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Suggest treatment for severe pain and numbness in scrotum

hi, im 18 years old, 177 cm high weigh about 67kg and im in (sortof) perfect health. about a year ago i felt a sever pain in my scrotum followed by great nausea. it passed about 4 or 5 hours later. latley ive been having numb pains in my testis and i started reading and found out about testicular torsion. is it possible that a year ago i had a lose of a testis and have not known about it? is look sortof ok right now (regarding shape and size) but its really decended. so im not so sure if its ok, and if it is dead, would it decrease size by now? wont it cause gangreen poisioning? im really looking for an honest opnion, no suger-coating
Mon, 8 Jul 2019
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Hi,

If its torsion testis it would be severe pain and surgery is the only option. Another cause of scrotal pain which cause chronic pain is
1. Epididymitis, Kidney stones, Urinary tract infection

Doing an ultrasound abdomen and scrotum will help you diagnose.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. S.R.Raveendran, Sexologist
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