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My son(9 years old) has ongoing testicular pain.antibiotics

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my son(9 years old) has ongoing testicular pain.antibiotics and painkillers do not work. He had USG done but all looked fine. We wonder if this pain can not be caused by nerve damage or something like that. Pain comes and goes in intervals and feels like pinching.
JA: The Neurologist can help. To begin, do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: not all
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in your son's medical history the Neurologist should know?
Customer: he has food allergy nuts and shellfish and the pain is now ongoing for a week with very little improvement even with strong painkillers there is not much change in the pain intensity and antibiotic did not work as we were told at the end that it was viral not bacterial. We would like to know if it can be caused by nerves in the area as pinched or damaged nerve.
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 18 days ago.

Because the testes arise embryologically in close proximity to the kidneys, pain arising in the kidneys or retroperitoneum may also be referred to as the testes. So an abdominal ultrasound, intravenous pyelography and a CT scan of the abdomen also should be done to evaluate testicular pain (as the medical imaging of testes/scrotum) was normal.

A passing kidney stone or kidney or ureter diseases may cause pain in scrotum/testes.

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