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What is scrotal pain?

Testicular pain, also known as scrotal pain, occurs when part or all of either one or both testicles hurt. Pain in the scrotum is also often included. Testicular pain may be either short or long duration.Diagnostic method: Differential diagnosis: Other names: Specialty: 

What kind of pain does the scrotum have? Testicular pain. Testicular pain, also known as scrotal pain, occurs when part or all of either one or both testicles hurt. Pain in the scrotum is also often included.

What does it mean when your testicles hurt? Testicular pain is when part or all of either one or both testicles hurt. Pain of the scrotum is often included. It may be either acute, subacute or chronic depending on its duration. Chronic scrotal pain (pain for greater than 3 months) may occur due to a number of underlying conditions.

What causes redness and swelling in the scrotum? These include testicular injury, orchitis or kidney stones. Swelling: There may be a lump in the scrotum. The scrotum may appear red or shiny. These can signs of injury, orchitis, epididymitis or a testicular tumor. Fever: Fever together with testicular pain is a sign of orchitis or epididymitis.

When to seek medical care for scrotum pain? Seek care immediately if you have any of the following: Swelling in your scrotum or groin, especially if you also have severe pain or are vomiting Red or black patches of skin on your scrotum or area between your penis and anus How is the cause of scrotal pain diagnosed? Your healthcare provider will examine you and ask about your pain.

What can cause pain or discomfort in scrotum?

What can cause pain or discomfort in scrotum?

Causes of Testicle and Penis Pain

  • Scrotal Mass. Pain or tenderness may be present in either testicle.
  • Priapism. A prolonged erection of the penis that occurs without sexual arousal or stimulation is called priapism.
  • STDs. Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, infect the genital area.
  • Testicular Torsion.
  • Inguinal Hernia.

What caused my scrotum/testicular pain? Hernias occur when tissue pushes through a weak part of the abdominal muscles. An inguinal hernia is one type of hernia that can push into the scrotum, causing testicular pain and swelling. Doctors may be able to reduce or push an inguinal hernia back into place.

Why do my testicles hurt when sitting? Inguinal Hernia. Inguinal hernia, one cause of scrotum pain when sitting, is the name given to the condition when the fatty tissue sticks its head out close to your seam. The pain felt in the scrotum is because the hernia follows the same path as the one taken by fetal testicles and since the journey of fetal testicles ends at your scrotum,…

Is it bad if your testicles hurt? Pain in the testicles may also be caused by a hernia or kidney stone. Testicular cancer is almost always painless. But any testicle lump should be checked out by your health care provider, whether or not there is pain.