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Pulled cremaster muscle
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Xaxton posted:
Sometimes my right testicle "rides up" during masturbation, it all started when I was about 16 and I accidentally slammed my right testicle hard against the computer chair that I was masturbating on. I went to a urologist who said that the only thing that was wrong is that I pulled a muscle, and he told me to take warm baths, which I had not done. I looked up the male scrotom on the internet and I assume that it's the cremaster muscle that's pulled. I am now 23 and I still haven't consistantly put any heat on my testicles and I was wondering if allowing me cremaster muscle to heal would require me to keep my scrotom warm for 7 years since it was about 7 years ago that I pulled it.

Thanks in advance, Xaxton
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Eugenio311 responded:
Testicles are supposed to rise up during sex (or masturbation) especially near ejaculation. It's a protective mechanism to prevent injury. As long as they descend back down into the scrotum there's no problem. I don't think you can "pull" the cremaster muscle, as it's action is reflexive and involuntary. You might have pulled a different muscle in the groin or injured yourself in some way at age 16, that caused the pain.

It doesn't sound like you're still having pain, just concern about the testicle "riding up." If so, you can be sure that you are very normal.

I've heard of wrestlers who push their testes upward into the inguinal canals on purpose before a wrestling match in order to avoid injury. Later they just cough or bear down and they drop back into place. I don't think I want to try it...
 
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Xaxton responded:
It hurts a little when my testicle shifts into my inguinal canal and I was wondering how long it will take to heal.
 
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counterso responded:
A pulled muscle should rarely take more than a couple weeks to fully recover. If you are feeling discomfort like this 7 years later, you should have been at the urologist's office 6.5 years ago. Go now. It does not sound like the muscle pull is related to what you have been experiencing, and you may have had a very mild hernia for the last 6 years.
 
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Xaxton responded:
Ok, thanks.


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