My Husband's Testicle is swollen

Patient

Q: My husband's left testicle is very swollen and I was wondering what might cause that ? It has been this way for a week. He is 52 years old and has a Heart condition.

Doctor

A:   The following conditions can all present with one or both testicles swollen:

Hydrocele (collection fluid within the scrotum)
Heart Failure
Testicular mass
Hernia
Varicocele
Testicular cancer

Your husband will need to see a doctor to differentiate between all these possibilities.

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