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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Two - Sided Testicular Swelling

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced two-sided testicular swelling. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Epididymitis

    Epididymitis is swelling (inflammation) of the epididymis, a tube that sits on top of the testicle and is involved in making sperm. Most cases of inflammation are due to an infection.

    Pain eases in a few days, swelling may take up to a week to go down.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    nausea, fever, chills, pain in one testicle, vomiting
    Urgency:
    In-person visit

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  2. 2.Intermittent Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion occurs when the testicle rotates which cuts off the testicle's blood supply. This causes severe pain and swelling. In the case of intermittent testicular torsion, the testicle de-rotates itself and symptoms resolve.

    Symptoms resolve within a few days

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    nausea, testicle pain that comes and goes, vomiting, pain in one testicle, testicular swelling
    Symptoms that always occur with intermittent testicular torsion:
    testicle pain that comes and goes
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  3. 3.Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion occurs when the testicle rotates which cuts off the testicle's blood supply. This causes severe pain and swelling.

    With prompt treatment, it is unlikely there will be any permanent damage. It is important to get to the hospital within 6 hours of the start of pain to make sure the testicle can be saved.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    testicle pain, nausea, pain in one testicle, vomiting, testicular swelling
    Symptoms that always occur with testicular torsion:
    testicle pain
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Two - Sided Testicular Swelling

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

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Two - Sided Testicular Swelling Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced two-sided testicular swelling have also experienced:

    • 7% Testicle Pain
    • 4% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 3% Painful Urination
  • People who have experienced two-sided testicular swelling had symptoms persist for:

    • 39% Less Than a Week
    • 25% Less Than a Day
    • 19% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced two-sided testicular swelling were most often matched with:

    • 40% Testicular Torsion
    • 33% Epididymitis
    • 26% Intermittent Testicular Torsion
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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