Traumatic Testicular Dislocation

Trauma to the scrotum rarely leads to a condition called traumatic testicular dislocation, where the testicles get displaced from the scrotum into the inguinal region (mostly). This is an uncommon entity. Cremasteric muscle spasm due to blunt testicular injury leads to retraction of the testicles out of the scrotal sac. Manual reduction is the initial choice of intervention, although it has low success rates. Otherwise, surgical intervention might be needed to avoid complications.

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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 »

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 »

What should I do to help my testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I experienced testicular pain for the last 25 days with general discomfort, heaviness in the lower abdomen and pubic area. I feel stressed while sitting and felt better when in bed. No urine infection. I got done Doppler USG, Urine RM, aerobic and anaerobic culture, CBC (complete blood ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Testicular pain has many causes like inflammatory, infective, trauma, and varicocele. In your scenario, it does not seems to be infective. It is rather due to trauma or stretch, as you said after sitting in SUV. It is unlikely varicocele, as you said, Doppler ultrasoun...  Read Full »

Can testicular injury result in low testosterone and hypogonadism?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months ago, I got kicked in the testicles while exercising during a marital art. The shock was intense, and the pain was terrible. After the shock, the problem came within a five-second delay and was very painful for my stomach. After three to four minutes, the pain disappeared. N...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for contacting us. I can truly understand that this was a very unpleasant situation and that you are now worried about your testicles' condition. However, I can reassure you that there is most likely no permanent damage when you do not have pain or any other ...  Read Full »

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