Sometimes, chronic testicular pain goes away on its own, but there is no way to predict if it will go away, or when it may return. Sudden testicular pain can signal an emergency and may be a dangerous condition. For sudden testicular pain, seek medical help immediately.
What can cause one nut to hurt?
Causes of testicle pain or pain in the testicle area can include:
- Diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by diabetes)
- Epididymitis (testicle inflammation)
- Hydrocele (fluid buildup that causes swelling of the scrotum)
- Idiopathic testicular pain (unknown cause)
- Inguinal hernia.
- Kidney stones.
How do you tell if your balls are tangled?
Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include:
- Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum — the loose bag of skin under your penis that contains the testicles.
- Swelling of the scrotum.
- Abdominal pain.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- A testicle that’s positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle.
- Frequent urination.
Can your balls switch places?
In most males, the testicles are attached to the scrotum, making it hard for them to twist. In males who have the bell clapper deformity, the testicles are unsecured and can move and twist in the scrotum. Testicular torsion can happen to boys and men of any age, but is most common in 12- to 18-year-olds.
What causes vas deferens pain?
The most likely cause of pain in the vas deferens is an infection, and there are several germs that can cause this that are not STDs. Another term for the vas deferens is the epididymis and an infection is called epididymitis.
Why is one testicle bigger than others?
One testicle (left one) usually hangs lower than the other because of the way the blood supply enters the testicles. It can cause a man to feel as though one testicle is smaller than the other. Testicular size is not that important when it comes to male fertility or to male sexual function.
Why would my right side keep hurting?
Sometimes, the cause of pain on the right side isn’t connected with an organ but could be caused by stress, anxiety , or damage to the nerves or muscles in your chest. Of course, many people are worried about a heart attack or angina if they suffer sudden sharp pains in their chest.
What causes pain in left lower quadrant?
Severe pain that comes in waves. This type of lower left quadrant pain could be caused by having a kidney stone, shingles, trauma to your body wall, or a hernia, which is a weakening of tissue or muscle that allows other tissues or organs to protrude through the tissue or muscle.