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Dull aching pain over the root of the scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello I have alittle pain/discomfort on my right testical.
Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   I have been having alittle pain on my right testical for a couple of days but when I urinate it's fine
Doctor :  
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Do you have fever?
User :   No I feel fine
User :   It hurts more if I touch it and it not the whole testicAl it's like at the top that hurts
Doctor :   Can you describe the nature of the pain - is it spasmodic or is it a continuous type of pain?
User :   No it come and goes sometimes it doesn't bother me
Doctor :   Do you have pain or burning sensation while passing urine?
User :   No pain or burning
Doctor :  
Are you sexually active?
User :   No
Doctor :  
Did you have this kind of pain ever in the past?
User :   I really don't know
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I think I have
Doctor :   According to the history given it does not seem like a major problem.
User :   Ok good
Doctor :  
It might be a simple inflammatory condition of the testis or the epidydymis.
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
The most common cause for this condition is a self limiting viral infection and dehydration.
Doctor :  
I shall suggest few measures to help you.
User :   Great
Doctor :  
1. Drink plenty of water.
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keep your self well hydrated.
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2. Avoid masturbation or sexual activity till the pain improves, may be 3 to 5 days of abstinence will be better.
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
3. Tab tylenol 1 tablets twice a day for 3 days.
Doctor :   These measures should help you.
User :   Ok thank you
Doctor :  
4. In case the pain is persistent after 2 to 3 days or if the intensity increases
Doctor :  
You may have to consult a GP for a physical examination.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   Yes thank you again
User :   No that's all
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back form too.
User :   Bye
Doctor :  
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