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Swollen testicle-PLEASE help
An_249754 posted:
I've gotten a swollen testicle over 4 times now, it happens every month or couple of months. I tried to figure what triggers it but sometimes it comes out of no where!!! Ill be In perfect health then I start feeling it. I usually get it in my right testicle but it happened in the left side before. The pain that comes with it is EXCRUCIATING pain, from 1-10 I would say its a 9!! If the right testicle swells for instance I feel sharp consistent pain in the testicle and radiates up and around to my back on the right side. It is sooo bad I have lost my job for calling off sick too much. It usually lasts for a week to a week and half. Everytime it comes with a fever! I only have sex with one girl. I went to the emergency for the first time and they thought its because of an STD so they gave me doxycycline and a shot in the butt but my results tested me NEGATIVE for chlamydia and gonorrea which are the 2 that would cause that. But after finishing the doxycycline, a month later, it happened again and they basically told me they dont know!!! i dont have a doctor and the bill from the hospital is over $3,000!!! I'm terrified it will happen again. Please any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
counterso responded:
Testicular pain is an EMERGENCY and requires immediate medical treatment. It's likely that you have a hydrocele or some other variable swelling that requires treatment. General practice physicians (at the hospital) know about as much about your genitals as you do about thermodynamics. See a urologist, immediately.

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