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Reason for pain around testicles and abdominal area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hi. My husband woke up Sunday morning with painful swollen testicles and pain in his lower abdomin on both sides. Today it is slightly better. What could be causing this?
Doctor :   It could be renal stones/ appendicitis
Doctor :   His age/ occupation
Doctor :   Does he smoke/ consume alcohol?
User :   He is 54 years old and works at a steel shop in the office. He chews tobacco and does consume alcohol
Doctor :   It could also be Hernia
Doctor :   Was he having these symproms previously?
User :   It feels like it felt like when he was recovering from a previous hernia surgery 14 years ago. He has not felt these symptoms since then.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the kind of repair done?
Doctor :   Was it Mesh or repair
User :   They sewed mesh into it.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As if now the swelling is reduced and painless isn't
Doctor :   I would suggest an ultrasound to be done to confirm the cause and underlying pathology.
User :   He has felt occasion twinges of ache and discomfort in the lower abdomen, but nothing in the testicle in the last year. The swellling is down now except in the right testicle and not a lot of discomfort.
Doctor :   I would also advise you to be examined by a general surgeon for complete physical examination, for his betterment.
Doctor :   This could probably be th recurrance of hernia.
Doctor :   Is he getting any painkillers?
Doctor :   Tab Combiflam twice daily should do well for Time being.
User :   No painkillers. Could over consumption of alcohol be a culprit in causing this pain
Doctor :   Yes could be?Doctor :   It like could lead severe gastritis related, but no reference for testicular pain
User :   How could alcohol be causing this
Doctor :   It could lead severe gastritis related, but no reference for testicular pain
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   No,thank you very much.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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