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Infection evoking painful swelling in the scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   are you a real doctor?
User :   ?
Doctor :  
User :   Okay- this is kind of embarassing, but i have a dull ache in my right testicle, and there is a lump above it, like where the tube is, are there any common causes for this
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
whats ur age?
User :   17
Doctor :   from how many days are u having this problem?

User :   three
User :   it comes and goes
Doctor :  
User :   the ache, not the lump
Doctor :  
swelling also 3 days?
User :   it does seem a little swelled, yes
Doctor :  
is the swelling hard?
User :   yes
User :   it feels like the testicle normally does
Doctor :  
User :   the swelling in the tube is about the size of a pea
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
normally painful swellling is because of infection

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