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Having pain in testicles and lower back when passing bowel movements. Meaning?

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wat does it meanwhat does it mean if u are having pain in ur
testicles and lower back that is brought on by bowel movement
Posted Sun, 12 May 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Jasvinder Singh 1 hour later
Thanks for posting your query.

There are three possibilities which should be ruled out as soon as possible.

1)     Testicular torsion: . Testicular torsion is characterized by excruciating one-sided testicular pain, with sudden swelling and is a medical emergency. You need to get a testicular ultrasound done to completely rule it out.

2)     Prostatitis: The typical symptoms of prostatitis are fever, pelvic, testicle, or rectal pain, frequent and painful urination and ejaculation and incomplete emptying of bladder.
During defecation, stool passing through the rectum may push on the distended prostate which may cause pain.

3)     Epididymitis: Epididymitis is swelling (inflammation) of the epididymis, the tube that connects the testicle with the vas deferens.

Depending on the diagnosis, treatment will be planned.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

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