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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders

Question: Testicle Pain


 jmk115 - Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:55 pm

About two weeks ago I was hit in the left testicle while playing raquetbal. It obviously hurt for about 10-15 minutes afterwards. Once that pain subsided I had no other aches or pains for a several days. Just a few days ago I began having an aching pain in the testicle that comes and goes and sometime makes my left inner thigh kind of feel weird. It's usually a dull aches but sometimes is a sharper pain. Both of my testicles are normal size with no sweeling or enlargement. My erections, ejaculations and urination are normal. Could this be bruising or inflamation?

Thanks!
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:40 pm

User avatar Hello,

I hope you are feeling better by now.

Generally speaking, there are many possible causes of testicular pain, these include: trauma or surgery; torsion of the testicles; infections such as epididymitis or orchitis; varicocele and hydrocele; referred pain from a kidney stone; an inguinal hernia or pelvic congestion. Pain can also be referred to the testicles from conditions such as ureteric stones or spinal pathology.

It is very difficult for anyone to speculate the relationship between your previous trauma and the subsequent pain. Did you have it checked?

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