The following problems are covered in this section:
- Checking your testicles – what is normal and how to examine your testicles
- Retractile testicles – what makes your testicles move up into your body
- Itchy, sweaty testicles and scrotum – also see jock itch and crab lice
- Painful testicle(s) with or without swelling
- Swellings, lumps and enlarged testicle(s) – includes hydrocele (fluid around the testicle) and varicocele (swollen veins in the scrotum - 'bag of worms')
- Undescended (missing) testicle(s)
Dr Phil Hammond discusses plums, peas and varicocele in his Expert guide to scrotal lumps video below.
Written by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Edited by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Last updated: Tuesday, January 3rd 2017
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