Ultrasound Scrotum

Ultrasound scrotum is a test used to diagnose conditions affecting the scrotum like testicular pain or mass. Here, sound waves are used to produce images of the inside of the scrotum. It is used to diagnose varicocele, hydrocele, undescended testicles, testicular injury, and tumor or cyst in the scrotum.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Is immediate surgery mandatory for an inguinal hernia with varicocele?

Query: Hello doctor, The following is the report of USG of the scrotum. Please comment about it in detail. 'Right testis 3.82 by 2.08, left testis 3.66 by 2.04. Both the testes appear normal in size and echogenicity, shows normal vascularity. There are no obvious focal lesions. Both epididymides are normal...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from an inguinal hernia with varicocele. The varicocele is of grade 2, which is moderate. A varicocele is to be operated only for two reasons, one being chronic pain and the other is infertility. So, if there is no pain and you have finished family...  Read Full »

Should I consult a doctor for intermittent testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling a little pain in the right part of my testicles for less than a month. The pain is very mild and does not cause any trouble otherwise. It lasts for around two to three days, disappears, and comes back every month mostly. As per my doctor's recommendation, I did a ur...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com. I read your query, and it does not seem to be a significant problem. I suggest you follow the instructions given below; 1. Keep yourself active by involving in physical activities and regular exercise. 2. Wear scrotal support while you work or sit in an upright pos...  Read Full »

What is the reason for recurring swelling near my testicle?

Query: Hello doctor, A few days back, I observed a lump or swelling near my left testicle. It had also appeared two years back and I had consulted a doctor and after a USG, he suggested that it will disappear by itself without medication. I have not observed anything like that in the previous two years. N...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. If it was just a hydrocele as reported on your USG, then you need not worry. However, I would suggest you repeat the USG scrotum to confirm because these were done two years ago and it is good to monitor it since it has recurred. For more inf...  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 »

Why does my penis shrinks halfway when I sit down?

Query: Hello doctor,I had rashes around my scrotum that lasted for about a month and then wet away with anti-fungal medications. A day or two later, I noticed my left testicle was four times bigger than the size of another testicle. It is shiny. And I was diagnosed with hydrocele.There is no change in size...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fungal infections are usually recurrent. And also, fungal infection tends to get a secondary infection of bacteria which causes enlargement of testicles and stretching of testicular skin. Hydrocele cannot be confirmed based on appearance alone. An ultrasound of the s...  Read Full »

When to worry about a hyperechoic mass in the testicular ultrasound?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a testicle ultrasound, and the report shows a hyperechoic mass of size 3 mm. The doctor advised me to repeat the ultrasound three months later. And the report after three months shows a hyperechoic mass of size 2 mm. My doctor told me that it was fine and not to worry about. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). If you have persistent pain in the left scrotum, you might be having an inflammation of the left epididymis. It is a small structure located above the testis. Regarding...  Read Full »

I have pain in the back, abdomen, and testicles. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 years old male, and I have pain in my back, the right side of the abdomen, and testicles. My hair is falling rapidly, and I have developed gastritis. My eGFR value is 69, serum creatinine is 1.3, chloride is 106.9, bilirubin total is 1.81, bilirubin direct is 0.52, bilirubin ind...  Read Full »


Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From this details provided you have following problems. Stage 1 renal failure. Hypertension. Mild jaundice. With the above condition, mild pain in testis and back is most likely due to a kidney problem. I would suggest following investigation and opinions for further de...  Read Full »

How to know whether I have a tumor or inflammation in my spermatic cord?

Query: Hi doctor, I have funiculitis. I have a typical swelling in the spermatic cord, and the pain comes and goes. I am suffering from this issue for the past five years. How to know if there is any tumor or inflammation or injury? Which test should I get? Initially, I had Ofloxacin course with marginal h...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think ultrasound of scrotum is greatly helpful. It may turn out to be completely normal also. Do you have a fever or any urinary symptoms?   Read Full »

How does a urologist diagnose low testosterone?

Query: Hi doctor,We are planning for a baby but I have a low sex drive. I am having sex twice a month. I have fatigue, stress, and low energy. I am standing for almost ten hours a day due to my job. After doing our routine check-up, we are planning to do IVF. The doctor advised me to do a semen analysis an...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the sent reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mention the months planned for having a baby. All the parameters are fine except for two things. Your serum testosterone is low and semen analysis shows that your sperm count i...  Read Full »

My testicular pain often recurs with exercise and tight clothing. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had testicular pain for the last four weeks on and off on both testicles at different times. It started about weeks ago when I developed inflamed and tender lymph nodes in my groin and an inflamed penis, so I went to my GP and was prescribed Flucloxacillin 500 mg for what was t...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This testicular pain is not caused by infection; therefore it is not responding to antibiotics. As you said, testicular ultrasound is normal. Therefore, there is no varicocele. Dull testicular pain can also be idiopathic, especially if there is no inflammation or obvio...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.