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Testicular pain and erectile dysfunction

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At the moment, I am sufferring from severe lower aching in my testicles recently. I can not get a erection (generally most of the time). This has been going on for quite a while the false starts. I just can't think of what is up with me. Even when i try to clear my mind, it just does not seem to work. I was wondering if you could give me some advice for my situation please?


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replied January 22nd, 2009
Testicles Answer A5460


The symptoms you reported are not enough for a definitive diagnosis to be given. The problems with the erection and the pain might be unrelated. The pain might be caused by an inflammation of the organs in the scrotum: orchitis (inflammation of the testicles) or epididymitis (inflammation of the epididymis). The inflammation is caused by bacteria in most cases, so a sperm culture with antibiogram might be helpful.


There are many reasons for not being able to get an erection. You might want to visit a urologist for a complete examination of your genital system.


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