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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have a problem with one of my testicles. Its very tender to touch and i feel pain in my stomach as a result.
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello?
Doctor :  
since when you have pain in the testicle
User :   Since this morning
Doctor :   is it pain or tender ?
User :   its pain but only when i touch it
Doctor :  
where is the pain in the stomach?
User :   lower part
Doctor :  
is it on the same side of the testis?
User :   yes
Doctor :   can you describe the type of pain in the stomach
User :   its like nausea
User :   not really pain
Doctor :   nausea means vomiting
User :   yes
Doctor :  
which one did appear first the pain in the stomach or the testicle pain
User :   the testicle pain
Doctor :   is there any redness of the skin of the scrotum?
User :   i cant really tell
User :   actually no there is no redness
Doctor :  
Doctor :   do you ave fever?
User :   no
User :   it hurts when i touch the back part of my testicle
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is there any burning sensation while passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :   with the information you have provided it is difficult to tell what is the cause for the pain in you
Doctor :  
it is very unlikely it is a infection,
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as you dint have the symptoms of them
Doctor :  
it might be a kidney stone
User :   really?
Doctor :  
as you do have lower stomach discomfort
Doctor :   yes in the stone of the kidney and ureter there will be a radiating pain in the side of the testicle
User :   yes but its the type of discomfort as if you squeeze one of the testes
Doctor :   ok
User :   do you think its a possibility i have torsion?
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :  
torsion is a vey severe acute condition and pain is so severe you will land up in ER immediately
Doctor :   for the time
Doctor :  
you can try with otc pain relief medicines
User :   ok
Doctor :  
like Motrin 400 mg two times a day for next three days
User :   ok sounds good
User :   but if pain persists?
Doctor :  
if it is not working than you may require investigation
User :   ok
Doctor :  
like the urine examination, ultrasound of the lower abdomen and scrotum etc
User :   is surgery a possibility?
Doctor :   if it were to be torsion than it is a possibility in other conditions it is only medicines
User :   ok so your saying it could be a kidney stone
User :   and medicine will help
Doctor :   it might be a kidney stone with the pain radiating to testicle
User :   ok well thank you doctor for your help
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