Recent Aortic Valve Replacement

Posted by showflash @showflash, Oct 26, 2017

Crazy question.

I see one of my physicians tomorrow, the surgeon in mid November.

Had aortic valve replaced and a 3-way bypass on October 5th. Everything seems fine but for one problem.

I am taking a number of medications for the surgery.

Within the last 5 days my testicles have become very sore, pain around an 8 out of 10, and the pain is most felt when moving/standing. If I sit or lay down I do not have any problems.

Is it possible that one of the medications is causing me this discomfort?

Do you need a list of the medications that I am taking?

Hello @showflash,

Welcome to Connect, and thank you for reaching out to the community with your concerns. I actually found two journal articles on whether heart medications may or may not be the cause of testicular pain:

You may also wish to view these discussion on Connect:
– Very minor pains in and around the testicles, probably spasms?
–I ‘ve been experiencing some slight pains in my right testicle
– A few days ago one of my testicles started aching

I’m also tagging @JustinMcClanahan, the moderator of the Men’s Health group,; Justin would you have more knowledge of Connect members who may have experienced similar symptoms?

@showflash, if you wish, please let us know about your progress, or what explanation the physician may have given you? We look forward to getting to know you better.

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