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For my entire life, I'm 25, I've had my right ball sac larger than my left. I recently got this diagnosed as either a communicating/open hydrocele and a hernia (apparently this can simply mean a thin spot in the wall/hole where the balls descend from and doesn't mean that my intestine is involved at all. I will probably eventually decide to get surgery to correct the hernia.

My question stems from the act that when I squeeze my right ball pretty hard (hard enough to force the fluid back up into my body) a tiny bit of clear liquid (not sticky, not urine) with a plungent smell comes out. I've been fully screened for STFs and this has happened for as long as I remember certainly well before being sexually active.


There is no normal way in which pressure on the testicle would cause any fluid to come from the urethra.  I cannot explain what you've described. If any fluid were to be pressed from the testicle, it might go into the abdomen or up the vas to the seminal vesicle but it would stop there.


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Stephen W. Leslie, MD


Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.


Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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