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My friend told me there is a tiny ball attached to his testicle, what can this be?

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Dr. Kristin Kozakowski answered

Specializes in Urology

Epidydmal cyst: Your friend should see his doctor for an exam and a testicular ultrasound to further investigate this "tiny ball". It is likely to be a cyst on the epididymis or a cyst on the testicle. However, testicular tumors can also feel like a tiny ball on the testicle so he definitely needs a testicular ultrasound to rule out a tumor.

Answered 9/25/2016

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Dr. George Klauber answered

Specializes in Pediatric Urology

Head of epididymis: Which can feel like a little cyst. Could also be a small benign cyst of or large appendix testis, some ectopic abdominal tissue or 1:1, 000, 000 a supernumery testis.

Answered 3/21/2012

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

He should get seen: Even the very round-like-a-ball masses, which tend to be adenomatoid tumors, need to be checked by a competent physician. We don't want to miss cancer.

Answered 10/12/2016

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