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Dr Chandrapal received his MD degree from Texas Tech Health Science Center School of Medicine. After graduation he did a research fellowship with the University of Utah Division of Urology, followed by 4 years of urology residency at Duke University. In 2020 he began a 2 year tenure as an Interprofessional Advanced Clinical Simulation Fellow at the Durham VA in Durham, NC where he created and implemented clinical simulations with an emphasis on emotional intelligence. Additionally he has experience with medical writing and consultation for Buoy Health.

Nao Saito, MD

Nao Saito, MD (Urology)

After graduating from Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Dr. Saito worked at Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Toda Chuo General Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center, and Ako Chuo Hospital before becoming Deputy Director (current position) at Takasaki Tower Clinic Department of Ophthalmology and Urology in April 2020.

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About the Symptom

Discomfort in the scrotum, a sac-like body part in men located below the penis and contains the testicles. There can be a many causes of scrotal pain. If it lasts longer than 2 hours then seek immediate medical attention as this could be serious.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Scrotal or testicle pain

Possible Causes

Generally, Testicular pain can be related to:

  • Varicocele

    A varicocele is a condition where the veins in your scrotum become enlarged. The exact cause is unknown, but experts believe that it may be due to defective valves in the veins within your scrotum. The valves regulate the flow of blood to and from the testicles. It may also occur from compression of a vein by nearby structures. Varicoceles may lead to decreased sperm production and quality as well as dull achy pain after standing for long periods.

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin condition characterized by painful nodules and abscesses in the skin's folds.

  • Testicular Tumor

    A testicular tumor is a lump or swelling on either testicle. The tumor may be benign, which doesn't spread to other parts of the body, or malignant, commonly known as cancerous, which means it can spread to other parts of the body. Testicular cancer is usually first noted as a firm lump in the testicle. New testicular lumps always need immediate evaluation by a doctor. Pain or discomfort in the affected testicle or lower abdomen might also be present. The primary risk factor is having an undescended testicle or a family history of testicular cancer.

  • Hydrocele

Related serious diseases

Sometimes, Testicular pain may be related to these serious diseases:

  • Testicular Torsion

    This is a serious condition in which the testicle twists and cuts off blood flow to the affected testicle. It is most common among pubertal boys and requires emergency attention to preserve the function of the affected testis.

  • Epididymitis

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  • Do you have scrotal pain?

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Jason Chandrapal, MD

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Dr Chandrapal received his MD degree from Texas Tech Health Science Center School of Medicine. After graduation he did a research fellowship with the University of Utah Division of Urology, followed by 4 years of urology residency at Duke University. In 2020 he began a 2 year tenure as an Interprofessional Advanced Clinical Simulation Fellow at the Durham VA in Durham, NC where he created and implemented clinical simulations with an emphasis on emotional intelligence. Additionally he has experience with medical writing and consultation for Buoy Health.

Nao Saito, MD

Nao Saito, MD (Urology)

After graduating from Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Dr. Saito worked at Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Toda Chuo General Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center, and Ako Chuo Hospital before becoming Deputy Director (current position) at Takasaki Tower Clinic Department of Ophthalmology and Urology in April 2020.

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