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Testicular infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Testicle Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello i spoke to a previous doctor saying i may have testicular infection. i get pain and swelling in my right testicle and my scrotum keeps getting reli tight. This has gone on for 2 weeks approx do you have any suggestions on what to do
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   the pain and tightness of scrotum has occured infrequently before but now is frequent
User :   18,13st 8, 165cm
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and in a relationship
Doctor :   You need to consult a General Surgeon and get this examined as it could be a serious problem if
Doctor :   there is any twisting of the testicle or a hernia.
Doctor :   That can be made out only after examining you physically.
User :   its mean 2 weeks i think but started infrequent like maybe a year ago have i left it to late
User :   its been*
Doctor :   Thats why it is better to get these ruled out by a surgeon.
Doctor :   Nothing much can be said without actually looking at the swelling and examining it.

Doctor :   Only for the pain, you can take a Tylenol or try to apply hot compresses but that would only be a temporary measure.
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