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Varicocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/varicocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20378771

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Varicocele Varicocele A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins that transport oxygen-depleted blood away from the testicle. A varicocele (VAR-ih-koe-seel) is an enlargement of the veins within the loose bag of skin that holds your testicles (scrotum). A varicocele is similar to a varicose vein you might see in your leg. Varicoceles are a common cause of low sperm production and decr...

Varicocele - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/varicocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378772

Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, which might reveal a nontender mass above your testicle that feels like a bag of worms. If it's large enough, your doctor will be able to feel it. If you have a smaller varicocele, your doctor might ask you to stand, take a deep breath and hold it while you bear down (Valsalva maneuver). This helps your doctor detect abnormal enlargement of th...

Varicocele - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/varicocele/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20378776

Jan 15th, 2020 - Varicocele care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic reproductive endocrinologists and male fertility experts are fellowship trained and leaders in their field. They will work directly with you to improve your chances for fertility and successful conception — whether by medication, surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) or another method. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose ...

Epididymitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epididymitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20363853

Jul 10th, 2019 - Overview Scrotum, testicle and epididymis Scrotum, testicle and epididymis Epididymitis is an inflammation of the small, coiled tube at the back of the testicle (epididymis). Epididymitis (ep-ih-did-uh-MY-tis) is an inflammation of the coiled tube (epididymis) at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. Males of any age can get epididymitis. Epididymitis is most often caused by a...

Epididymitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epididymitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363854

Jul 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will check for enlarged lymph nodes in your groin and an enlarged testicle on the affected side. Your doctor might also do a rectal examination to check for prostate enlargement or tenderness. Tests your doctor might recommend include: STI screening. A narrow swab is inserted into the end of your penis to obtain a sample of discharge from your urethra. The sample is checke...

Undescended testicle - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/undescended-testicle/symptoms-causes/syc-20351995

Apr 18th, 2019 - Overview An undescended testicle (cryptorchidism) is a testicle that hasn't moved into its proper position in the bag of skin hanging below the penis (scrotum) before birth. Usually just one testicle is affected, but about 10 percent of the time both testicles are undescended. An undescended testicle is uncommon in general, but common among baby boys born prematurely. The vast majority of the t...

Orchitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/orchitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20375860

Oct 9th, 2018 - Overview Orchitis (or-KIE-tis) is an inflammation of one or both testicles. Bacterial or viral infections can cause orchitis, or the cause can be unknown. Orchitis is most often the result of a bacterial infection, such as a sexually transmitted infection (STI). In some cases, the mumps virus can cause orchitis. Bacterial orchitis might be associated with epididymitis — an inflammation of the c...

Testicular torsion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-torsion/symptoms-causes/syc-20378270

May 4th, 2018 - Overview Testicular torsion occurs when a testicle rotates, twisting the spermatic cord that brings blood to the scrotum. The reduced blood flow causes sudden and often severe pain and swelling. Testicular torsion is most common between ages 12 and 18, but it can occur at any age, even before birth. Testicular torsion usually requires emergency surgery. If treated quickly, the testicle can usua...

Testicular torsion - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-torsion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378274

May 4th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you questions to verify whether your signs and symptoms are caused by testicular torsion or something else. Doctors often diagnose testicular torsion with a physical exam of the scrotum, testicles, abdomen and groin. Your doctor might also test your reflexes by lightly rubbing or pinching the inside of your thigh on the affected side. Normally, this causes the tes...

Hydrocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20363969

Mar 7th, 2018 - Overview A hydrocele (HI-droe-seel) is a type of swelling in the scrotum that occurs when fluid collects in the thin sheath surrounding a testicle. Hydrocele is common in newborns and usually disappears without treatment by age 1. Older boys and adult men can develop a hydrocele due to inflammation or injury within the scrotum. A hydrocele usually isn't painful or harmful and might not need any...

Hydrocele - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363971

Mar 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start with a physical exam. It's likely to include: Checking for tenderness in an enlarged scrotum. Applying pressure to the abdomen and scrotum to check for inguinal hernia. Shining a light through the scrotum (transillumination). If you or your child has a hydrocele, transillumination will show clear fluid surrounding the testicle. After that, your doctor might reco...

Spermatocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spermatocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20377829

Feb 6th, 2018 - Overview Spermatocele Spermatocele A spermatocele, also known as a spermatic cyst, is a typically painless, noncancerous (benign), fluid-filled sac that grows near the top of a testicle. A spermatocele (SPUR-muh-toe-seel) is an abnormal sac (cyst) that develops in the epididymis — the small, coiled tube located on the upper testicle that collects and transports sperm. Noncancerous and generally...

Spermatocele - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spermatocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377833

Feb 6th, 2018 - Diagnosis To diagnose a spermatocele, you'll need a physical exam. Although a spermatocele generally isn't painful, you might feel discomfort when your doctor examines (palpates) the mass. You might also undergo the following diagnostic tests: Transillumination. Your doctor might shine a light through your scrotum. With a spermatocele, the light will indicate that the mass is fluid-filled rathe...

Adult Hydrocele
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16294-adult-hydrocele

Jun 1st, 2017 - What is adult hydrocele? A hydrocele occurs in males when fluid fills the scrotum, which is the sac under the penis that contains the testicles. Fluid can surround one or both testicles, causing swelling in the scrotum. Although the condition is much more common in baby boys, it may also occur in adult men. Normal Scrotal Anatomy (left). Scrotal Anatomy with Hydrocele (right) How common is adul...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epididymitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20363853?p=1

ew Epididymitis (ep-ih-did-uh-MY-tis) is an inflammation of the coiled tube (epididymis) at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. Males of any age can get epididymitis. Epididymitis is most often caused by a bacterial infection, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as gonorrhea or chlamydia. Sometimes, a testicle also becomes inflamed — a condition called epi...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20363969?p=1

ew A hydrocele (HI-droe-seel) is a type of swelling in the scrotum that occurs when fluid collects in the thin sheath surrounding a testicle. Hydrocele is common in newborns and usually disappears without treatment by age 1. Older boys and adult men can develop a hydrocele due to inflammation or injury within the scrotum. A hydrocele usually isn't painful or harmful and might not need any treat...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-torsion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378274?p=1

sis Your doctor will ask you questions to verify whether your signs and symptoms are caused by testicular torsion or something else. Doctors often diagnose testicular torsion with a physical exam of the scrotum, testicles, abdomen and groin. Your doctor might also test your reflexes by lightly rubbing or pinching the inside of your thigh on the affected side. Normally, this causes the testicle ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/varicocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378772?p=1

sis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, which might reveal a nontender mass above your testicle that feels like a bag of worms. If it's large enough, your doctor will be able to feel it. If you have a smaller varicocele, your doctor might ask you to stand, take a deep breath and hold it while you bear down (Valsalva maneuver). This helps your doctor detect abnormal enlargement of the vein...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/varicocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20378771?p=1

ew A varicocele (VAR-ih-koe-seel) is an enlargement of the veins within the loose bag of skin that holds your testicles (scrotum). A varicocele is similar to a varicose vein you might see in your leg. Varicoceles are a common cause of low sperm production and decreased sperm quality, which can cause infertility. However, not all varicoceles affect sperm production. Varicoceles can also cause te...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-torsion/symptoms-causes/syc-20378270?p=1

ew Testicular torsion occurs when a testicle rotates, twisting the spermatic cord that brings blood to the scrotum. The reduced blood flow causes sudden and often severe pain and swelling. Testicular torsion is most common between ages 12 and 18, but it can occur at any age, even before birth. Testicular torsion usually requires emergency surgery. If treated quickly, the testicle can usually be...