A few hours ago, while taking a shower, I noticed that my right testicle seems to be swollen very large when compared to my left. I have never noticed this before and it has really spooked me. I started running again 2 afternoons ago from being on a break due to an injury. I only started running about 1 1/2 miles a day (today included) and I have proper equipment but my compression shorts are a little loose. Do you all think this could have to do with my running and maybe I just strained something? I drink about 1.5+ gallons of water a day so I'm not sure if it could be some kind of fluid leakage or what. I have no clue why this has happened and if someone could please just help me out I would be very gracious. Thank you.
If the swelling is painless, the best bet is a hernia or a hydrocele (a collection of fluid in the scrotum). Since you don't mention pain or tenderness, epididymitis or other infection seems unlikely. In any case, see a health care provider.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.