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Swollen left testicle what can it be?

Alan: Hello. I would like to know why can hurt and swelling of the left testicle and left side? How to cure and what consequence, if not timely cured? Thanks in advance.

The answer of the doctor-doctor: Hello, Alan. The increase of the testis may be associated with inflammatory processes of the scrotum, cysts appendages, varicocele, hernia, tumor. I recommend to start with performing ultrasound of the scrotum with Doppler and visits andrologist (urologist). In addition, it is desirable to conduct a survey of all of the abdominal cavity (USG). Consequences if untreated can be very unpredictable, depending on the cause of swelling on my left side and testicle. I wish you health.