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Hi,started yesterday with a dull ache on my left and

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Hi,started yesterday with a dull ache on my left testicle and seems to be also effecting lower left abdomen ....thought it could be with weight training. Shall I give it a day or so whilst taking anti- inflammatories, what do you suggest.
Thanx
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer: Simon
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Simon

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Nice to meet you

Customer: Hello
Dr. Phil, MD :

any swelling in the testicle?

Customer: No
Dr. Phil, MD :

are you sexually active?

Customer: Yes
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

fever/chills?

Customer: None
Dr. Phil, MD :

trouble urinating?

Customer: Not really
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

good

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is one of two things Simon

Dr. Phil, MD :

1)hernia

Dr. Phil, MD :

2)epididymitis

Customer: Had a well man checkup 10 yrs ago and the doc said I had very small hernia on both sides of groin but they didn't need attention. Been lifting heavy weights recently and wondered if I could have just aggravated the left side
Dr. Phil, MD :

bingo

Dr. Phil, MD :

that is exactly what it is

Customer: The scrotum seems to be reacting normally then.....nothing serious to worry about
Dr. Phil, MD :

probably not

Dr. Phil, MD :

but if it persists or gets worse you need seen

Dr. Phil, MD :

or if you develop serious symptoms like fever/chills/etc

Customer: Had ole test recently after a blood test. Been injecting test to build it up
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

just be careful

Customer: Low testestorone
Dr. Phil, MD :

your weight training is causing this

Customer: I will monitor this week....drop a bit of weight and see if the ache alleviates
Dr. Phil, MD :

okay sounds good

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions Simon?

Customer: Shall I continue with the anti-inflammatories or just allow it to take it's courde
Dr. Phil, MD :

anti inflammatories are good

Customer: Ok thanks for your info and help
Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating me positive before leaving Simon?

Customer: Will do....hope I'm still alive in 3 months.....lol
Dr. Phil, MD :

you will be :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

and thank you

Customer: Cheers.
Dr. Phil, MD :

cheers

Dr. Phil, MD :

just click the positive face to close the chat simon

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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