular pain associated with pain in the lower abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old unmarried male. My spermatic cords and other nerves connecting both the testicles pain considerably for prolonged hours. Especially after getting aroused, pain is there (usually it happens when I get aroused but did not discharge my semen). Both the testicles feel tend...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. A lot of reason for your issue, it can be: 1) Prone masturbation can cause pain due to injury. 2) Holding or prolonging orgasm during masturbation. 3) Epididymitis is Inflammation of the tube, back of the testicle that carr...  Read Full »

How to cure sore throat, persistent pain in my left testicles and improve my general health?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been feeling tired most of the time with a sore throat that lasted for over nine months. Now, one of my testicles (left) has been painful for the past two weeks, and my health, in general, is not good. I am not taking any medication. What could be the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and will help you. I want to tell you that sore throat and left ball pain is not linked. They are two separate entities. Now, because these diseases occur in Continuum, you have generalized poor health. You said the sore throat is over, b...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my penis and testis when I get sexually excited?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. When I talk to my girlfriend over phone sometimes I get sexually excited and I feel pain in my penis and testis. What do I do. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned that whenever you talk to your girlfriend over phone you get excited. Excitement during sexual talks is a natural process and not a disease. I think it is very natural to get excited sexually, sometimes even during simple talk. However you have not men...  Read Full »

I have pain in my left testicle with erectile dysfunction. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old male, and I am experiencing pain in my left testicle. The intensity of pain varies. After the episodes of pain, I have had erectile dysfunction for the past week. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Is there any change in your testis size? Is it tender to touch?The common causes of testicular pain in your age are:Varicocele (dilated veins around testes).Hydrocele (fluid-filled around testes).Orchitis (testicular infection).And these conditions can eventually cause e...  Read Full »

Should I continue taking antibiotics for the recurring pain in the testicle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54 year old man, 5 feet and 8 inches, weighing 146 pounds. About six weeks ago, I started having intermittent pains and discomfort in my right testicle. Sometimes it was a dull ache, sometimes a sharper, stabbing pain. It seemed to radiate from a spermatocele cyst, which I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Epididymitis or epididymo orchitis takes a long time to cure completely. Often, the antibiotic course has to be prolonged for up to three months. You would be lucky if it is cured in 14 days. If the pain is still there, antibiotic has to be continued along with the an...  Read Full »

The pain in my left testicle is not getting reduced despite taking medications. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had thickening of my left spermatic cord and pain in my left testicle for over one and a half years. It all started after unprotected anal and oral sex. I have got MRI and nerve block done. But the pain still persists. I am taking a pain management course, Pregabid NT 75, Pregabid 5...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. This is a previous infection caused by unprotected sex and leads to fibrosis around the cord; hence there is pain, step ladder treatment which is analgesia tablets local injections and that you already tried. Now next is going to be surgery which is called denerva...  Read Full »

Why are my testicles saggy and painful?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a sharp pain in my left testicle for four days with mild abdominal pain and constipation. Also, my testicles seem saggy and hanging. Recently, I am having a problem with erection. Although I get hard, I ejaculate very soon. I am in a pre-diabetes phase where my fasting bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have multiple issues to discuss, and I would discuss them one after the other. Mild left testicular pain, oligospermia, and infertility are related to varicocele, which is a dilatation of veins around your testis. It increases temperature and decrease...  Read Full »

Why is my right testicle heavy and voluminous than the left?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a lot of issues with my penis. I was tested for all STDs, and the results were negative. I have constant pain in my right testicle, and it feels heavy and voluminous compared to the left. My foreskin and glans are constantly red and dry. The tip of my penis gets red afte...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. According to your statement, you have been suffering from penile problems. According to the pictures provided here (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), you may suffer from lumps and bumps on the tip of your penis that ...  Read Full »

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