Testicular Ultrasound Scan

Private Testicular Ultrasound Scan in London

With Many Years Of Experience Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Scan Clinic In London​

Testicular Ultrasound Scan

At London Private Ultrasound, we prioritize your health and peace of mind. Our Testicular Ultrasound Scan is a painless, non-invasive procedure designed especially for men above 18 experiencing testicular discomfort, swelling, or unusual lumps. Our thorough examination covers the testes, epididymi, scrotal sac, and checks the blood supply. Pai

Frequently Asked Questions:

The Testicular Ultrasound Scan is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Early Detection: It can identify abnormal growths, lumps, or other changes in the testes that might indicate conditions like testicular cancer. Early detection improves the chances of successful treatment.
  2. Diagnosis: Helps in diagnosing conditions such as testicular torsion (a medical emergency where the spermatic cord twists, cutting off blood flow to the testicle), epididymitis (inflammation of the epididymis), or hydrocele (fluid accumulation around a testicle).
  3. Non-Invasive: The scan offers a painless and non-invasive method to examine the testes, making it a preferred choice for many patients and doctors.
  4. Blood Flow Analysis: By assessing the blood flow to the testes, it ensures there aren’t any circulation issues which could have serious implications.
  5. Guidance for Treatment: Post-diagnosis, the scan aids in determining the best treatment route, whether it’s surgical intervention, medications, or other therapies.
  6. Reassurance: For men who might be experiencing symptoms or have found a lump, the scan can provide peace of mind by ruling out serious conditions.
  7. Monitoring: For those with known testicular conditions or after surgeries, regular scans can help monitor the situation and ensure everything is normal.

In essence, a Testicular Ultrasound Scan is an essential tool in men’s health, ensuring the well-being of a critical part of the male reproductive system.

A Testes/Scrotum ultrasound is a valuable diagnostic tool that can help identify a variety of conditions affecting the male reproductive system. Some of the conditions that can be detected with this ultrasound include:

  • Testicular Tumors or Masses: Benign or malignant growths in the testes can be visualized.
  • Epididymitis: Inflammation of the epididymis, often caused by infections.
  • Hydrocele: Accumulation of fluid around a testicle.
  • Varicocele: Enlarged veins in the scrotum, similar to varicose veins.
  • Testicular Torsion: A medical emergency where the spermatic cord becomes twisted, cutting off blood supply to the testicle.
  • Scrotal Hernia: A portion of the intestine or other tissue that protrudes into the scrotum.
  • Abscesses or Infections: Presence of pus or signs of infection in the testicular or scrotal region.
  • Traumatic Injuries: To evaluate the extent of injuries to the testicles and surrounding structures after trauma.
  • Undescended Testicle: A condition where one or both testicles fail to move from the abdomen to the scrotum before birth.
  • Cysts: Fluid-filled sacs that can develop in the testicle or epididymis.

Having a Testes/Scrotum ultrasound can provide valuable information about these and other conditions, helping doctors make an accurate diagnosis and formulate an effective treatment plan.


  1. Non-invasive: The ultrasound is a surface procedure that doesn’t require any incisions or injections.
  2. Painless: While the testicle region might be sensitive, the ultrasound itself is painless.
  3. Immediate Results: The results can be obtained and interpreted quickly, often during the same appointment.
  4. Safe Imaging: Ultrasound doesn’t use ionizing radiation (as X-rays do), making it a safer option for imaging.
  5. Cost-effective: Compared to other imaging modalities, ultrasounds are relatively less expensive.
  6. Dynamic Imaging: The real-time nature of ultrasound allows the radiologist to observe structures in motion, like blood flow.
  7. Guided Procedures: If needed, ultrasound can be used to guide needle biopsies or fluid aspirations.


The diagnostic imaging poses no known risks.

Overall, the Testis/Scrotal ultrasound is a highly beneficial and low-risk diagnostic tool, especially when conducted by trained professionals. It offers a quick, safe, and efficient method to diagnose and assess various scrotal and testicular conditions.


You might think about getting a Testes/Scrotum ultrasound if:

  • Your testicles hurt for no clear reason.
  • You feel any lumps or bumps in your scrotum(Even Small).
  • Your testicles suddenly look bigger or smaller.
  • Your scrotum feels heavier than usual.
  • You had an injury down there and want to check things out.
  • You’re having trouble having a baby and want to see if there’s a problem.
  • You or your doctor are keeping an eye on a known issue.
  • You want to check the blood flow in your scrotum.
  • You had a procedure (like a vasectomy) and want to make sure everything’s okay.

Even if most lumps in the scrotum aren’t cancerous, it’s crucial not to overlook them and not ignore them.

you will be guided to lie on your back. A small amount of water-based gel will be applied to your scrotum. Our sonographer will move the probe on your scrotal sac to produce diagnostic ultrasound images. You will not feel any discomfort during your ultrasound scan. A testicular ultrasound scan is regularly completed within 20 minutes. You should get the results quickly, although further tests may be necessary to confirm a diagnosis.

No preparation is necessary for this scan.
It’s recommended that you wear loose and comfortable clothing and that you take off any jewellery.

There is no specific type of care required after a Testes/Scrotum Ultrasound.

After the Scan, the sonographer will review the images and may discuss preliminary findings with you. The final report (including Photos) will be sent to your Email or referring doctor within 24 hours. If any urgent findings are noted, appropriate actions or referrals will be recommended.

Testicular Ultrasound Scan

Checks For:
£ 195
  • Testis/ Scrotum
  • Signs of Infection or Injury
  • Varicoceles Impacting Fertility
  • Size and Structural Assessment
  • Signs of inflammation
  • Signs of Cancer
  • Abnormalities
  • Lumps, Masses & Tumours
  • Blood Flow

10 Years of Experience

Our Medical Ultrasound specialists are fully qualified with more than 10 years of experience. They are accredited and registered with their respective governing bodies.

latest technology

Using the latest technology, We follow all local protocols and national guidelines to provide the best diagnostic ultrasound service in London.

No Waiting List

We offer urgent appointments with no waiting list. We also collaborate with Private GPs, Specialists, and an onsite Pathology Laboratory.

No need for Referral

We offer a professional and affordable private Ultrasound Scan Service, allowing you to self-refer without the need for any referral from your GP.

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All your needs in one place

Thank you for choosing London Private Ultrasound. We have conveniently located in the famous London Harley Street area at The London Welbeck Hospital, 27 Welbeck Street, London W1G 8EN.

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