Testicular Disorders (cont.)
Steven Doerr, MD
Steven Doerr, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Doerr received his undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He graduated with his Medical Degree from the University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado in 1998 and completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine from Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado in 2002, where he also served as Chief Resident.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- Testicular pain facts
- What is testicular pain (pain in the testicles)?
- What function do the testicles have?
- What causes testicular pain?
- Testicular torsion causes
- Epididymitis causes
- Torsion of a testicular appendage causes
- Trauma causes
- Inguinal hernia causes
- Orchitis causes
- Kidney stone causes
- Testicular tumor causes
- What are the signs and symptoms of conditions causing testicular pain?
- How are the causes of testicular pain diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for testicular pain?
- What are the complications of the conditions causing testicular pain?
- How can testicular pain be prevented?
- Find a local Urologist in your town
How can testicular pain be prevented?
There are a few measures that you can take to prevent certain causes of testicular pain. However, many of the causes are not entirely preventable.
- For epididymitis or bacterial orchitis caused by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), condom use can reduce the risk of transmission of STDs
- The use of appropriate protective gear during sporting activities can help prevent testicular trauma.
- Mumps immunization can decrease the incidence of viral orchitis.
MedscapeReference.com. Testicular Cancer.
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