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Pressure in testicles while exercising. Testicle lifted upwards, scrotum shrinked, pain. Suggestions?

hello DR. The last week while I was exercising my lower back ( hyperextensions ) in the gym , I felt a pressure in my testicles , and since that day i started to noticed my left testicle is lifted upwards, the scrotum shirnked, slight pain in the left testicle while trying to move or lift it, and I ve been experiencing discomfort in my movement but no severe pain. Regards
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Jun 2015
Hello dear,

Pain in the testicular region can be attributed to:
1. Trauma
2. Inflammation/infection.

In your post you have mentioned about doing hyperextensions in the gym, which might have caused trauma.
However, an infective or inflammatory cause can also be thought of...such as orchitis or epididymo-orchitis.

Under such condition, you need to take antibiotics along with analgesics under the guidance of a Urologist.
There is nothing to will be fine.
Make sure you take the medications properly.
Also avoid wearing tight fitting underwear or that pressure in the testicular area can be prevented.

Wishing a Good Health. Let me know if I need to clarify further.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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