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Testicle swelling and pain management - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Testicle Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   i needed some help wid a urologist
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ok
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what symptoms are you having and since when?
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you can discuss your problem with me. I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   im 29 years old
User :   and over the last one year i have been having pain in my testis
User :   i can see some kind of growth within and has become very sensitive to pain
Doctor :   ok
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is the pain present all the time?
User :   not really
User :   but swollen
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where is the swelling? is it in entire scrotum? or is the testis feeling swollen?
User :   entire scrotum
User :   i can feel a kind of growth inside
User :   i cant explain very well, so if u ask me its easier to exp
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ok
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are you on any medication? how did the swelling start?
User :   i really dont remember
User :   i am not on any medication
Doctor :   ok

Based on your history there are 3 poosibilities
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1. epididymitis-orchitis.
Doctor :   2. Hydrocele testis
Doctor :   3. or it can be Varicocele
User :   ok
Doctor :   a physical examination by a urologist is necessary for you to
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get examined to confirm what is the diagnosis
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and start early treatment
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you might need to do a testicular scan or Doppler scan also to see what is wrong
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and if something serious, will it be fixed by a surgery
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have you visited any urologist for physical examination?
User :   i got busy and ignored
User :   now i feel i should get serious abt this
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User :   but according to u
User :   is this a serious concern
Doctor :   since it has been continuing since one year
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you should get it examined and tested
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to see what it is
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and take definitive treatment for relief
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thanks
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User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok
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User :   no thanks
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User :   bye
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