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    Male Genital Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

    Call a doctor if:

    • You have sudden, severe pain in a testicle or the scrotum. This may be a sign of testicular torsion, which needs urgent medical care.
    • Pain or swelling in a testicle or the scrotum gets worse over a period of several hours or days or does not go away after a few days.
    • Pain or swelling occurs with fever.
    • Pain or swelling starts after exposure to the mumps virus.
    • You find a lump.
    • You have a change in the shape, size, or feel of a testicle.
    • One testicle feels very heavy.
    • You have urinary problems along with fever, chills, vomiting, or pain in your back or belly.
    • Your urine is bloody, red, or pink for no clear reason.
    • Pelvic pain or urinary problems last more than 5 days, even with home treatment.
    • Pelvic pain or urinary problems suddenly change or get worse.
    • It hurts when you urinate, ejaculate, or pass stool.
    • There is a strange discharge from your penis.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: July 23, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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