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Ive been feeling needle like pinchin sensation in testicles.

Customer Question

Hi, ive been feeling needle like pinchin sensation in testicles. and itchiness. it comes and goes. tested negative for STDs
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes they dont see anything out of the ordinary
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

Hi, Dr. Ashori here, how long has this been going on for now?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
a couple months
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i also feel a warm sensation on my back
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I'm glad that you tested negative for STD's.

The pinching sensation likely is from spasms of blood vessels in the testicles.

It's not anything abnormal and can happen from time to time.

Usually you might notice that they will itch more, be more sensitive or be more retracted.

Where is the pain in your back?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It's not pain in the back. It's a warm sensation throughout the back. I tend to get hot throughout the body. Tend to get very warm throughout the body something I didn't before.
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I see, so it's more of a warm sensation, no pain. I understand.

Anxiety can cause such a sensation but hormone imbalances such as thyroid issues or excess blood sugar can give you the same sensation.

Muscle spasms can give on and off warm sensation but usually that is associated with pain as well.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

It's unlikely that the sensation in the testicles is associated with the back.

It's not a sign of anything dangerous like cancer, that usually will present with very hard mass on the testicle and a lot of pain.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
What should I take. What treatment?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I would recommend increasing the omega fatty acids, that will decrease the spasms. Next try to take some anti-inflammatories, advil or motrin or ibuprofen.

That should decrease inflammation and within a few weeks it should decrease a lot.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
ive also felt itchines on anus on and off
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

You could try supplements but I don't recommend them until you try the more natural things like the omega fatty acids that I recommended.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

If it's on and off it could be related to the sensation you are feeling in the testicle. And you already had STD testing which is good.

The only disease that causes anal itching is parasites but if that's the case then the itching would be severe and get worse day by day. In that case you would need to do a stool test to check for parasites but it's unlikely that you have that based on what you have described.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

Please let me know if this information helped.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
should i take omega3 fatty acid oil pills?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

Yes, the omega 3 is fine, there are also those that have omega 3 and 6 and 9 fatty acids.

If you find the combination pills they are much more effective.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
is there any brand you would recommend?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

https://www.amazon.com/Nature-Made-Triple-Omega-Softgels/dp/B003PGJM00/ref=sr_1_4_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1476669836&sr=8-4&keywords=omega+fatty+acids

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
could these symptoms be std related even though the tests came back negative? could it be that the stds didnt show in the test?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

With today's test it's really impossible for an STD to be missed.

I don't think any of the symptims you are having has to do with an STD so don't be worried, it's likely a benign cause.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
ive also felt warm flushing in my thighs
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I would watch and see if anything changes. Most likely the symptoms will go away with time.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

The sensation in the thighs probably is the same thing you are experiencing in the back, it shouldn't have anything to do with anything serious.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
would you say that the warm flushing on the thighs is related to an omega deficiency?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

That's likely the case.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I would take it for 2-3 weeks and see if you notice an improvement. I suspect after even a few days you will notice a good improvement.

Make sure to eat healthy and avoid stress in the meantime.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
would the omega then resolve the spasms of blood vessels on testicles?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

Most likely, I suspect they are interrelated.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
would the deficiency of omega cause to get hot and need to be lower the ac when others in the same room dont feel hot or get cold when im very warm?
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

Yes, it can. Because it means that your body is slightly inflamed. Could be from something you're eating or maybe stress. Omega will decrease the inflammation.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
ok. thanks. i think that helps alot. im going to definitely start taking the omega. hopefully that will help.
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

I think it will.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 7 months ago.

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