If you have pain in your testicles or scrotum, see your urologist as soon as possible to find its root cause and get the treatment needed to prevent complications. At Pasadena Urological Medical Group in Pasadena, California, the experienced urology physicians offer treatments for testicular/scrotal pain to provide relief and reduce further problems. Call the office to schedule an evaluation or book one online today.
Testicular pain is a feeling of discomfort in your testicles or scrotum. Numerous factors can cause it, some of which are serious and need immediate medical attention. The pain might be mild or severe and appear in one or both of your testicles. Testicular/scrotal pain is either acute (short-lived) or chronic (long-lasting).
Pasadena Urological Medical Group offers a complete workup of scrotal pain, including in-office ultrasounds. Providers focus on medically managing bothersome symptoms and preventing recurrence.
If you have testicular or scrotal pain, it may feel like:
Severe testicular pain could be a sign of testicular torsion, a severe medical problem that causes testicle blood supply loss and requires emergency medical care.
Some of the common risk factors for developing testicular/scrotal pain include:
Finding the root cause of testicular/scrotal pain is vital in determining the best way to treat your condition and prevent complications.
To diagnose the cause of your discomfort, the Pasadena Urological Medical Group team discusses your medical history, lifestyle habits, and symptoms. They complete a physical exam, check your vital signs, and may order blood or urine testing. You might need an ultrasound to screen for signs of cancer.
Your personalized treatment for testicular/scrotal pain may include:
Surgery corrects hernias, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, and other common causes of testicular pain. Your provider can make repairs, remove tissues, and reduce pain during surgery.
Shockwave lithotripsy uses shockwave energy to break up kidney stones responsible for testicular discomfort.
To find out what’s causing testicular/scrotal pain and treat it, schedule an evaluation with the Pasadena Urological Medical Group team by phone or book one online today.