Also known as Testicle Pain, Testes Pain, Orchialgia, Painful scrotum, Scrotal pain, and Scrotum pain
Orchialgia is long-term pain of the testes. Orchialgia may be caused by injury, infection, surgery, cancer or testicular torsion and is a possible complication after vasectomy. One author describes the syndromes of chronic testicular pain thus:Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of pain in testicles are epididymitis, varicocele of the testicles, and hydrocele of the testicle. Other possible causes, such as erectile dysfunction, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with pain in testicles, 58% report having swelling of scrotum, 33% report having sharp abdominal pain, and 29% report having side pain.
Patients with pain in testicles often receive urinalysis, radiographic imaging procedure, intravenous fluid replacement, x-ray computed tomography, kidney function tests, ultrasonography, rectal examination and liver function tests .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with pain in testicles include doxycycline, diatrizoate, acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine, mannitol / sorbitol, procainamide, asenapine (saphris), decitabine, diphenoxylate (lomotil), acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine, tigecycline, clavulanate / ticarcillin, abacavir / lamivudine / zidovudine and triazolam (halcion) .
Groups of people at highest risk for pain in testicles include age 30-44 years, sex == male and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == female and age < 1 years almost never get pain in testicles.