Yola, Most likely it has to do with one of two things, either kidney stone formation like you suggested, or there may be a small tear in your urethra that is sending shooting pain signals.
Either way, Vik is correct and you should see a urologist promptly. Any kind of penis/scrotum pain is considered an emergency, and you should not wait, even if it turns out to be not serious.View Thread
If you refuse to be convinced that you must control your urges, then I cannot help or persuade you further. Ultimately you have to decide, just like with any doctor's recommendation, and I have warned you that most doctors do not know what to do with this.
What you complain is impossible is not, you just think it is. There is no physiological condition of "backing up" and there is an automatic release system called a nocturnal emission, which does not require masturbation, if there were any actual reason for it to occur. Men can go years without ejaculation and no harm occurs.
Your doctor said the magic words "could be." If he were sure, he would have said "it is." If you had a clot in a blood vessel, that would be an emergency situation, possibly life-threatening, and letting you go without addressing it would have been highly negligent. Aspirin my ass.View Thread
Mike, it's just not how it works in your PENIS, which is a dead-end street in the lymphatic system. In other parts of your body, the movement of your body plus gravity is what moves the fluid around. Your penis doesn't reconnect from the tip to the rest of your body, so it only has one direction movement can push fluid, IN. You might think you can push it out by laying on your back and stroking down, but you can't create a vacuum at the end of your penis and have lymph flow back into your body.
Think of it as when you hold your finger on the end of a straw with water in it. The water doesn't drip out, even though gravity is pulling on it. In a relaxed system, the water could still circulate with small currents within the straw and the glass it sits in, but forcing the water from the straw by squashing it, creates a squashed straw under stress, and no water will be pulled back up because it's insufficiently elastic. An irritated lymph channel is also inelastic. Therefore simple mechanics proves that massaging your penis does not help with lymph flow.
Vik, a saliva test includes a blood spot, it is not done alone. Sorry if I implied that it was one or the other. I was railing against blood spot alone, saying that you needed the accompanying saliva test to have a cross-reference.View Thread
I'm saying saliva testing is more accurate for testosterone because it measures free T, not just total T. The serum test only measures total T, so there is a lack of a reference point to interpret that single number.
A comprehensive hormone test includes both serum and saliva components. Only some hormones have a significant shift through the day (like Cortisol), which are the ones that would be collected at multiple intervals (4-6) when you use a comprehensive kit. Testosterone is not one of those that needs to be measured at different times of day. Many hormones are fine to read in serum only because the desired information is available and definitive that way. If a saliva test is available for a particular hormone, it is most likely that there are additional factors that makes this data important.
Because sperm take just under 3 months to mature, the 3 month re-test is the interval set. If you aren't "clearing the chamber" as you say, then you may be storing viable sperm for some period of days.
Masturbating 5x/day will not speed up the process. You would run out of sperm, but not semen, on a normal day and create a false reading of absence. You will still need to wait the 3 months to check the development cycle.
Ejaculating 1-3 times per week for 3 months is normal human behavior. That's where that number comes from. It's not like you've stacked marbles in a chute. Sperm development and ejaculatory processes don't work like that.
Refraining from sexual stimulation after surgery is more about safety and pain than function.View Thread
I'm sorry that no one saw your message sooner. WebMD isn't an ideal place for urgent questions.
Testicular pain is always considered an emergency, and it takes a doctor to make a proper determination of what the cause is, usually a urologist, since most GPs don't know what they're doing when it comes to genitalia.
That the pain was brief may be a decent indication that it was only an incident, whatever the cause, and not something severe like torsion, which would not stop being painful, unless you untwisted it yourself.
There are several things that could cause the sensation you were feeling. It's unfortunate that you find your body's needs an embarrassment. And it is a risk not treating something urgently, especially in this part of your body.
That said, the next time (hopefully there won't be one) you feel something like that. Be plain about it and simply say that you need to see the doctor because you have a pain that you can't explain, and you're worried because you didn't do anything to cause it. If you have to say where, just say in your pants, at least until you get to the doctor. Your parents don't have to be in the room with you when you see your doctor. But you should be very clear with the doctor, who won't be embarrassed at all. Remember, most general practitioners and family doctors don't know much about genitals, so you may need to be specific enough to see a urologist, but you can take that up with the GP instead of asking in advance for a specialist.
Hopefully the pain has not returned since your post in the last 4 days. If it has, let me know.View Thread
If your doctor hasn't examined your prostate, they have no business suggesting that it is involved in your symptoms.
Post-void dribbling is most commonly caused by poor urination habits. That would be creating a u-bend or allowing pressure from clothing on your penis while urinating. Then stopping the flow by clenching is the second problem.
As an experiment, you can try either sitting to urinate, and no clenching of your muscles to end flow, or the same standing with your pants fully open.
Dependence on milking is leaning towards evidence that it is an impeded flow (by bend or muscle action) that fools your nerves into thinking you're done, and then when you relax, the last bit comes out.
If anything to stop flow, you should be bearing down a little bit like you're trying to push out a bowel movement, not clenching to tighten up.View Thread