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 mild testicular and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old with a weight of 83 kilograms and a height of six feet. I have mild testicular pain with mild back pain. It is not constant throughout the day. It is all of a sudden and I have this pain for three days.   Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This type of discomfort occurs in young men. It can occur due to unsatisfying masturbation or due to episodes of sterile prostatitis. These symptoms rarely occur in testicular cancer. This is very unlikely and young men are at higher risk and it is completely curable in...  Read Full »

Will Candid-B help in fungal infection on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have prescribed Candid B ointment for penis fungal infection. I have been using it for four years, almost every day. Now, for the past two weeks, I have testicular pain, mostly in the right testicle. All investigations are done, including USG, Doppler, and oncology tests. All are fi...  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Dermatologist, Venereologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Candid B is a steroid and should not be used for long. Switch to plain Candid cream for fungal infection. You can also add any anti-allergic like tablet Allegra (Fexofenadine) 120 once or twice daily as required and after stopping Candid-B. Otherwise, you can visit y...  Read Full »

Could epididymitis gets cured by doing surgery?

Query: Hi doctor,Recently, I was diagnosed with epididymitis. I have pain behind my right testicle. I took Doxycycline for ten days and I stopped it. After that, I took Ciprofloxacin for five days. I do not have changes so far and I am worried. Do I need surgery to remove my epididymis?   Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Epididymoorchitis is an inflammatory condition and it usually settles down by taking antibiotics. The response depends on the causative organism. Usually, culture gives a clear picture of the type of organism and shows the type of antibiotics that works efficiently agai...  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

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Can excessive masturbation cause testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old and I have been suffering from left testicular pain for the past four years. I went to the hospital when it began and an ultrasound was done. It was found normal in terms of size and texture. It does not indicate a hydrocele. Before doing an ultrasound, urine analysis w...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very sad to learn about your problem. But at the same time, it is good to hear that you have done sonographies already. Masturbation is a common cause. I do not recommend medication and try to change your habit. Please stop doing masturbation. After some weeks, you...  Read Full »

Why am I having testicular pain after an unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, After having unprotected sex, I have acute testicular pain with pain in the buttocks on the left side. I also have knee pain on the left side with a white rash on the scrotum with genital itchiness. I also have a burning sensation at the end of urination and generalized weakness without ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having testicular pain after unprotected sex indicates an infection and it needs to be investigated. You need to send the investigations done and I will help you treat the condition.   Read Full »

Can grade 1 seminoma spread from one testicle to the other?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 44-year-old male. Last month, I was diagnosed with stage 1 seminoma in the right testicle and had Rio surgery four weeks ago today. I am beginning adjuvant treatment in the next few weeks. Last week, I experienced symptoms on the left side, and I am curious about what it may be. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinniq.com. Stage 1 seminoma has a good prognosis, and cure is almost 100 % after adjuvant therapy. I do not think this pain is related to cancer or recurrence, as cancers are painless. It might be vague pain as it radiates to many places, and if it is mild, I suggest you leave ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of my severe testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. My symptoms are testicular pain and tenderness, pain in the groin's left side, sometimes pain in the bladder at the base of the penis. I am feeling like I still need to urinate after passing urine. Previous medications: Nitrofurantoin, Doxycycline, Co-Amoxicl...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be epididymo-orchitis plus prostatitis. It would be best if you started the following: Take tablet Levofloxacin 500 mg HS for four weeks, Chymoral forte 1-0-1 for four weeks, Septra DS (Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole) twice a day weeks, Alfuzosin ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my testicle, groin, and abdomen after a vasectomy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a vasectomy two months back, and I had extreme pain with ejaculation the first several times and severe pain. Meanwhile, I felt testicle pain and radiation of pain to my groin snd abdomen with some nausea. So I did the NSAIDs protocol, and it never resolved. So the urologist gets a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting us. Your pain after vasectomy, which was done three months back, reexploration and removal of the granuloma, and persistent pain in the testis, might be due to PVPS (post-vasectomy pain syndrome). But a diagnosis of pain syndrome is when this pain co...  Read Full »

Can ejaculation cause pain in my lest testis?

Query: Hello, I just want to ask a question regarding the pain in my left groin and to my left testes when I am ejaculating/having sex and masturbating. After I orgasm, the pain will subside and will feel normal again. The pain is tolerable. Hoping for your response soon.  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Dear, Please rest assured that you don’t have a nerve damage. However, we must rule out three possible reasons: inflammation of the epididymis, a cyst, and testicular cancer. The last one is of greatest importance since lower back pain can also by a symptom if it. This is done by a urologist...  Read Full »

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