Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
Parts of the reproductive organs other than the testicle can also become painful. Fortunately, it's rare for this to be a sign of a serious problem such as cancer.
The epididymis is the first part of the spermatic cord as it exits from the testicle. Often it is difficult to feel where the testicle ends and the spermatic cord begins. Infection and inflammation of the epididymis, called epididymitis, can be quite painful with or without it feeling swollen.
Call your doctor's office. You need medical evaluation for possible epididymitis or a condition that may be involving the testicle itself.
Continue to learn about other possible causes of pain in or near the scrotum.
- Abdomen and Pelvis
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- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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