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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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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 Sameer 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 »

Will testicle area be quite strong and able to withstand mild trauma?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 65-year-old male taking Levothyroxine sodium for hypothyroidism. I have slight malaise, tiredness, stress. I was engaging in some rough and tumble horseplay two days ago with a friend when they accidentally reached out and grabbed my testicles. Just for a split second, it did not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.It is very unlikely to develop any complications, considering the mild nature of trauma, and it usually happens immediately after the trauma. As you mentioned that there are no residual symptoms, so it was no permanent damage. So if we think history-wise and from your de...  Read Full »

Can erectile dysfunction cause pain in ankles, legs, and thighs?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my ankles, legs, thighs, and testicles. The pain is sharp, sometimes randomly, with erectile dysfunction. I wake up, and it slowly gets worse. Last week it got worse. Yesterday it was much more noticeable and did not go away and increased throughout the day. And today, it is...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can very well understand how difficult this situation must be for you. What caught my attention is that you mentioned pain in the testicles. Sometimes the severe mistake is made to attribute testicular pain to some issue with the spinal disks or other neurological pro...  Read Full »

Can chronic constipation cause prostatitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have been suffering from bladder and lower back pain for about six months now. I have been to the doctor several times and each time the test was negative for infection. I used to get relief from symptoms once I take the antibiotics, but the pain will recur. I do not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gopinath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you suspect the symptoms might be due to chronic prostatitis or a similar entity chronic prostatic pain syndrome. It needs a per rectal examination. Per rectal examination is not that painful as you suspect. Urine culture after a per rectal examination will turn to be ...  Read Full »

I have dull tight pain in testicles and spermatic cord all the time. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old male and have been experiencing a dull, tight pain on the back of my testicles and in the spermatic cord. Sometimes it feels like a rough scraping inside my scrotum. The pain is debilitating, and I have had it for about six months now. It started on the backside of my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history and clinical symptoms are suggestive of epididymo-orchitis of both testes. You told that you have undergone a number of investigations. It would have been convenient for me if you had uploaded the same. Anyway, you need a clinical examination too. So you need...  Read Full »

Why do I testicular pain if I do not masturbate or have sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is 33 years old with a weight of 209 pounds and 5 feet 9 inches height. He has been having pain in his scrotum and testis area for the past six to seven years after every 2 to 3 days whenever he does not masturbate or does not have sexual intercourse. If he masturbates daily...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. He has persistent testicular pain which develops usually when he does not masturbate or have sex. If the pain is persistent and is severe then that should be evaluated. The causes should be ruled out in order to make the diagnosis. Infe...  Read Full »

Why do my testicles hurt if I do not ejaculate?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I have noticed that at certain times when I am with my fiancee, I experience excessive semen leakage that leads to my testicles hurting very bad, and I also cannot urinate during this time. I would like to know what can be done to stop this, so anything will be appreciated. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is natural to have secretions when you are with your fiancee. It is nature's way to make good lubrication to avoid painful intercourse. Testicular heaviness is due to cremaster pulling them up if not excessive is natural. Unable to urinate is due to bladder neck clo...  Read Full »

I have testicle pain after an episode of mumps. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I had mumps five months ago and after that, I started to have an infection in my left testes. It was swollen and now it has shrunk to almost half the size of the¬†other one. As I am sexually active, I feel a pain in each of the vas deferens after sex. If I do not have sex for days, the...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You had mumps and this is a viral infection known to cause an inflammation of the testis in some cases. Since this is a viral infection, and in most cases, a spontaneous recovery is seen, I do not see any benefit in giving antibiotics. Th...  Read Full »

I experience abnormal heat near the anus and testicles after unprotected sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, After having unprotected sex, two to three hours later, I started to have abnormal heat in my anus, and between my testicles and anus, I took Ceftriaxone, but it did not help. What can I do? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Regarding sexually transmitted infection (STI), it is important to follow up with a doctor. Ceftriaxone is a common antibiotic used to treat certain STIs, such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, but it may not be effective agai...  Read Full »

Why does my left testicle hang horizontally?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 22 years old and yesterday, I noticed that my left testicle hangs horizontally instead of vertically. It is noticeably lower than the other one, and my scrotum appears larger and hangs much lower. A week ago, I experienced a stretching sensation on the left side of my penis, similar t...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. Based on your symptoms and test results, it is likely that you are dealing with left epididymo-orchitis, an infection affecting both the epididymis a...  Read Full »

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