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Medical ultrasonography, Pain in the scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am a 14 year old male and the area around my gentile and such is hurting. I had my apedix taken out, so It wouldnt be that. My Balls also hurt please answer.

Doctor :   hi
User :   hi so whats wrong
User :   did you get my first message?
Doctor :  
just give me 2 minutes
User :   ok
Doctor :   when did u got ur appendicitis operation done?

User :   about a year ago or more
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   are u sexually active?
User :   no but I do mastrubate
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   except for pain ,anything else?
User :   no
User :   not that I know of
Doctor :  
from how many days are u having apin?
Doctor :  
pain*
User :   I just got It while I was sitting doing homework
User :   like around 20min ago
Doctor :  
hey then nothing to worry
Doctor :   are u feeling any burning sensation while passing urine?
User :   I havent passed any urine since I got the pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   my right ball hurts alot
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are u wearing any tight underwear
Doctor :  
?
User :   no
Doctor :  
u take tab tylenol 500 mg now after taking food
User :   ?
Doctor :   this will reduce ur pain
User :   ok
User :   is there any problem?
Doctor :  
i dont think urs is a major problem
User :   do you think you know what it is?
Doctor :  
it may be because of any strain
Doctor :  
or else urinray tract infection
Doctor :  
nothing serious according to me
User :   ok I also hurt up higher where my apendix is supposed to be
Doctor :  
when?
User :   today
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   how?
User :   pain
Doctor :  
how did u got hurt ??
User :   I dont know I was just doing my homework
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
then that must be the reason'
User :   what is the reason
Doctor :  
u only told me that u got hurt
Doctor :  
near ur appendix region
User :   I didnt get hurt It just started hurting. I said that it HURTS
Doctor :  
ok
User :   yes near my appendix region and I already have had my appedix removed
Doctor :  
the operation was done a year back
User :   yea
Doctor :  
so i dont think so there will be some problem
User :   like what problems
Doctor :  
to be on safer side get one ultrasound scan of abdomen done
User :   what could it be
User :   does ultrasound contain radiation?
Doctor :  
XXXXXXXX according to me it must be just some minor strain or else urinarytract infection
User :   can that require surgury
Doctor :  
i have asked for ultrasound so that the remanant of appendix might be reinfected which is very rare
Doctor :  
no it doesnt require any surgery
User :   and does an ultrasound contain radiation
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :  
ultrasound doesnt have any radiation effect
User :   ok and how bad can a infection get
Doctor :  
its 100 percent safe
Doctor :  
do u have fever?
User :   I dont know
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
we can tell that only after reprt
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and in infection u will have very bad fever
User :   I will go check and see If I have a fever k
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I dont have a temp
User :   it is 96.00 F
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
thats great
Doctor :  
nothing to worry
User :   But it still hurts
Doctor :  
u take the tablet and take rest
Doctor :  
u will be alright
User :   k is their anything I should do
Doctor :  
is still it continues bothering u even after a day the see a general surgeon
Doctor :   he may rule out any rare cause like hernia
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u feel any sweeling near ur pennis or scrotum?
User :   no
Doctor :  
swelling*?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
then i think u can relax now aftter taking the tablet which i havetold u
Doctor :   u willl be fine
User :   k thanks I got to go
Doctor :  
ok bye
Doctor :  
take care
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