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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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

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Can left testicle pain result from wearing tight pants?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. Two to three months ago, I started to have pain on my left testicle whenever I go out as I am usually at home. I speculate that I have varicocele as upon doing a self-examination, I found that the veins were bigger than the other testicle. There were no lumps found,...  Read Full »

Dr. Devendra


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Testicular pain with no obvious pathology on physical examination is common in young boys. As the testes descend through the lower abdominal wall, they carry spiral muscle which keeps them suspended in a dynamic position. Contraction of these muscles gives rise to pa...  Read Full »

Why do I have unbearable pain after getting an atomic wedgie?

Query: Hello, recently I had a dispute with my girlfriend that ended with her giving me an atomic wedgie. Ever since I got that wedgie, I have been unable to sit down or bend over without pain. There is no visible damage, however the pain is unbearable and occurs often. This has been going on for just over...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi sir Welcome to icliniq Sir where do you feel pain? On the testicles ? Or in pelvic region? Actually sir there can be injuries because male testis are very sensitive. Even small rough touch can lead to injury and pain. Due to such act it’s possible there is swelling and inflammation. Becau...  Read Full »

Will Humira worsen prostatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on Humira weekly for Crohn's. I just finished a few weeks ago, a 9-week course of Encort and on my last week of rectal uceris both steroids. My symptoms are testicular pain, burning during and after urination, groin pain, scrotal pain, pain at the base of penis, frequent urinat...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no documentation regarding Humira making prostatitis worse after injection as such, but yes, as it decreases the response of body against infection (TNF receptor inhibitor) so it can flare-up active infection. For prostatitis, you have to take medications o...  Read Full »

What causes mild pain in the left groin area and testicle?

Query: Mild pain started last night in left groin area( increases while moving) and mild pain also started in left testicle(not continous but happens sharply while changing body postures or breathing deeply). No nausea, no vomit, no other issues. Male, 20, not on any medications ? ?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi and thanks for consulting us Left groin pain radiating to left testicle can be due to left ureteric stone or left epididymoorchitis or left small inguinal hernia. Left ureteric stone is characterized by lion to groin pain some times if the stone in the left lower ureter pain can be from groin r...  Read Full »

What causes testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have mild pain in right testicle for a week. The nerves connecting to the right testicle are always in strain mainly in the area of epididymis and vas deference. It pains when I walk, jump, rub or masturbate. I get random swelling, irritation and pain in my right test...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh S Pandya


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I believe you are having one of the following: Chronic inflammation of prostate (prostatitis) with pain being referred to testis. Pelvic pain syndrome with primary involvement of testis. Very rarely ureteric stones for repeated testicular tor...  Read Full »

Are my testicles paining due to testicular torsion?

Query: I have to severe pain in my testicles lately. But I know I did 3 scam about a week ago, It says Testicles is fine and normal testicular blood flow. Everything is normal from the 3 Doppler Scrotal Scan Result. About 4 days, I notice that, my testicles at the right is always facing another direction. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi Thanks for consulting me Sever testicular pain most common differential diagnosis is epididymoorchitis and torsion is the ultrasound confirmed good blood flow it means at the time of the scan no torsion it might be epididymoorchitis ( inflammation ) which is mild that time it can be intermittent...  Read Full »

What does bloody semen with clots and testicular pain indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. I have not had any previous health problems, non-smoker, and non-drinker. Generally, I am feeling fine. For the past six months, I have produced bloody semen with blood clots and producing more recently. I have also recently started feeling mild pain behind my...  Read Full »

Dr. Gokul Vignesh Kandaswamy


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hematospermia (blood in semen), is fairly common. Generally it is not considered as a sinister sign. There are whole list of possibilities for this theoretically, but once we ensure it is not due to sinister cause and rule out treatable causes say like infections we ...  Read Full »

Why do I get dull testicular pain while standing for a while?

Query: Hello doctor, My left testicle has a dull ache when I stand for a period of time. I can also see an enlarged vein on my testicle. It goes away when I sit or lay down for a little bit. I will attach a picture of the vein.  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think it is a hernia. Kindly give some other details. Do it have cough impulse (it means the swelling expands upon coughing, it is said to have a cough impulse). Can you get over the swelling? (this means when swelling is there are you able to pinch your spermatic ...  Read Full »

My testicular pain and swelling subsides with masturbation. What kind of pain is this?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain in my right testicle but it is a dull pain and it is hard to pinpoint exactly which side but I would like to say it is my right testicle that gets swollen and also has that fullness feeling in the entire sac. It normally flairs up every single morning for the past four ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your detailed description. Testicular pain can be apparent and have a cause or can be idiopathic (unknown) also. Testicular pain can be secondary to the inflammation of testis epididymis or both it can be associated with a hernia which not necessarily appea...  Read Full »

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