Men’s Health

Discussion Prompt

A 32-year-old male arrives to the clinic complaining of acute onset testicular pain for the past 2 days.

  1. What questions would you ask this patient to develop a thorough HPI?
  2. How would you conduct your physical assessment?
  3. List and provide rationales for your top three differential diagnoses
  4. Explain your diagnostic plan
  5. Choose one of the differentials and explain your initial treatment plan

All questions must be answered with supporting evidence from at least one current clinical practice guideline or evidence based study.


Initial Post:

  • Length: A minimum of 280 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least two high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years