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Remedy for testicular pain and swelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am 21 and 2hours after playing basketball yesterday i had an irriatated feelin in my left testicle and lower stomach now in the morning i am in excruitaing pain and my left testicle is really swollen and the pain feels like its shooying up into my stomach what could i do to releive the pain?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   this is Dr xxxx
User :   hello
User :   is there anything I could do??????
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   i feel ypou may be having testicular torsion
Doctor :   you need immediate medical attention
User :   ok so is there anything i could to relieve the pain until i get to the hospital?
Doctor :   a swollen and verely painful testes is an emergency
Doctor :   yes, please try to take some ibuprofen
Doctor :   please call 911 immediately,
Doctor :   or try to get to the ER as soon as possible
User :   i took motrin and it hasnt helped
User :   so theres nothing i could do until I get there?
Doctor :   do u have any tramadol or any celebrex like medicine
User :   nooo
Doctor :   the pain in the testes, is coz, probably there is less blood supply, in your testes, and it is just like a heart attack
Doctor :   are you foillowing me
Doctor :   try to apply some ice
User :   should istay away from certain things before i reach the hospital
Doctor :   so that the pain can relived to some extent
Doctor :   there is nothing as such
User :   y is there pain in my stomach?
Doctor :   that you can avoid
Doctor :   try to avoid more injury to the testes, by not riding a bike or so
Doctor :   this is referred pain from the testes to the stomach
Doctor :   this is common in testicular injury
User :   do you know y this is happening my testicles were not injured during the sport yesterday
Doctor :   probably coz, during sporting activity, the testicles, might have turned and twisted, damaging the arterail supply
User :   ok ay thanks alot
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   i hope everything comes normal, and you have a speedy recovery
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now
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