Pain in Both Testicles Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand your pain in both testicles symptoms, including 4 causes and common questions.

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Contents

  1. 4 Possible Pain In Both Testicles Causes
  2. Real-Life Stories
  3. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  4. Statistics
  5. Related Articles

4 Possible Pain In Both Testicles Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced pain in both testicles. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Epididymitis

Epididymitis is an inflammation of one or both of the tubes of the epididymis, a coiled tube which stores sperm inside each testicle. It is caused by a bacterial infection, most often from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. Epididymitis can also be caused by a urina...

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Groin nerve irritation

There are several nerves supplying the groin, inner thigh and genital region. Entrapment or irritation of one of these nerves can result in pain or numbness in this area. This is often caused by surgery in this area but can happen without a specific cause as well.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: thigh numbness, groin numbness, testicle numbness, sharp testicle or scrotum pain, sharp groin pain

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Non-serious testicle injury

Being struck in the testicles is very common, and despite the intense pain that follows, rarely requires professional medical care.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: testicle pain from an injury, testicle injury

Symptoms that always occur with non-serious testicle injury: testicle injury

Urgency: Self-treatment

Groin hernia

A groin hernia, also called an inguinal hernia, means that a structure in the lower abdomen – a loop of intestine or a section of fat – has pushed through the muscles of the abdominal wall. This creates a bulge, or hernia, that can be seen and felt in the groin.

A hernia is caused by a weak spot in the abdominal wall muscles, which can separate under heavy lifting or repeated straining. The weakness may be inherited or may be from previous surgery, injury, or pregnancy.

Symptoms include a bulge low down in the abdomen, most visible when the person stands; and pain in the bulge with any strain on the abdominal muscles, such as lifting a heavy object or bending over.

A hernia will not heal on its own. There is the risk of serious complications if the blood supply to the herniated organ becomes reduced or cut off.

Diagnosis is made through physical examination and x-ray or CT scan.

A small hernia may need no treatment. A larger one can be repaired with surgery.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: pain in the lower right abdomen, pain in the lower left abdomen, groin pain, testicle pain, groin lump

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Pain In Both Testicles

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Do you feel pain when you urinate?
  • Are you sexually active?
  • Do you notice anything going on with your testicles or scrotum?
  • Have you experienced any nausea?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Pain In Both Testicles Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced pain in both testicles have also experienced:

  • 10% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
  • 7% Lower Back Pain
  • 6% Pain In The Lower Left Abdomen

People who have experienced pain in both testicles were most often matched with:

  • 55% Epididymitis
  • 33% Groin Nerve Irritation
  • 11% Non-Serious Testicle Injury

People who have experienced pain in both testicles had symptoms persist for:

  • 33% Less than a week
  • 27% Less than a day
  • 20% Over a month

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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