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Lump on my testicle sack

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not definitely: Please get it checked out asap. Hopefully just a hydrocecele.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
I agree with Dr. K,: It can be. If painful, it is much less likely to be cancer. Testicular tumours are usually painless.

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
It is best to see MD: There are several things that can be there and one is called varicocele, another is spermatocele. Have it examined by the doctor, i can assure it will... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possible varicocele: Feels like a 'bag of worms' in left scrotum when standing erect, disappears when lying down. Very common. Very common. Worth consuklting urologist if ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Yes : A doctor can palpate the difference between a testicle and epididymis.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: All doctors are trained to distinguish the location of mass and also trained to teach self examination, early detection is very important for complete... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
Exam needed: A doctor needs to examine you. A common cause for what you describe is a fludi filled sac called a spermatocele, although that is rarely seen at your ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
The "bag of strings": comment suggests what you are feeling, I believe. The epididymis is a coiled tube at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. Dependin... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Scrotal lump: Make sure lump is actually in scrotal sac & not attached to testicle itself. Lump in scrotal scar most likely benign post-operative sebaceous cyst... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Get examined: Most of the time new lumps are benign things, but you need to rule out the possibility of testicular cancer. A doctor can many times by just physical ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Get checked: Especially if this is a new lump, someone should examine you. Lumps in the testicle can be cancer, and the earlier it is found the better. Other less ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
See your doctor: Testicular lumps can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: What you described is not enough to know if the hard lump is in the scrotal wall or really inside the scrotum because many laypersons tend to describe... Read More

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