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A 37-year-old male asked:

I am 37 year old married father of 2 kids having severe pain and swelling in my left epididymis also hv epididymal cyst what is this and how to treat?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Epididimal cyst: An epididimal cyst is known as a spermatozoa vowel. Sperm becomes clogged in the epididymis and cause pain. Most of the time treatment is not needed as the problem will resolve itself. Sometime surgery is needed to reverse the pain.

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