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.

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What is the treatment for epididymal cyst that hurts the testicle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I am very disappointed with my doctor. I have an epididymal cyst that hurts now, and my other testicle is hurting as well. Should I sue my urologist for negligence? What is the best cure or treatment? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Around 15-20 % of the males have an epididymal cyst and most patients do not manifest any symptoms. It could be an incidental finding while checking for something else. However, when it starts hurting, there is a possibility of infection all the time, and hence, if i...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain on the left side of penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a slight pain on the left side of my penis near the base and a little on the left side of my testicles as well since last Thursday. Everything else is fine. It is just a strange pain. My fiancee was a little rough with me on Wednesday night and I thought maybe it was because of ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. From your description, there is a possibility of epididymo-orchitis. I suggest taking a one-week course of an antibiotic such as Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily and a pain killer like Diclofenac 50 mg as and when needed, if there is a pain. If...  Read Full »

Does Cernos gel help erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have low libido problem. As a result of which I am suffering from ED since two years. I am 38 years old, married and having one daughter aged 6 years. I had some issue of erectile dysfunction at 32 years, but it got sorted by itself. I checked my testosterone and it was 295 ng/dL and...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your symptoms are due to testosterone deficiency. And you do need testosterone supplement. Well, Depot injection was actually a good option. But, it comes with side effects. Still it is a good option as you need to take injection just once in one or two months. Testo...  Read Full »

Why do my penis and testes not hang down normally?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male who is around 5 feet 5 inches. My issue is that my penis does not hang down normally, it sticks out when flaccid. Also my testes do not hang down and I am not sure if I have testes at all.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern for your symptoms. Testes will be inside scrotum like small balls in small sack. Depending on blood supply and temperature, the scrotum hangs and constricts. If you have doubt, warm your hands and slowly massage to find out your testes or i...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing stinging pain in scrotum. What is your suggestion for this problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 and having an active sexual life. I have two questions. First I have noticed that my performance is erratic as in there are times when I can last 5-6 minutes and then the very next day it can go to 30-35 minutes. It is different with different partners. Second and more alarming i...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. If there is any history of injury to scrotum then most likely it is a hematoma or infection post trauma. The pain could occur because of pressure over testis by tight underpants. This sometimes results in a picture similar to an infect...  Read Full »

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 »

My first radiologist found varicocele, but the second one gave it as normal. How?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old male. I had a scrotal USG before three months. It said that I am having varicocele of grade1 with a pampiniform vein size 2-3 mm. When I consulted a doctor, he prescribed some medicine, and I had it. But, the dragging pain persists. Yesterday, again I had a USG of the s...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the first radiologist found a mild form of varicocele and the second radiologist gave it as normal. If your pampiniform plexus measures 2-3 mm and with mild reflux, then it is borderline and the second re...  Read Full »

How difficult is it to remove a cyst from a testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old healthy male. I have had cyst in my testicle as long as I can remember. It just aggravates me and bothers me. But, I am too embarrassed to go in person to get it looked at. They say basically you will have to live with it. There is really nothing much to do about it. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your problem. Cyst inside the testis is relatively rare and is usually not removed since it can damage the testis. However, it is not at all difficult to remove. If required, it can be removed even under local anesthesia or regional anesthesia....  Read Full »

I have testicle pain after an episode of mumps. Please advise.

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 Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

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. T...  Read Full »

Is orchiectomy necessary for testis torsion?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in need of your help. I had torsion in the left testis; however, it cannot be treated within the time. Now, 12-15 days has already passed. The doctor has suggested for orchiectomy (removal of the left testis) and fixing of right testis. Is orchiectomy necessary? What are the other th...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The need of orchidectomy can be discussed, but the need of right side fixation that is, orchidopexy is compulsory to avoid mishap on the other side also. One testis is enough for sexual characters and to bear a child. In the same sitting, both testes can be evaluated. I...  Read Full »

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