With treatment, your pain may improve within 1 to 3 days. Depending on the cause of your testicle pain, your condition may take up to 4 weeks to heal. Rest: Limit your activity until your pain decreases.... read more ›
- Wear an athletic supporter, or cup, to support the scrotum. ...
- Use ice to reduce swelling in the scrotum.
- Take warm baths.
- Support your testicles while lying down by placing a rolled towel under your scrotum.
Bicycling is one of the possible causes of some urological disorders including testicular torsion.... view details ›
Thousands of men suffer from a serious, disabling condition called chronic testicular pain (CTP). CTP can be intermittent or constant. Most testicular pain is considered chronic if the patient has suffered with it for at least three months.... continue reading ›
Regular cyclists also run a higher risk of testicular damage and impaired testicular function. Mountain bikers run a particular risk, says Mr Nargund, as studies have shown that they exhibit higher levels of scrotal abnormalities than on-road cyclists.... see more ›
If there are no lumps but they feel tender then it could be possible that you have an infection such as epididymitis. If they feel squidgy like a bag of worms then you may have a varicocele, which is a varicose vein of the scrotum. During exercise, these can swell and cause discomfort.... see more ›
It takes about 6 to 8 weeks for the swelling to go away. You may have to have many follow-up visits with your urologist to chart your progress. If conservative measures (meds and jock strap) don't work, surgery may be needed and the testicle may have to be removed.... see details ›
Causes of testicle pain or pain in the testicle area can include: Diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by diabetes) Epididymitis (testicle inflammation) Hydrocele (fluid buildup that causes swelling of the scrotum)... read more ›
Ice: If you experience a strain in your groin during riding or wake with a sore groin, apply ice to the area especially within the first 48 hours. Ice helps calm any inflammation and later stimulates blood flow, both of which are needed.... continue reading ›
Do Pro Cyclists Shave or Wax? Most pro cyclists prefer to shave. Even the ones that wax, shave more than they wax. This is because in their opinion shaving is easier, faster, and less painful.... read more ›
Most urologists will agree that chronic epididymitis can be unilateral or bilateral; can range from mild, intermittent discomfort to severe, constant pain; can be exacerbated by certain activities, including ejaculation; can be associated with a normal-feeling or enlarged indurated epididymis; and appears to wax and ...... read more ›
Testicular pain refers to pain or discomfort felt in one or both testicles. The pain may be acute or chronic, dull, sharp, or a sensation of soreness or vague discomfort/ache. The primary role of the testicle is to produce sperm and the hormone testosterone.... see details ›
Testicular pain can be either acute (sudden and short) or chronic (gradual and long-lasting). Aside from the sharp pain of sudden injury, your first symptom might be a dull ache that increases with time or with activity. Testicular pain can be severe because the testicles have many sensitive nerves.... continue reading ›
How long does it take to recover from treatment for testicular trauma? You should probably rest for 24 to 48 hours if you have a mild injury. If things get worse, or if you aren't better, you should see your provider. If you have a more severe trauma, you should go back to your provider one to two weeks later.... see more ›
“We recommend soft saddles, padded pants, full suspension bikes, and to get out of the saddle as often as possible.” These measures should reduce the pressure and shaking that hurts your testicles.... read more ›
Sexual activity is reported as the most common risk factor for epididymitis; however, those who are not sexually active may be at risk too. Participating in strenuous physical activity, riding a bicycle or motorcycle, or sitting for prolonged periods of time increase the chance for epididymitis.... read more ›