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Testicular Pain

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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Hello My BoyFriends Been Haveing Pain In His Left Ball He's in bad pain I have Took him to the doctors and they just Gave Him Pain Killers what don't help at all ? I don't know what step to take next ? anyone Can Help me ?





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Hi I have a slight pain in y left testical, there is no swelling or lumps, it's not a constant pain. Just every now and again. Slightly concerned. Any advice/help would be appreciated :)





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I have a pain In my left testical and if I touch it the pain runs up my lest leg I can't feel any lumps at all





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Hello i'm 19 years old and my right balls hurt also my right leg but the pain is not too much any suggestions?please i need answers thanks





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My boyfriend had had his testical took away he's had testical cancer he had a course off khemo but now the other testical is hurting right at the top he is now worried it has spread to his helathy testical





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I had the same. One removed and the other also hurts from time to time. They dont pick up any cancer signs but the pain comes and go. They say above that testicular cancer causes no pain. I STRINGLY DISAGREE. My testicle with the tumour kept me up with sooo much pain every night which would come back during the day causing this uncomftable dull pain that goes down your leg. Tell your bf to go see a doctor and insist on a scan. No physical as the tumor on the tubes can only benpicked up by ultrasound.

I hav a slight pain in my left testicle i am 34, i had sex for two times without condom and the next day i hav sever pain in my left testicle and whole left leg, this is third day still pain is ther in my left testicle leg pain is not there . so i request u to suggest me some medicines or home care that i can buy at medical stores .plz help me i couldn't sleep .





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Std maybe

I have pain and my right testicle and the pain shoots down my right leg inner thigh what can cause that





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I've got a pain in my right ball, it's not a sharp more like a full pain. Normally feel it when I sit down , or over stretch , lately it's got a little more painful , I'm fit and healthy go to the gym a lot. Do spin classes, I wondered if I've strained somewhere? Or the pressure from the bike on my balls when I do spin, also there's a pain in my back aswell





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Same here, did you ever figure out what it was?

Hi I'm 19 I have pain in my left testicle it not swollen Or anything it just. I was touching it and I think it my Epididymis cause it not the testes. There's no lumps Or anything. I need right away. It doesn't hurt all the Time.





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i hav a slight pain in my left testicle i am 16, i ejaculated sperms for two times and the next day i ha sever pain in my left testicle and whole left leg, this is third day still pain is ther in my left testicle leg pain is not there . so i request u to suggest me some medicines or home care that i can buy at medical stores .plz help me i couldn't sleep .





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