Athletes or active men usually never experience pain or tenderness in the testes (testicles) when it is running or sports. Why is that?
In anatomy, alias scrotal testes are very sensitive and susceptible to injury. Runners or athletes to a higher risk of tension in the groin, direct trauma or other injuries that can cause testicular pain.
Testicular pain can occur for many reasons, some of which can not be identified.Although most cases are not serious, but testicular pain can sometimes be part of a dangerous condition.
The cause of testicular pain during running is usually benign and harmless. The reason could be due to excessive movement or due to a groin injury that is not appropriate clothing.
Reporting from the LIVESTRONG and mayoclinic, Sunday (01/05/2011), in more serious cases, testicular pain while running can also be caused by a hernia. Testicular pain can also be caused by other problems in the body, such as the kidney or stomach.
And in severe cases, pain in the testicles should not be ignored because it could be a sign of serious illness, among others:
- Testicular rupture
- Kidney stones
- Orchitis (inflammation of the testicles which is generally caused by some bacteria or viruses, like mumps, brucellosis and certain STDs)
- Spermatokel (caused by a cyst growing in the epididymis, the coiled tube that lies behind each testicle)
- Varicocele (varicose veins that occur in the testes)
- Epididymitis (inflammation of the epididymis)
- Hematokel (buildup of blood in the body cavity)
- Testicular torsion (in circumstances where the twisted spermatic tract, causing disruption in getting blood to the testis alirasn)
- Testicular Cancer
- Inguinal hernia
How to cope?
In mild cases, to avoid testicular pain during running should wear appropriate safety clothing and can help prevent pain in the testicles during a run.
Clothing supporters are usually made of nylon or mesh material that allows sweat to evaporate and prevent excessive movement that can cause pain.
However, in severe cases such as showing other symptoms such as bruising, swelling or perdaraha, then you should immediately seek medical help.
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