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Patient: Testicles hurtIng

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query albeit very short but without much information related to the following points:-Since when are the testicles hurting?- Severity, onset, duration, nature of pain, reference to ?- Any associated fever or pain in the lower abdomen?- Any symptoms related to the Urinary tract?- Any history of trauma?All these questions are self-explanatory.If both the testicles are hurting the commonest cause is infection called epididymo-Orchitis.I would advise you the following:- Urine Culture and sensitivity before the start of the antibiotic; routine and microscopic tests- Blood for CBC, Sugar, Kidney functions.- Ultrasonography and color doppler examination.- an opinion of a Urologist.Get started on a course of an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medicines.Take plenty of water orally.Scrotal support.And follow the instructions as advised by your Urologist.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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