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Forum Name: Urology Topics
Question: Discomfort near testicle/leg area
|justbrowsing75 - Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:06 pm||
I am 32, male, on no meds, and with no remarkable past diagnoses or family history. The only remarkable recent event is that I traveled to Uruguay recently.
I have flu/cold-like symptoms. More relevant to my question (and probably completely unrelated to that issue), however, is that I have discomfort extending from the base of my penis/testicle area down both my legs for several inches. Where there is discomfort, the skin looks different -- it is wrinkled on the outside and discolored underneath. I wish I could explain it better.
Any ideas what this could be?
What type of physician should I see (I took a guess posting in the urology forum)?
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:03 pm||
If I am understanding your description properly you are having the discomfort in both legs. This may be related to a nerve compression at the spine. If you develop incontinence or difficulty urinating you should go to the emergency room as it may be that you have a condition called cauda equina syndrome that can be serious.
Otherwise I think the best place to start is with a urologist. They may refer you to a neurologist if they are unable to explain your symptoms.
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