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my left testical hurts had ultrasound of testicals lower left pole with hyperchoec I feel testical died feels like tunic covering is rought on leavaquine antiboctic wont dead tesical or partial dead testical cause ganggreen can they remove the covering of the testical or partal covering thank you randy

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My subspecialty is reconstructive surgery of the urethra and male genitalia (e.g.. for urethral strictures and penile-scrotal discarders).   do not have enough information to give you advice.  I do not know your age, have limited information, and can not examine you via the internet.  Moreover, you had a procedure, but do not say what was advised by the person who ordered or did the ultrasound.

However, there is one point that I would like to make.  When a man has a problem with the testicle itself, and there is a mass on exam, and the ultrasound shows a problem within, it is very important that a cancer not be missed.  Testicular cancer in a man can usually be cured, but it is extremely beneficial that there not be a delay in diagnosis.  Therefore, I recommend you seek advice by a Urologist, not via the Internet, but in person.  I am not suggesting you have cancer.  I am saying that you want to be sure you do not have testicular cancer, and the best way to do that is to see a Urologist.  Best of luck.

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Joel Gelman, M.D.

Expertise

Urethral Stricture Disease, Peyronie's Disease and disorders of penile curvature, Erectile Dysfunction with a focus on penile implant surgery, Male Incontinence, Hypospadias

Experience

Dr. Gelman is a Board Certified Fellowship Trained expert in Male Reconstructive Urology and the Director of the Center for Reconstructive Urology in the Department of Urology at UC, Irvine Medical Center.

Organizations
American Urologic Association Society of GU Reconstructive Surgeons (Board of Directors) International Sexual Medicine Society Western Section, Americal Urological Association

Publications
Journal of Urology Urology Journal of Endourology

Education/Credentials
Residency in Urology, UCLA, completed 1995 Fellowship in GU Reconstruction, Devine Center, completed 1997

Past/Present Clients
The Center for Reconstructive Urology is a regional, national, and international Tertiary Referral Center for urethral stricture disease, penile curvature, erectile dysfunction, male incontinence, and other surgical disorders of the male urethra and penis. Patients have travelled from 24 different states and other countries to receive care at the Center for Reconstructive Urology. More information can be found at http://www.centerforreconstructiveurology.org

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