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Occasional sharp pain in scrotum with burning sensation on skin. Why is it ?

Hi, doctor, I have an occasional sharp pain in my scrotum . It is like a piercing pain with burning sensation on the skin. It only lasts less than a minute. I first found this few weekes ago. The day before yesterday night, I had the pain again and I was waken up. Last night I have the sharp pain again then followed by a few times with less pain which was not sharp. This morning I had the sharp pain 3 times. From afternoon till bed time, I had no sharp pain but felt little bit uncomfortable in my scrotum. Can you help me explain and provide some advice?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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hi, scrotal pain can be due to several reasons. The pain you describe can be due to stones in urinary system, this can be diagnosed with a sonography of your kidneys and bladder. Another cause can be dilated veins in your scrotum (varicocele). Some times no cause can be found, often a local analgesic cream can help. If pain persists or increases, consult a urologist.
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