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Swelling with severe pain in right testicle. What is causing this ?

sir I am a male 21 years. I have a problem with my right testicle. It started about 5 years back. actually I used to play football by making balance with one feet and playing by right feet only to hold the ball in air for longer time, so after some time due to continuous contraction and relaxation of muscles of lower abdominal part and abdomen -foot joint, it started little swelling and pain around that area. finally i left playing and pain also became normal. Last year i started going for horse riding and it again started paining heavily along with a kind of knot over my right testicle (that knot is still there and whenever i press it it s really painful and it seems that the knot is still growing bigger) and sometimes it used to swell also very badly along with serve pain. I left going for horse riding but pain is still persisting sometimes along with swelling. Last year i had also gone ultrasound but there were no symptoms of hernia . any suggestions. I will really be thankful to you.
Asked On : Fri, 20 May 2011
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The pain in testicle and knot is probably a varicocele .You need to get treatment for it so please consult a surgeon so that he will do physical examination and do the diagnosis.If it is a varicocele he will advise regarding the further line of treatment and prescribe you an antibiotic .If you respond fine or else you will have to go in for a surgical treatment.
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