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Here's What Blue Balls Actually Are

Yes, they're real. No, they're not blue.

So, blue balls are actually a thing.

The term blue balls refers to the testicular pain that happens after prolonged sexual stimulation — without ejaculation.

Here's WHY it happens:

But they don't actually turn blue.

It IS usually relieved by ejaculating.

We repeat: Blue balls are annoying and painful, but you shouldn't feel GUILTY if your partner has them.

You don't need to go to the doctor — unless you have SERIOUS testicular pain.