A 19-year-old male asked:
i feel a tiny hard lump up my right testicle like one grain rice , near the spermatic cord i can't know exactly ? is that normal ? or may be a cancer?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Male Anatomy: As mentioned in the previous answer this is fully normal. It is not cancer.
4704 viewsAnswered Nov 21, 2020
Urology 12 years experience
Not normal: Masses in the scrotum are common, but need evaluation by a urologist before you make any decisions about their significance. And, yes, it could be cancer.
4393 viewsAnswered Dec 21, 2018
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Scrotal pearl: Not exactly normal, but almost certainly benign. Scrotal pearls are tiny hard masses, usually size of grain of rice, occasionally larger & end result of calcification of a sloughed appendix testis or appendix epididymis. U may have had episode of scotal pain when such structure twisted & then went away on its own. Still worth scrotal ultrasound to make sure.
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Last updated Jan 26, 2021
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