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Question: abdomin pain, back pain sensitive testicles


 Tbellah - Mon May 14, 2007 10:29 am

I am 44 and a white male. I'm 6'-2" about 195 lbs. For the past several days, I have been having abdominal pain just above the pubic region that runs left to right. I do not feel constipated and have only had small bowel movements in these past few days. I also have not eaten very much at all, like I have no appitite. The pain has also started in my low back and my testicles are a little sore or sensitive but not like my abdomin. I have not done anything strenuous lately to cause this pain and have not felt this pain before. I have smoked for about 25 years and drink only light beer, on average about 4-6 cans, 4-5 days out of 7. No medications, no past diagnosis my father died of internal Melanoma...liver, kidney failure. Do you have any suggestions on what might be the problem? Thank you for your help !!!
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon May 14, 2007 12:15 pm

User avatar There are a few possibilities. You may have an infection in your testes or epididymus. A hernia may cause these symptoms as well. Kidney stones in the lower part of the ureters could also cause similar pain.

If the pain is not getting better in the next day or so I would recommend that you be evaluated.

Best wishes.

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