Pulls left testicle , is it dangerous?
Beauty And Health / / August 12, 2017
Discomfort, sharp or nagging pain in the testicles - a reason for immediate referral to a specialist urologist.Without hesitation, doubt or constraint, because most diseases that are accompanied by pain in the testicles, in the initial stage is easily diagnosed and treated quickly.Surgical intervention is required in some instances.And in order to understand the possible causes of this phenomenon, let us recall the lessons of anatomy.
Physiological characteristics testicular
right and left testicle (or testicles) - pair of male sex glands, which are located in their respective halves of the scrotum.Before birth, the testicles are located in the abdominal cavity, and eventually fall to the outside "bag" scrotum.But it remains an inextricable link with the abdominal cavity in the form of the spermatic cord, which houses the blood and lymph vessels, nerves, and the vas flow.For this reason, the first symptom most urological diseases - pain in the testicles, smack in the abdominal cavity.
Causes pain in the testicles
Pulls left testicle , bringing discomfort when sitting or walking short sharp shooting pains, feeling out the seals in self-examination - cause for concern may be a lot, but even on the most colorful verbal description of any doctor youthe diagnosis will not put.Scrotal ultrasound and consultation of the urologist - the only way to find out the cause and eliminate the painful symptoms.
pain in the testicles can be caused by:
- orchitis - inflammation of the testicle, which is caused by mumps virus.In itself, the disease is extremely rare, an exception - possible complications after the pig disease.As the virus spreads throughout the body, it is likely (about 25%) lesions and genital glands.At the same time become painful testicles, increase in volume;
- injury.Direct blow to the scrotum or less painful "sports" injury (while riding a bicycle during riding, training, etc.).Any injury can lead to swelling of the scrotum and the appearance of prolonged pain in the testicles;
- inguinal hernia.If the scrotum drops too much guts, the pressure on the testicles will be expressed in periodic dragging pain;
- benign or malignant tumors.If there is no apparent reason, a reflection of pain sensitivity may be testicular tumors or cysts in the testes or in the internal organs (eg, kidney);
- twisting of the testicle.This can be a spontaneous phenomenon and the result of direct trauma of the scrotum.Clamping blood vessels in the spermatic cord is likely to disrupt blood flow and acute lack of oxygen in the tissues of the testicle.The most common such abnormality occurs in adolescents 12-18 years, at least - in adults at the wrong location relative testicular scrotal wall.In this case it requires immediate surgical intervention because hypoxia can lead to the death of gonadal tissues;
- Disease of the epididymis (epididymitis).The cause of the disease - bacteria (gonococci, chlamydia), causing inflammation of the urethra, and then - the vas deferens and epididymis.At the beginning of disease symptoms are confined to pulling pain, which, if untreated, develops into a sharp pain during urination, burning sensation in the channel temperature rise.The examination can be seen that increased egg and a touch that causes significant discomfort.Most often, there is only inflammation appendage on one side.Delays in access to a doctor facing infertility and impotence.
When to see a doctor
In acute pain to the doctor should contact immediately (especially when it comes to direct trauma or suspected twisted testicle).on the results of survey specialist will appoint the necessary tests and examinations (ultrasound, urethral smear for the detection of sexually transmitted diseases, blood, urine, etc.). Even if you feel just a nagging pain, is not a reason to put off a visit to a specialist.In itself, the disease persists, it can only develop into an acute form and a chronic phase.
- Pain (nagging, acute sense of "holding something") when you touch the egg;
- increase in testicle size;
- seal, change in shape;
- scrotal pain (often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, high temperature);
- after injury pain is not abated within an hour;
- when probing revealed tuberosity or bulge (possibly without pain), which did not exist before.
If any of the above symptoms, you should immediately make an appointment with the urologist.
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017