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Your testicles/balls/plums/nuts/nads/goolies or whatever other nickname you’ve bizarrely given them are a sensitive area and damage to them could render you incapable of having children – that’s without even mentioning the excruciating pain that would accompany any damage. There are a number of things that could cause a pain in your testicle; some would be instant and absolute agony, where as others might gradually come on over a prolonged period of time, either way, both might be a cause for concern. Remember, testicular cancer causes no pain, so whilst you won’t have to worry about cancer should you get a sudden twinge in your balls, regular self-checks are needed.

Believe it or not, testicles can get infected. It generally happens in older men and is characterised by a throbbing pain, extreme tenderness and swelling – as well as generally feeling under the weather. Antibiotics are the order of the day if this is your ailment and should restore the boys to their former glory with no problem at all. Torsion of the testicles is when one of your testes twists itself round on the cord that attaches it to your body. If you get a sudden, seemingly unprovoked pain, in your testicles you should seek a doctor’s assistance as soon as possible as torsion of the testicles, if left unseen to, can make the affected teste wither and drop off within just six hours. Sorry to scare you lads, but it’s better to be aware. If you have a pain in your scrotum whenever you cough or sneeze you may have a large hernia– yeah, it is possible to get one down there, but fear not! A simple operation will sort a hernia out. If your groin is injured warm baths, pain killers and supportive underwear should shift the pain within a week. That ache you sometimes get in your balls when you’re particularly turned on is nothing to worry about, though relieving the ache can be pretty gruelling – for your wrist at least as masturbation should clear the feeling up instantly. All in all there’s a lot that go wrong with these little chaps so take good care of them and if in doubt get it checked.

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I got a football kicked on my gonads over a year ago from then I'm having a lot of pain there I have been to the doctor several times with this and I'm no better off I have had scans and nothing has come up on them could you please advise on what to do I'm worried because its been over a year and still in pain with it





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Hi, im having a strange sensation and ache on my right testicle, it is also higher than normal, it hurts a bit not much, but il a bit worried to be honest Any suggestions on what it could be





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I have the same feeling.very concerned.been going on for over a year on and off

1 testi that is higher than the other can be a sign of testicular torsion and is usually accompanied by server pain. This is not always painful so to be safe you need to seek medical attention. like the article says it can die in 6 hours so dont delay. You may find this link helpful https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Testicular_torsion i would advise anyone with pain lumps or swelling to see a doctor. rember there is no shame were all the same.

hi john having 1 testie higher than the other can be a sign of Testicular torsion, and this is usually accompanied by server pain but this is not always the case. Like the article above says a testie can die within 6 hours so i would recommend seeing a gp asap. there is no need to feel embarrassed like the show says there is no shame were all the same. Also a lot of men have different size testicles this is nothing unusal regards scott

i am 17 and my left testicle started to have a dull pain yesterday after master bating. There is no sweeping or anything and its not a severe pain but it is there. Any ideas on what this could be? Sounds like i have the same problem as JJ up there





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Hi in 20 years old and very healthy, last week I got blue balls when around my girlfriends and as they came on i had nipped to the toilet to have a number 2 because that's what I thought the pain was at first. Anyways I strained and couldn't poo so I went back to bed and sorted the blue balls problem out. However ever since then Ive had a dull throbbing in the right side of my groin, it doesn't hurt but it is so uncomfortable and annoying. It feels like I'm wearing a pair of boxers that are too tight and im getting a wedgie in the right side of my groing. Also when I feel against my leg down there I can feel a small lump which I beleive to be my lymph node. Any advice would be great thanks. Also i have recently started the gym and I am quite active but like I say this pain didn't occur until after the blue balls scenario.





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Hi there. For the whole day my testicles have been tender to the touch & hurt when I walk around?!. There are no lumps, I've checked!. Do you know what it could be?!





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Pain in left testicle worse when I stand. if standing I also get a burning sensation in my left thigh. I have been told that I have a small varicocele. Could the 2 things be related.





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Hi I have a pain in my left testical and in my left groin area too it comes and goes but started to annoy me





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I have suddenly got a pain by my private parts it feels like someone's squeezed them what should I do as I don't want to make a fuss about it

Adville or ibuprofen. I have little pain and it feels likes its in my balls. I'm just sick. Got the flew.

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Hello, for the past week I have a a dull ache feeling in my left testicle the pain seems to be more on the top part of my testicle and comes and goes. I drink plenty of water and exercise regularly and have sex often and wear supportive boxers. The dull ache isn,t painful and I have no other symptoms ie swelling or redness etc just a dull ache. It worrying and I assume the worst and would appreciate an honest answer before or if I go to the doctors. Thanks for taking the time!e to read and hopefully reply with a solution regards JJ.





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I have a lump in my right testicle and painful I have fap/afap





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My left testicle has been hurting and Is swollen it is swollen and has a dull pain when I cross my legs and is kinda sensitive





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